2022-2023 Undergraduate Scholarships and Awards

Dr. Steven J. Morris Memorial Scholarship in Psychological Sciences

Designed to honor Dr. Steven J. Morris, the Morris Memorial Scholarship is used to support a continuing student majoring in the department with a demonstrated interest in a career in the mental health field and documented financial need. The scholarship is administered through the HHS Scholarship application process.

Deadline: January 1


John M. Hadley Outstanding Senior Award

The John M. Hadley Outstanding Senior Award is given to a Psychological Sciences or Brain and Behavioral Sciences major who is recognized for demonstrating excellence in academics, extracurricular service activities, and leadership. This honor comes with a cash award* and the inscription of the awardee’s name on a plaque that hangs in the department.

To apply for this award, you should submit your undergraduate transcript(s), a CV or resume, and a personal statement, along with letters of support from two individuals who can speak to how you meet the criteria for the award. These materials should be emailed directly to Dr. Colin T. William.

(*Eligibility for the cash award subject to review of your entire financial aid package by the Division of Financial Aid.)

Deadline: Noon Eastern Standard Time, November 14, 2022


Departmental Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Research

These awards are presented at the Department’s annual poster session to undergraduate students for outstanding research.

Deadline: TBA


Fred and Dorine Santogrossi Study Abroad Scholarship in Psychology

This scholarship is presented to Psychological Sciences or Brain and Behavioral Sciences majors to help defray the costs of travel and expenses of the Study Abroad Program.

Applications submitted by February 1, 2023 may be used for travel during Summer 2023, Fall 2023, or Spring 2024. The criteria for the scholarship are academic excellence and financial need, as well as suitability of experience for meeting the student’s educational objectives. Financial need will be assessed based on submission of a FAFSA financial aid form, so all applicants must have a FAFSA on file. Applications should include a copy of your transcript, CV or resume, evidence of financial need, a statement (250 words) of how the experience meets your educational objectives, and a letter of support from a faculty member or other individual. All materials should be submitted by email to Dr. Colin William, Director of Undergraduate Studies, and received by February 1, 2023.

Deadline: The deadline for submitting your application for the 2022-23 academic year will be February 1, 2023. The award is $1,500.


Beverly H. Nairne Scholarship in Psychological Sciences

Designed to honor Mrs. Beverly H. Nairne, the Nairne Scholarship is used to support an undergraduate student, from Indiana, majoring in the department. The scholarship is administered through the HHS Scholarship application process.