Scholarships for Graduate Degrees in Counseling and Psychology

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Here you will find a broad range of scholarships for graduate degrees in counseling in psychology. Both specific and more general scholarships are listed here. There are many organizations that offer students in the field of counseling and psychology scholarships. Scholarships are often offered in an effort to recruit talented and gifted students to contribute to the field through research and/or contributions to a specific population.

Financially, the scholarships listed here cover the full spectrum from $500 to full tuition. Depending on your area of interest and the specific topic within the field of counseling and psychology that you are passionate about we are sure you will find a scholarship of interest here.

Graduate students are also always encouraged to explore the funding opportunities offered by their department and/or university. Many counseling and psychology programs offer their graduate students financial assistance through graduate assistantships that often cover tuition, fees, and offer health insurance in exchange for research and teaching in your chosen field at the college or university.

APAGS/Psi Chi Junior Scientist Fellowship Grants

The Psi Chi International Honor Society in Psychology offers the APAGS/ Psi Chi Junior Scientist Fellowship Grants. Twelve $1,000 fellowships are available to students who are members of Psi Chi and the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS). Students must be within the first 12 months of their master’s or doctoral program to be eligible. The purpose of the program is to support applicants in learning how to successfully compete for a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship in the future. Recipients of the award can use the $1,000 for funding direct research costs.

Deadline: June 30th

Amount: 12 fellowships @ $1,000 each

Eligibility:

  • Must be member of both Psi Chi and the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students
  • Student to be entering first year (or first semester of second year) in a research based master’s or doctoral program.
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American Fellowships Dissertation Fellowship

The American Association of University Women offers the American Fellowships Dissertation Fellowship. The program, established in 1888, offers graduate funding to women. The program offers $20,000 of funding to full time students allowing them to prepare and conduct research and complete dissertations. The Dissertation Fellowship aims to support living expenses so that a student can focus full time on her dissertation.

Deadline: November 15th

Amount: $ 20,000.00

Eligibility:

  • Must be in final year of writing dissertation and have completed all coursework & exams
  • Women in all fields of study
  • US Citizen

Annette Urso Rickel Foundation Dissertation Award for Public Policy

The American Psychological Foundation (APF) offers the Annette Urso Rickel Foundation Dissertation Award for Public Policy. The APF provides a range of scholarships and grants to psychology students with a focus on advancing the field of psychology and improving people’s lives. This award focuses on supporting dissertation research in public policy that would contribute to improving systems, services, and support for children, young adults, and families.

Deadline: October 1st

Amount: $ 1,000.00

Eligibility:

  • Must be a full time graduate student in psychology at an accredited institution in North America
  • Must have completed doctoral candidacy and have demonstrated research competence
  • Must have received IRB approval if applicable

APA/APAGS Award for Distinguished Graduate Student In Professional Psychology

The APA/ APAGS Award for Distinguished Graduate Student in Professional Psychology acknowledges an outstanding graduate student in psychology. This student will have shown promise in the practice and application of psychology. Applicants will have a commitment to working with under-served populations. The recipient will receive an award of $1,000 along with an opportunity to present at the APA’s convention in Washington, DC. The invitation to the convention includes a waived registration fee along with $1,500 in expenses for attending the convention.

Deadline: June 1st

Amount: $ 1,000.00

Eligibility:

  • Graduate student in psychology
  • Students from all psychology sub-specialties are encouraged to apply
  • Commitment to working with under-served populations

APF Division 49 Group Psychology and/or Group Psychotherapy Travel Grant

The American Psychological Foundation (APF) offers the APF Division 49 Group Psychology and/or Group Psychotherapy Travel Grant. Applicants should be trained in group psychology and /or group psychotherapy. Recipients can receive up to $1,500 in funding (receipts required) for travel. The travel should be for the intended purposes of improving the individual’s skills in teaching, research, clinical work, and supervision.

Deadline: June 1st

Amount: Up to $1,500

Eligibility:

  • Must be a graduate student or member of APA Division 49
  • Must have group psychology or group psychotherapy knowledge
  • Must be connected with a charitable and educational nonprofit institution

APF Graduate Student Scholarships

The American Psychological Foundation (APF) offers 21 annual scholarships for Graduate Student Research. The award amount for the scholarships ranges from $1,000 to $5,000. The scholarship is intended to support graduate students in the field of psychology with research costs for their thesis or dissertation. Applicants will submit their research proposal and be evaluated on the content and the intended contribution. Students previous accomplishments will also be weighed in the evaluation process.

