Psychology

College of Natural Sciences

Undergraduate Scholarships

Scholarships are a great way to support your education. The Department of Psychology has created this web site to assist you in finding information on available scholarships. Information is continually added to this site, so check it often for new postings. Please pay attention to the application deadlines and eligibility; this will save both you and the scholarship agencies time and effort.


Funding Source: Udall Foundation

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Description: The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment. In 2017, the Udall Foundation anticipates awarding 60 scholarships of up to $7,000 each. The Udall scholarship honors the legacies of Morris Udall and Stewart Udall, whose careers had a significant impact on Native American self-governance, health care, and the stewardship of public lands and natural resources.
Eligibility: Are you working towards positive solutions to environmental challenges or to issues impacting Indian country? Have you demonstrated your commitment to one of these areas through public service? Do you inspire and motivate others to take action? Are you committed to making a difference through civility and consensus building? If you answered “yes” to these questions, the Udall Scholarship may be right for you. Decide on the category that best fits your interests and goals, then visit the website to find out more. Tribal Policy For Native Americans and Alaska Natives working on an array of policy issues in Indian country Native Health Care For Native Americans and Alaska Natives pursuing health-related careers Environment For undergraduates interested in conservation and environmental issue
Award Amount: Up to $7,000 for eligible academic expenses. (See our FAQs for scholarship award benefits and conditions.)
Application Process: Visit the webpage for application instructions: http://udall.gov/OurPrograms/Scholarship/HowToApply.aspx
Deadline: 3/15/2018
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Funding Source: American Indian College Fund: Undergraduates Attending Non-Tribal Colleges

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Description: The American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarships are awarded to students attending non-tribal colleges. These scholarships are funded through our partnerships with corporate and private donors and are available to American Indian students attending mainstream universities who are pursuing undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees. The American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarships are administered by the American Indian College Fund and are generally based upon merit or demonstrated financial need.
Eligibility: Minimum requirements for all American Indian College Fund Full Circle scholarships include: U.S. citizenship, Enrolled in a non-tribal college or university, Registered as a member of a tribe or a descendant of at least one grandparent or parent who is an enrolled tribal member. Trace Indian Ancestry Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 2.0, but many American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarships funded by our partners are more competitive. You may check the scholarships available and their eligibility requirements at http://www.collegefund.org/content/full_circle_scholarships_listings#Undergrad-Other
Award Amount: American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarship Deadlines: Applications are accepted from students attending tribal colleges and universities beginning January 1 and ending May 31 of each year. The American Indian College Fund determines student eligibility and awards the scholarships. Award and denial notices will be mailed out to all applicants by September of each year to the address listed on the application. Good luck!
Application Process: http://www.collegefund.org/students_and_alumni/content/how_to_apply
Deadline: Applications are accepted from students attending tribal colleges and universities beginning January 1 and ending May 31 of each year.
Contact Information: #http://www.collegefund.org/students_and_alumni/content/special_scholarships#
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Funding Source: Association on American Indian Affairs

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Eligibility: Student must be enrolled in a tribe from the Continental US or Alaska. Canadian students are not eligible. There is no minimum blood quantum requirement. Student must be enrolled full time both Fall and Spring semesters at an accredited institution of higher learning for the school year the scholarship would be applied. Your Spring schedule will not be needed until January of that year.
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Application Process: Scholarship tips and application information can be found at http://www.indian-affairs.org/scholarships.html
Deadline: Check website for 2017-18 deadlines, which should be posted in March 2017.
Contact Information: 966 Hungerford Drive Suite 12-B Rockville, MD 20850 Phone: 240-314-7155 Fax: 240-314-7159 E-Mail: general.aaia@verizon.net Website: www.indian-affairs.org#mailto:966 Hungerford Drive Suite 12-B Rockville, MD 20850 Phone: 240-314-7155 Fax: 240-314-7159 E-Mail: general.aaia@verizon.net Website: www.indian-affairs.org#
Additional Information: http://www.indian-affairs.org/scholarships.html


Funding Source: Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship Competition

