The Department of Psychology has several scholarships, fellowships, grants, and awards. Departmental awards are presented at the faculty meeting held during the spring semester. Contact Ms. Molly Knapp, Academic Advisor, by e-mail at mjknapp1@ilstu.edu for more information.

Laura Berk Undergraduate Writing Award

Award: $500

Award Criteria: Open to students admitted to the Major in Psychology who have written an empirical research or expository paper in APA style.

Nominations: Psychology faculty may submit nominations to the department’s Awards Committee for students who have written appropriate papers. Students who want to be considered for this award must complete the application process.

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Edwin A. Payne Memorial Award

Award: varies from $200 to $500

Award Criteria: Open to students admitted to the Major in Psychology who have excellent academic records and involvement in campus and/or community activities

Nominations: Interested students should complete the application process.

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Walter Vernon Scholarship in Psychology

Scholarship: varies from $300 to $900

Scholarship Criteria: Open to students admitted to the Major in Psychology who have completed 30-59 hours by the spring semester and who demonstrate a high level of academic achievement.

Nominations: Students will be nominated by the department based on their academic records. Students who want to be considered for this scholarship must complete the application process.

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Jim Johnson Inspiration Award

Award: $500

Award Criteria: To be eligible for this award, students must (1) be a psychology major, (2) have completed at least nine hours of course work in Psychology at Illinois State University at the time of application, and (3) have a minimum overall GPA of at least 3.0 at the time of application.

Nominations: Interested students should complete the application process.

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Robert G. Bone Scholarship

See the Bone Scholarship website for information

Honors Program Scholarships

See the Honors Scholarships website for information

Scholarships

See the Financial Aid Office Scholarships website for information

University Club Scholarships

See the UC Scholarships website for information