Deadline: June 30th

Amount: Range from $1,000 – $5,000

Eligibility:

  • Graduate student in an interim master’s program or a doctoral program

Benton-Meier Neuropsychology Scholarships

The American Psychological Foundation (APF) offers the Benton-Meier Neuropsychology Scholarships. The APF has been offering scholarships to psychology students and early career psychologists since 1953. This specific scholarship is for up-and-coming neuropsychology students with the goal of fostering future success. The program offers two scholarships in the amount of $2,500 each.

Deadline: June 1st

Amount: 2 @ $2,500

Eligibility:

  • Must have completed doctoral candidacy and have demonstrated research competence

California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) Educational Foundation Scholarships

The California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) Educational Foundation will be offering three scholarships and one grant in 2017. The scholarships are awarded at $4,000 each and the grant offers $2,500. Additionally, students who receive the awards will be recognized at the CAMFT annual conference with travel expenses and registration covered. Applicants can choose one grant or scholarship to apply for. Applicants should note that preference will be given to CAMFT members, but membership is not required.

Deadline: January 13th

Amount: 2 Scholarships @ $4,000 each

Eligibility:

  • Enrolled in good standing in a Marriage & Family Therapy accredited program
  • Specific eligibility requirements are minimal but vary by each of the scholarships/ grant see program website for specifics
  • Active in community events & programs

RESOURCE: Top 10 Accredited Online Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy Degree Programs 2016

Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) Student Research Grant

The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) CACREP is offering funding to a student or a group of students focused on research related to CACREP’s accreditation mission. Suggested and relevant research topics could include learning outcomes, supervision, professional development, or anything related to accreditation. Students can receive up to $500 for their research. Students will be expected to share their data findings with the CACREP.

Deadline: No Date

Amount: $ 500.00

Eligibility:

  • Enrolled in good standing in a CACREP accredited master’s or doctoral program

Diversity Scholarship for Emerging Leaders

The Diversity Scholarship for Emerging Leaders is offered by the AAMFT. This scholarship aims to support minorities in marriage and family therapy. Recipients will receive up to $3,000 (cash award) as well as travel expenses and registration for the annual AAMFT conference. It is a preference that applicants be students or graduates of a COAMFTE program but it is not a requirement.

Deadline: January

Amount: $ 3,000.00

Eligibility:

  • Pre-Clinical Fellows, Student, and Clinical Fellows who have been members of the AAMFT for less than 5 years
  • An individual of a minority population

Dr. Hans and Clara Zimmerman Foundation Health Scholarships

The Hawai’i Community Foundation offers numerous scholarships to college students including the Dr. Hans and Clara Zimmerman Foundation Health Scholarships. The Zimmerman foundation that was initially established by Dr. Hans Zimmerman has grown to be one of the largest scholarship funds in Hawai’i. Over $600,000 was awarded in scholarships in the 2014-2015 academic year. This scholarship is intended to provide financial support to full time college students who are residents of the state of Hawaii. The specific purpose of this scholarship is to support students majoring in a health field (could include clinical psychology).

Deadline: February 18th

Amount: Varies

Eligibility:

  • Hawaiian resident pursuing a health related field, including clinical psychology
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Full time student at an accredited, not-for-profit institution

RESOURCE: The 50 Best Ph.D. Programs in Clinical Psychology 2016

Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Child Psychology Graduate Student Fellowship

The American Psychological Foundation offers the Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Child Psychology Graduate Student Fellowship. The focus of this funding is to provide graduate students scholarships and fellowships to support their research in the area of child psychology. Specific areas of focus within child psychology could include: child-clinical; pediatric; educational; and developmental. This fellowship would be a tremendous resource for graduate students in the field of child psychology with multiple awards (of up to $25,000) offered each year.

Deadline: November 15th

Amount: Multiple fellowships up to $25,000

Eligibility:

  • Completed doctoral candidacy
  • Research in and commitment to the area of child psychology
  • Must have received IRB approval if applicable.

Esther Katz Rosen Fund Grants

The American Psychological Foundation (APF) offers the Esther Katz Rosen Fund Grants. The APF provides a range of scholarships and grants to psychology students with a focus on advancing the field of psychology and improving people’s lives. The APF also emphasises supporting students and early career psychologists through the funding of scholarships, fellowships, and grants. This specific fund is aimed at advancing knowledge of gifted children. Applicants need to be a graduate student at an accredited institution or be an early career psychologist (have completed doctoral degree less than 10 years ago). Grants range from $1,000 to $50,000.