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Description: The Goldwater Scholarship is a prestigious nationally competitive award given to sophomores and juniors in the STEM fields who have excelled academically (3.8 GPA or higher) and demonstrated potential as researchers.
Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered for a scholarship: Be a full-time matriculated sophomore or junior pursuing a degree at an accredited 4-year or 2-year institution of higher education during the 2016-2017 academic year; Intend to pursue a research career in a natural science (includes Psychology), mathematics, or engineering; Have a college grade point average of at least a 3.8 on a 4.0 scale. Applicants must also be a U.S. citizen, a U.S. national, or a permanent resident with written intent to become a U.S. citizen.
Award Amount: Recipients of this award received up to $7,500 a year for educational expenses.
Application Process: If you are interested in receiving a Goldwater Scholarship, you must be nominated for the award by your institution. You may not apply directly for the scholarship. For students looking to get started, go to https://goldwater.scholarsapply.org/steps-in-process/ for a description of how to do so.
Deadline: Check with Mary Swanson (CSU’s Goldwater Campus Representative) for specific internal campus deadlines. The nomination deadline for the Foundation is the last Friday in January by 5:00 PM Central Time. Scholars and Honorable Mentions are announced on the last Friday in March.
Contact Information: For possible CSU candidates, contact Mary Swanson by email at Mary.Swanson@colostate.edu or by phone at 970-491-2185. For general information on the scholarship to go https://goldwater.scholarsapply.org/ and for a starting place for students hoping to apply visit https://goldwater.scholarsapply.org/steps-in-process/
Additional Information: The Committee invites CSU faculty and staff to recommend students for this award. To recommend a student, contact Mary Swanson, CSU’s National Competitive Scholarship Advisor, and provide her with the student’s name, contact information, and a brief description of why the student is a good fit for the award. Mary can be reached at Mary.Swanson@colostate.edu or 970-491-2185.


Funding Source: Harry S. Truman Scholarship Competition

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Description: The Truman Scholarship is a prestigious nationally competitive merit-based award given to juniors interest in pursuing careers in public service.
Eligibility: Applicants must be nominated by the Truman Scholarship Faculty Representative at his or her institution. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen (or a U.S. national) or expect to receive citizenship by the date the Scholarship will be awarded. Applicants must also be a full-time student pursuing a bachelor’s degree with junior-level academic standing or senior-level standing in their third year of college enrollment and be in the upper quarter of his or her class. Students already attending graduate school are not eligible for the Truman Scholarship. Career and graduate study interests, community service and academic record, and other general qualifications will also be considered.
Award Amount: Truman Scholars receive up to $30,000 for graduate or professional school, participate in leadership development activities, and have special opportunities for internships and employment with the federal government.
Application Process: See application instructions on http://www.truman.gov
Deadline: February 6, 2018: Deadline for Foundation receipt of nominations from university; February 22, 2018: Deadline for Foundation receipt of Finalist Interview Confirmation; February 23, 2018: Posting of Finalists on the Foundation’s website; April 18, 2018: Truman Scholars announced on the Foundation’s website.
Contact Information: For inquiries regarding the Scholarship competition contact the Colorado State University Faculty Representative, Mary Swanson. Email: Mary.Swanson@colostate.edu. Phone: 970-491-2185. Office Location: Johnson Hall 223F.
Additional Information: NA


