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Psychology Department Scholarships: AU24-SP25 Applications open now in Scholarship Universe!

Applications for Psychology Department Scholarships are due by 5pm on March 15, 2024.
Funds are distributed AU24 & SP25.

Akire Research Award

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.

Fredrick Y. Billingslea Research Award

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.

Guzzo Endowed Scholarship

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.

Lawson Memorial Fund Scholarship

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.

Piyu C. Ko Memorial Scholarship Award

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.

External Scholarships

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

‚ÄčA 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.