Deadline: March 1st

Amount: Grants from $1,000 to $50,000 are available

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be affiliated with a school or educational institution
  • Applicants must be a graduate student or hold a doctoral degree from an accredited university

Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) Scholarship

The NBCC foundation offers the Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) Scholarship with the support of the Center for Credentialing & Education (CCE). Three $5,000 scholarships are available (one domestic and two international). The goal of this scholarship fund is to grow the number of counselors trained to provide career development. The foundation has the goal of strengthening the field of counseling with targeted resources.

Deadline: May

Amount: 3 Scholarships of $5,000

Eligibility:

  • Enrolled in good standing in a CACREP accredited master’s program and have an active GCDF credential (U.S. applicants)
  • Specific eligibility requirements apply for international applicants. See website.
  • Must agree to offer career counseling services for two years

Graduate Student Research Grants

The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) offers three $1,000 Graduate Student Research Grants. The goal of the grant is to encourage student initiated research. Competitive applicants will show the ability to produce research that promotes the NASP goals and mission as well as contributes to the field of school psychology. Award winners will have the opportunity to present their research at a NASP conference (with the support of up to $500 in travel grants).

Deadline: September 15th

Amount: Three $1,000 Scholarships

Eligibility:

  • NASP student members in school psychology training programs (doctoral or non-doctoral)

Ida M. Pope Memorial Scholarship

The Hawai’i Community Foundation offers the Ida M. Pope Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship was established to support female residents of Hawaii with Hawaiian ancestry. Applicants should have an interest in studying education, health, science, or mathematics (including the areas of counseling and social work). Competitive applicants will have a GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Deadline: February 18th

Amount: Varies

Eligibility:

  • A female Hawaiian resident with Hawaiian ancestry
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Full time student at an accredited, not-for-profit institution
  • Minimum 3.5 GPA

Indian Health Services Scholarship

The Indian Health Service (IHS) Scholarship is available through Indian Health Services, the Federal Health Program for American Indians and Alaska Natives. The scholarships support American Indian and Alaska Native health professions students in gaining and education and starting a health related career. Recipients of the scholarship will receive receive financial aid that will cover tuition, fees, educational, and living expenses. For living expenses IHS offers students a monthly stipend of at least $1,500 a month to cover living expenses. Scholarships will be awarded based on three main areas: academic performance; faculty/ employer evaluations; and applicant essays. Recipients of the award will go on to give back to the American Indian and Alaska Native communities through a two year commitment with an Indian health program in their chosen area of focus.

Deadline: April 22nd

Amount: 100% tuition plus books & living stipend

Eligibility:

  • Be a member of a federally recognized American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native village
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Agree to a minimum of 2 years service at an Indian health facility post graduation

Kenneth B. and Mamie P. Clark Grant

The American Psychological Foundation offers the Kenneth B. and Mamie P. Clark Grant. The funding for this grant is focused on children in grades K-8. The emphasis is on research that promotes further understanding of the connection between sense of self and academic success for this age group. Additionally, applicants should be aware of the work done by Kenneth and Mamie Clark on race and power’s impact on the development of children, and be motivated to continue this research. The grant rotates each year between funding a graduate student and an early career psychologist (10 years or less post doctorate). One $10,000 grant is available.

Deadline: June 15th

Amount: $ 10,000.00

Eligibility:

  • Graduate student or early career psychologist (no more than 10 years post doctoral)

NASP-ERT Minority Scholarship Program

The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) offers the NASP-ERT Minority Scholarship Program. This scholarship is intended for students enrolled in a specialist level school psychology training program (not a doctoral program). This scholarship is designed to offer minority students the opportunity to reach their career goals of becoming a school psychologist. By reducing the financial barriers the program hopes to increase diversity within the field of school psychology and thereby have the opportunity to offer more culturally diverse practitioners and services to diverse school based populations. The program is able to award a few $5,000 scholarships annually.

