2020 Department of Psychology Scholarship Opportunities

The Department of Psychology is pleased to announce two scholarship opportunities for psychology majors who will be juniors or seniors next year.
 
These are excellent scholarship opportunities and students who meet the criteria are strongly encouraged to apply. Note that these scholarships have different application requirements. You may apply for both if you meet the requirements, but you must submit separate applications with the required attachments. See the application forms for details.  Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. 
 

Deadline to apply:  April 17, 2020
Incomplete or late applications cannot be considered.
Please scan all documents and email that complete document to psyadvis@pitt.edu.

Winners will be selected by a faculty committee headed by the department chair. Winners will be notified by the Pittsburgh Foundation mid-summer of their acceptance.

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The Dr. John Knox Hall, Jr. Scholarship of the Pittsburgh Foundation was created in memory of Dr. Hall, a psychology faculty member. It is expected that three awards will be made for next year. Each award, of over $4,000, will benefit a junior or senior majoring in psychology who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement.

Applicants for this award must meet the following criteria:

  • Junior or senior status by fall 2020;
  • Overall QPA of 3.5 or higher as of the end of the fall term of 2019;
  • Plans for a career in psychology.
  • Application is available here.

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The Rose and Zachary Caplan Scholarship Fund of the Pittsburgh Foundation was created to provide financial assistance to undergraduate students majoring in psychology at the University of Pittsburgh. It is expected that four awards of over $4,000 each will be made for next year.

Applicants for this award must meet the following criteria:

  • Junior or senior status by fall 2020;
  • Overall QPA of 3.0 or higher as of the end of the fall term of 2019;
  • Demonstration of financial need;
  • Evidence of community service/volunteer work.
  • Application available here.