Scholarships & Awards
The Psychology Department offers the following scholarships/awards:
- Allegany County Mental Health Association Scholarship
The Mental Health Association of Allegany County has provided an endowed scholarship for an Allegany County resident preparing for a career in the mental health area. The award is $300.00 ($150/semester). The award is for an outstanding student with a financial need. Students usually submit papers or projects they have completed in support of their application. The Psychology Department determines financial need. Applications are available right after Spring Break of each year and the deadline for submission is generally near May 1. Applications may be picked up from the Psychology Department office.
- Psychology Department Honors
Each year, a student will be selected to receive department honors for academic excellence. The selection is based on GPA and demonstration of scholarly behavior by a student. The recipient is honored at a university-wide awards ceremony.
- John Allison Award
The John Allison Award is given each year to the student who demonstrates academic excellence and outstanding service. The recipient is honored at a department-wide awards ceremony and his or her name is added to a plaque that is displayed in the department.
- Psych Club Student Scholarship
Each year the Psych Club awards a student money to be put towards the purchase of text books for the following year. Eligible students must be Junior-status or younger and a member of Psych Club. See the Psych Club President for more information
Note: Scholarship/award information is subject to change.