Deadline: Not Listed

Amount: $5,000

Eligibility:

  • Minority student in good academic standing with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • NASP member enrolled in an NASP approved school psychology program and or regionally accredited institution
  • Career goal of becoming a practicing school psychologist

NBCC Minority Fellowship Program (Master’s Addictions)

The NBCC foundation offers the NBCC Minority Fellowship Program (Master’s Addiction) scholarship. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) makes this program possible through grants they contribute to the NBCC. The program is able to offer 40 scholarships of $11,000 each to master’s level addiction counseling students. Qualified applicants will have a firm understanding of and experience with diverse populations as well as a commitment to providing substance abuse counseling services to under-served minority youth. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: Application period opens in September

Amount: 40 fellowships of up to $11,000

Eligibility:

  • Student must not receive any other federal funds (except for federal student loans)
  • Full time student in an accredited master’s program (addictions counseling major or CACREP accredited with addictions counseling concentration)
  • Knowledge of and experience with diverse populations
  • Commitment to pursuing NCC certification
  • Commitment to providing addictions counseling to underserved, minority youth for two years after graduation

NBCC Minority Fellowship Program (Master’s Mental Health)

The NBCC Minority Fellowship Program for mental health counseling is for students in a CACREP accredited master’s program in counseling. The NBCC Foundation with support from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is able to offer 40 fellowships of $5,000. Qualified applicants will have a firm understanding of and experience with diverse populations as well as a commitment to mental health counseling services to under-served minority youth. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: Application period opens in September

Amount: 40 Fellowships of $5,000

Eligibility:

  • Student must not receive any other federal funds (except for federal student loans)
  • Full time master’s student in a CACREP accredited counseling program
  • Knowledge of and experience with diverse populations
  • Commitment to pursuing NCC certification
  • Commitment to providing mental health counseling to underserved, minority youth for two years after graduation

NBCC Minority Fellowship Program (MFP)

The NBCC foundation, with support from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is able to offer the NBCC Minority Fellowship Program (MFP). This program is for doctoral students in counseling. Each fellowship is for $20,000. In 2016 the program was able to offer 23 doctoral-level counseling fellowships. Competitive applicants will have experience working with diverse populations. Additionally, applicants should be committed to supporting under-served minority populations through direct service of (or training and supervision of practitioners offering) mental health and substance abuse counseling.

Deadline: Application period opens in September

Amount: 23 Doctoral Fellowships of $20,000

Eligibility:

  • Student must not receive any other federal funds (except for federal student loans)
  • Knowledge of and experience with diverse populations
  • Commitment to providing mental health and substance abuse services to underserved minority populations
  • Applicants must have the NCC certification and be in good standing (or be able to receive it within three months of award- see website for more specifics on this)
  • Full time doctoral student in good standing in a CACREP accredited counseling program

NBCCF Military Scholarship

The NBCC Foundation offers the NBCCF Military Scholarship. The goal of this scholarship is to increase access to mental health services for military personnel and their families. The scholarships are intended for active duty (or service in the last five years) military service-members and their spouses who are working towards their graduate degree and a career in professional counseling. Graduates will then go on to use their personal and professional experience to provide professional counseling services to servicemembers, veterans, and their families.

Deadline: Application period opens in September

Amount: 5 scholarship for $5,000

Eligibility:

  • Military service members, veterans, and their spouses
  • Active-duty and have served in the military in the last five years
  • Enrolled in good standing in a CACREP accredited master’s level counseling program
  • Commitment to obtaining NCC certification
  • Commitment to serving military personnel for at least two years

NBCCF Rural Scholarship

The NBCCF Rural Scholarship is offered by the NBCC Foundation. This scholarship is for students who are enrolled in a CACREP accredited master’s in counseling program. Applicants for this scholarship should have an interest in and commitment to living and working in a rural community. Rural communities often lack services to resources such as mental health counseling and this scholarship aims to increase access to resources for individuals and families living in rural communities.

Deadline: Application period opens in September

Amount: 5 scholarships for $5,000

Eligibility:

  • Live in a rural area, specific terms apply
  • Enrolled in good standing in a CACREP accredited master’s level counseling program
  • Commitment to obtaining NCC certification
  • Commitment to living in a rural community and serving a rural population for at least two years

Predoctoral Fellowship in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

The APA offers the Predoctoral Fellowship in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services which is made possible by a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Association (SAMHSA). This fellowship is for students in doctoral psychology programs such as clinical, counseling, or school psychology. Students who identify as ethnic minorities are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: January 15th

Amount: Not Listed

Eligibility:

  • Doctoral student in an APA accredited program
  • Committed to working with ethnic minorities
  • Students are not eligible for fellowship during their internship year

Psi Chi Graduate Fellowships

The International Honor Society in Psychology (Psi Chi) offers eight $3,000 fellowships. Applicants should be able to articulate how the fellowship funds will support their work towards an academic career. The program aims to support students who are pursuing a career in of teaching in the field of psychology. Additionally, preference will be given to applicants who have been members of Psi Chi since their time in college as an undergraduate.

