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Undergraduate Scholarships in Psycholog

Friends of Psychology Endowed Scholarship for Rising Seniors

The Friends of Psychology Endowed Scholarship was funded by several contributions from Psychology Department alumni and friends. All juniors about to enter their senior year may apply. The recipient is chosen based on academic performance, campus and community activities, and a statement of future goals. The scholarship amount varies, but is usually close to $1000, paid during the recipient's junior year.

The department will solicit applications via email in early February. If you have any questions, please contact Kurt Hoffman.

The Mary Nolen Blackwood Endowed Scholarship for Rising Juniors

This award was made possible through the generous support of Willis and Mary Nolen Blackwood, and is named for Mrs. Blackwood, a Virginia Tech alumna who earned her bachelor's degree in psychology. All sophomores about to enter their junior year may apply. The recipient is chosen based on academic performance, campus and community activities, and a statement of future goals. The scholarship amount varies, but is usually close to $1000, paid during the recipient's junior year.

The department will solicit applications via email in early February. If you have any questions, please contact Kurt Hoffman.

Dean's Scholarship for Incoming Freshmen

All incoming freshmen majoring in psychology are automatically considered for this merit-based award. No application is necessary. One scholarship is awarded each year.

Other Funding Sources

For scholarships and other sources of funding outside the department, please visit the College of Science Scholarship page and the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid.