Pittsburgh Foundation Scholarships

 

The Dr. John Knox Hall, Jr. Scholarship

The Dr. John Knox Hall, Jr. Scholarship Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation was created in memory of Dr. John Knox Hall, Jr., a professor of psychology at the University of Pittsburgh, to benefit a junior or senior majoring in psychology at the University of Pittsburgh.

Average Award: $3,800
Award Type: Single-Year Award
Deadline: April 19, 2019

Applicants for this award must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a psychology major at the University of Pittsburgh.
  • Be entering their junior or senior year.
  • Maintain a grade point average of 3.0 - 4.0.
  • Complete an application and include a one page essay explaining their goals in the field of psychology.

Download the Dr. John Knox Hall, Jr. Scholarship application »

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The Rose and Zachary Caplan Scholarship

The Rose and Zachary Caplan Scholarship Fund of The PittsburghFoundation was created to provide financial assistance to undergraduate students majoring in psychology at the University of Pittsburgh.

Average Award: $4,300
Award Type: Single Year. Previous recipients are encouraged to re-apply in consecutive years.
Deadline: April 19, 2019

Applicants for this award must meet the following criteria:

  • Attend the University of Pittsburgh.
  • Pursue a degree or studies in psychology.
  • Demonstrate financial need;
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

Download the Rose and Zachary Caplan Scholarship application »

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Application Requirements

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.

Applications are due no later than APRIL 19, 2019.  Please scan all documents into one and email that completed application document to psyadvis@pitt.edu.

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

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Previous Winners

Dr. John Knox Hall, Jr. Scholarship — 2017-18 

Danielle Apple
Claire Chu
Aashna Waiwood
Peter Zheng

Rose and Zachary Caplan Scholarship — 2017-18

Hannah Ayers
Anna Swink
Alexander Tran
Jeffrey Unterberger

Dr. John Knox Hall, Jr. Scholarship — 2016-17

Miranda Bridgwater
Morgan Lindenmuth
Goda Tarcijonas

Rose and Zachary Caplan Scholarship — 2016-17

Inseong Lee
Mary Mehlburger
Alexander Pang
Danielle Turk

Dr. John Knox Hall, Jr. Scholarship — 2015-16

Rachel Kosciusko
Andrew Krane
Mehrgol Tiv

Rose and Zachary Caplan Scholarship — 2015-16

Brandi Ashley
Miranda Bridgwater
Paige McLaughlin
Alexa Connors

Dr. John Knox Hall, Jr. Scholarship — 2014-15

Maria Alessi
Rebecca Bosetti
Kendra Guinness
Sara Winter

Rose and Zachary Caplan Scholarship — 2014-15

Alexa Connors
Elizabeth Mortenson
Katherine Willie
Erika Wise

DeVito-Lipner Family Student Fund (undergraduate research award) — 2014-15

Eva Dice
Pietra Bruni
Eliana Munro
Elizabeth Mortenson
Elizabeth Yoder