|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.
Eight scholarships of $3,000 each are awarded annually for a total of $24,000.
Major funding for these scholarships was given by GEICO Insurance, Psi Chi members, and additional donors dedicated to providing students with educational opportunities.
All applications are due to the application portal by July 5.
The application portal will open approximately 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 button below.
Dominican UniversityEsmeralda, 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.
Central Connecticut State UniversityHelena 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.
Ohio UniversityTaylor 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.
Eastern Connecticut State UniversityKelly 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.
Augustana CollegeThao 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.
University of Missouri-St. LouisJoseph 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.
California Lutheran UniversityOnce undocumented now a first generation student pursuing a degree in higher education.