Deadline: January 13th

Amount: 8 fellowships for $3,000 each

Eligibility:

  • Most Psi Chi awards and grants are only offered to members of Psi Chi supporting qualifying students with a smaller applicant pool

Randy F. Gerson Memorial Grant

The American Psychological Foundation (APF) offers the Randy F. Gearson Memorial Grant. The area of emphasis for this grant is on work in family and couple dynamics as well as multi-generational processes. Students with an interest in this area with a desire to contribute to the field are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to students with a focus on Bowen family systems theory. This grant offers $6,000 annually.

Deadline: February 1st

Amount: $ 6,000.00

Eligibility:

  • Graduate student in psychology in good standing at an accredited university
  • Show competence in the area that the grant is funding
  • IRB approval if applicable

Roy Scrivner Memorial Research Grants

The Roy Scrivner Memorial Research Grant is offered by the American Psychological Foundation (APF). The purpose of this grant is to promote graduate research in the area of LGBT family issues. This grant is to encourage the advancement and understanding of the challenges faced by LGBT families as well as the resilience, strengths, and coping mechanisms that LGBT individuals and families utilize. One grant of up to $15,000 is available each year. Preference will be given to applicants who have shown a commitment to this topic through research and their dissertation proposal.

Deadline: November 1st

Amount: $ 15,000.00

Eligibility:

  • Graduate student in good standing with an endorsement from a supervising professor
  • Show a commitment to LGBT family issues
  • IRB approval if applicable

Scott and Paul Pearsall Scholarship

The American Psychological Foundation is requesting proposals for the Scott and Paul Pearsall Scholarship. This scholarship aims to support the work of graduate students looking at the experience of adults living with physical disabilities. Attention to the emotional impact as well as the stigma experienced by individuals with disabilities is encouraged. An emphasis of this project is on promoting the understanding and increasing the public’s awareness through the media.

Deadline: October 1st

Amount: $ 10,000.00

Eligibility:

  • Graduate student in good standing at an accredited university
  • IRB approval if applicable

Stephanie Nicole Ross Foundation Graduate Scholarship

The Stephanie Nicole Ross Foundation offers scholarships for graduate students in the state of Florida. This scholarship is named in honor of a young woman who was interested in working with individuals with neurological conditions, she also was passionate about animals. The scholarship is intended for individuals studying psychology or a related field. A new foundation, they have given out two $1,000 scholarships in 2015, and will award two more for the 2016-2017 school year. For graduate students, in the field of psychology in Florida, this is a good scholarship to keep an eye on.

Deadline: April 15th

Amount: $ 1,000.00

Eligibility:

  • Graduate student in Florida

The Betty W. Robbins Endowed Scholarship

The National Association of Junior Auxiliaries (NAJA), Inc. offers the Betty W. Robbins Endowed Scholarship. NAJA is focused on providing services to the public with a focus on children. This scholarship is intended for graduate students with a focus on working with children. The area of study should focus on the special needs of young people. A broad range of potential areas of study include but are not limited to: counseling; psychology; mental health; and special education. Recipients of the scholarship may reapply for continued study if more time is needed to complete graduate degree.

Deadline: February 1st

Amount: Varies

Eligibility:

  • Permanent resident in a state with a Junior Auxiliary Chapter (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee)
  • Intend to work with directly with children post graduation
  • Planning to attend a college or university in the U.S. (full or part time study)

The F. Edward Hébert Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program

The U.S. Army offers the F. Edward Hébert Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program. The scholarship offers recipients full tuition as well as a monthly stipend of more than $2,000. Qualified applicants will be studying at an accredited program in a health field such as: medicine, psychiatric nurse practitioner, and clinical or counseling psychology. Additional financial incentives are offered for students when they graduate and move into the professional field and active duty.

