Psychology Department Scholarships

Microsoft Office document icon Alkire Scholarship [word]

This fund was given by Edward M. Alkire to help an outstanding junior or senior student majoring in psychology to conduct research in psychology or the mental health field.

File Billingslea Scholarship [word]

This fund was given by Dr. Fredrick Y. Billingslea to help an outstanding junior or senior majoring in psychology conduct research in clinical psychology or in a clinically related area.

File Guzzo Endowed Scholarship [word]

The fund was established in 2020 with gifts from Richard A. Guzzo and matching gifts from Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc. to provide support to undergraduate students enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences who are majoring in psychology and a second major. Candidates must demonstrate academic excellence and financial need.

File Lawson Scholarship [word]

This fund was established in memory of Dr. Phillipe Reed Lawson. The purpose of the scholarship is to permit students, who are working full-time or part-time to pay for their education, to devote more time to their studies.

Microsoft Office document icon Piyu C Ko Scholarship [word]

This fund commemorates the wife of Dr. H.C. Ko. The award is given on the basis of scholastic achievement, intention for a career in clinical psychology, and demonstrated preparation toward this goal.

File Psychology Students First Scholarship [word]

Psychology Students First is a fund for psychology students with financial needs.

UNAVAILABLE 2021: Undergraduate Conference Scholarship

Scholarships are available to psychology majors to facilitate attendance at psychology conferences in which: (1) the student is presenting research, or (2) the student is currently and actively involved in working in a psychology research lab and/or on a psychology thesis project and attendance at a psychology conference will contribute to the work the student has been doing in the psychology research lab. Eligible students can be awarded up to $400 if they are presenting psychological research at a conference and up to $200 if they attend a psychology conference. All application materials must be submitted at least one month in advance of the conference.

Other Scholarship Opportunities at Ohio State

Arts and Sciences Scholarships and Grants

Browse scholarships and grants based on merit, need, diversity, or for specific experiences such as research or education abroad.

Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Research Scholarship

The ASC Undergraduate Research Scholarships, which range from $500 to approximately $12,000 in the spring semester competition, will be distributed over the academic year (over summer, autumn, and spring semesters). The funds automatically go toward the payment of university tuition and fees. To be eligible, you must be enrolled in a major program in the College of Arts and Sciences. You must also have attained junior standing and meet one of the following criteria: be a potential candidate for graduation with research distinction or with honors research distinction or present other evidence of work on a significant research project. Applicants are required to have an Ohio State University faculty advisor with whom they work to devise and refine a proposal, and who will be responsible for overseeing the project once it is underway.

International Research Grants through ASC Honors

Travel scholarships are available for junior level and above students conducting research outside of the USA. Students must be planning on graduating with either research or honors research distinction to apply.

Office of International Affairs Grants and Scholarships

There are a myriad of scholarships available to help make your study abroad program a reality. It is important to review all of your options carefully, plan ahead and apply early.

Student Financial Aid

​A scholarship is financial aid that does not have to be paid back. Scholarships have differing eligibility criteria and deadlines, so it is important that you read scholarship descriptions carefully.

Undergraduate Research Scholarships

Please visit the Office of Undergraduate Research website for additional research funding opportunities.

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