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Psi Chi Undergraduate Scholarships

Psi Chi Undergraduate Scholarships


The Psi Chi Undergraduate Scholarships help defray the direct educational costs (e.g., tuition, institutional fees, required textbooks) of exceptional Psi Chi undergraduate students.

Budget Award

Eight scholarships of $3,000 each are awarded annually for a total of $24,000.


All applications are due to the application portal by July 5.

The application portal will open approximately no later than 30 days before the deadline.

During the time the application portal is closed, the program details of the previous round may be viewed by clicking the Preview/Apply button below.


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Psi Chi is an IRS designated 501(c)(3) charitable organization; all gifts are tax deductible.

Esmeralda Mariscal

Dominican University
Esmeralda, 20, is a first generation college student from Cicero, IL. She is currently attending Dominican University, majoring in Psychology and minoring in Spanish Studies. Her dream career would be working with a non-profit organization that helps to empower women, especially women of color.

Helena Swanson

Central Connecticut State University
Helena Swanson is a senior at Central Connecticut State University majoring in Psychology and minoring in Gerontology. She is CCSU's Psi Chi Chapter's President. She hopes to pursue a Ph. D. in Social, Health, or Community Psychology after graduating with her Bachelor of Arts in May 2019.

Taylor Gardner

Ohio University
Taylor Gardner is a senior at Ohio University majoring in Psychology and minoring in Biological Sciences. She is President of the Ohio University chapter of Psi Chi, Editor-in-Chief of The Athena Yearbook, and a mentor to first year psychology students.

Kelly Bielonko

Eastern Connecticut State University
Kelly is an incoming senior UG student at Eastern Connecticut State University pursuing a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Industrial-Organizational Psychological Science. Her concentrations and passions are occupational health and leadership focusing on organizational culture, diversity and work-life balance. Her goal is to build healthy and effective workplaces.

Thao Pham

Augustana College
Thao Pham is an undergraduate student at Augustana College (IL) majoring in psychology and communication studies with a minor in sociology. Soon a graduate with honors in psychology, Thao is planning to pursue a Ph.D. in social psychology. She wants to study family dynamics and child development.

Joseph McBride

University of Missouri-St. Louis
Joseph McBride was raised by a first generation family in rural Missouri. Throughout life he stumbled, but maintained an ability to help others, and found a way to apply this passion to academia. Through diligence, he maintains a 4.0 GPA, and will be applying to Clinical Psychology PhD programs.

Sandy Gonzalez

California Lutheran University
Once undocumented now a first generation student pursuing a degree in higher education.

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