Deadline: Not Listed

Amount: 100% tuition plus books & living stipend

Eligibility:

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and be enrolled in an accredited graduate program
  • Maintain full time status while in program
  • Qualify as a commissioned officer and commit to active duty service for each year you receive the scholarship

RESOURCE: The 50 Best Doctoral Programs in Counseling Psychology 2015

The Mathilda B. Canter Education and Training Award

The American Psychological Association offers the Mathilda B. Canter Education and Training Award. Students who submit the best paper on the topic of the education, training, and supervision of psychotherapists will receive a cash prize of $500. Four awards are offered. Students who receive the award will also have the honor of their abstract being published in the Psychotherapy Bulletin.

Deadline: April 1st

Amount: 4 awards at $500 each

Eligibility:

  • Papers must be based on work completed by the primary author during graduate study

The Melanie Foundation Scholarship

The Melanie Foundation Scholarship is for students pursuing a master’s or doctoral degree in a mental health field. This scholarship is looking for applicants with an area of interest and focus in the field of mental health similar to the ideals and values of Melanie Merola O’Donnell. The Melanie Foundation is focused on raising awareness of about issues of mental health and community violence. Recipients of the scholarship will offer support to victims of violence, emergency management professionals, and healthcare professionals.

Deadline: March 6th

Amount: $ 2,500.00

Eligibility:

  • Enrolled in or accepted into an accredited graduate program majoring in the mental health field in the United States
  • Provide evidence of involvement in extracurricular, volunteer, research, and/or career-related activities
  • Interest or experience in the areas of focus of Melanie Merola O’Donnell

The Television Academy Foundation’s Mister Rogers Memorial Scholarship Program

The Television Foundation offers the Mister Rogers Memorial Scholarship Program. Two $5,000 scholarships are available to graduate students in master’s or doctoral programs (or graduating seniors about to begin a graduate program). Applicants should be passionate about a career in children’s media with a strong understanding of and goal to further the work of Fred Rogers. Counselors and therapists often place an emphasis on supporting children in understanding their feelings and having a strong sense of self worth allowing this scholarship to be a good fit for counseling and psychology graduate students. These scholarships are intended to be used for projects rather than tuition. Another aspect of this award is that recipients will have the invaluable opportunity to be mentored throughout the year by professionals in children’s programming.

Deadline: January 31st

Amount: 2 Scholarships @ $5,000 each

Eligibility:

  • Graduating undergraduate senior going directly to graduate School or a graduate student
  • Applicant should have desire to work in children’s media
  • Students with interest in early childhood education, child development, child psychology, film,/tv production or animation

U.S. Navy Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP) for Clinical Psychology

The Navy Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP) for Clinical Psychology offers 100% tuition assistance as well as a stipend. Recipients of the ward will be eligible for a monthly stipend of $2,200 to support them in covering living expenses for up to 36 months. Clinical Psychologists in the Navy play an important role in supporting service members around the world throughout their service. Specific requirements apply around specialty and service requirement, students interested in this areas of specialty should see the program website for more information.

Deadline: December 1st

Amount: 100% tuition plus books & living stipend

Eligibility:

  • Be a U.S. Citizen between ages 18 and 41
  • Willing to serve at least 3 years of Active Duty in Navy
  • Currently enrolled in an eligible clinical psychology program

RESOURCE: 50 Best Psy.D. Programs in Clinical Psychology 2016

Violet and Cyril Franks Scholarship

The American Psychological Foundation offers the Violet and Cyril Franks Scholarship. Applicants for this scholarship should have a commitment to developing a career around eliminating the stigma and discrimination experienced by individuals with mental illness. Qualified applicants will have shown an interest in this area with goals around developing strategies and interventions to further reduce stigma and discrimination while strengthening the public’s understanding of mental illness.

Deadline: May 15th

Amount: $ 5,000.00

Eligibility:

  • Full time graduate student in good standing at an accredited university
  • Show a commitment to stigma issues
  • IRB approval if applicable

Wayne F. Placek Grant

The American Psychological Foundation offers the Wayne F. Placek Grant of $15,000 annually. The Wayne F. Placek Grant aims to promote research supporting LGBT individuals and families the LGBT community. The program encourages graduate students as well as early career researchers to apply. The Placek Foundation has awarded more than 1 million dollars over the last twenty years.

Deadline: March 1st

Amount: $ 15,000.00

Eligibility:

  • Doctoral level researcher or graduate student at an educational institution or nonprofit research organization
  • IRB approval if applicable

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