Funding Source: Greenlining Institute Academy Fellowship Program

Date Posted: 11/19/2013

Description: Graduating Seniors- this one is for you! The Fellowship Program is a year-long training program for young leaders that have completed, at minimum, their undergraduate degrees by the start of the program. Fellows are assigned to specific program areas and develop expertise with the direction of a Program Manager and the Academy Director. Although the curriculum is similar to that of the Associates program, Fellows are given more responsibility and independence to implement projects and programs. Fellows participate in leadership skills workshops, attend meetings with key stakeholders, and conduct site visits to community, government, and corporate entities. Fellows receive regular mentorship, professional and personal skill development and are given opportunities to interact with the media, write reports/press releases, fundraise, testify at policy hearings, and participate in key meetings with top government officials, corporate CEOs, and political leaders.
Eligibility: Applications are open to applicants who have completed, at minimum, their undergraduate degrees by the start of the program. Individuals from all academic disciplines are encouraged to apply; there are no preferred majors. Participants are carefully selected to represent Greenlining’s constituency in terms of age, education, work and volunteer experience, political perspective, and ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds. Individuals from all academic disciplines are encouraged to apply; there are no preferred majors.
Award Amount: Fellows receive a salary of $47,500 per year and health benefits.
Application Process: http://greenlining.org/leadership-academy/programs/ Applying for the Fellowship Program 2017 - 2018 Fellowship Opportunities in the following areas: Creating Healthy Communities (formerly Bridges to Health) Environmental Equity (formerly Green Assets) Economic Equity (formerly Community Reinvestment) Strengthening Our Democracy (formerly Claiming Our Democracy) Research Executive (Special Projects) A complete application requires: Personal statement A current resume Two letters of recommendation (must be sent with entire application package) Copies of all higher education transcripts (unofficial transcripts are accepted)
Deadline: Fellowship Application Submission Deadline: 5pm PST on February 6th, 2018
Contact Information: Web Site: http://greenlining.org/academy/fellows.php Tel: (510) 926-4001 The Greenlining Institute 1918 University Avenue, 2nd Floor Berkeley, CA 94704 Phone: 510.926.4001 Fax: 510.926.4010 Email: questions@greenlining.org#mailto:Web Site: http://greenlining.org/academy/fellows.php Tel: (510) 926-4001 The Greenlining Institute 1918 University Avenue, 2nd Floor Berkeley, CA 94704 Phone: 510.926.4001 Fax: 510.926.4010 Email: questions@greenlining.org#
Additional Information: http://greenlining.org/academy/fellows.php


Funding Source: Native American Cultural Center & Office of Admissions Colorado State University

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Description: Native American Legacy Award: This award reduces tuition for non-resident students who are citizens of tribes that have a historical legacy of occupation in Colorado.
Eligibility: Non-resident, full-time, degree-seeking, Native American students are eligible if they are citizens of tribes that have a historical legacy of occupation in Colorado (see the following link: http://www.nacc.colostate.edu/nala). Students who transfer from ribal colleges and are registered citizens of federally recognized tribes are also eligible (other qualifications apply). You must submit proof of tribal citizenship and be admitted to CSU to receive this award.
Award Amount: This award reduces non-resident tuition to Colorado-resident base tuition plus $250. It cannot combined with the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE), Yellow Ribbon Award or other non-resident institutional scholarships. See the Student Financial Services website at sfs.colostate.edu for details.
Application Process: Freshmen must submit a completed application for admission (admissions.colostate.edu/apply) by February 1 for the fall term. Transfer students must submit a completed application by June 1 for fall. The deadline for spring is November 1 for freshmen and transfers. No later than 15 days before the academic term for which you're requesting the award, please send official tribal citizenship documents to: Native American Legacy Award Office of Admissions Colorado State University 1062 Campus Delivery Fort Collins, CO 80523-1062 (970) 491-6909 FAX (970) 491-7799
Deadline: Freshmen must submit a completed application for admission (admissions.colostate.edu/apply) by February 1 for the fall term. Transfer students must submit a completed application by June 1 for fall. The deadline for spring is November 1 for freshmen and transfers. No later than 15 days before the academic term for which you're requesting the award, please send official tribal citizenship documents to: Native American Legacy Award Office of Admissions Colorado State University 1062 Campus Delivery Fort Collins, CO 80523-1062 (970) 491-6909 FAX (970) 491-7799
Contact Information: Native American Legacy Award Office of Admissions Colorado State University 1062 Campus Delivery Fort Collins, CO 80523-1062 (970) 491-6909 FAX (970) 491-7799#http://Native American Legacy Award Office of Admissions Colorado State University 1062 Campus Delivery Fort Collins, CO 80523-1062 (970) 491-6909 FAX (970) 491-7799#
Additional Information: http://admissions.colostate.edu/payingforcollege/nala


Funding Source: League of United Latin American Citizens

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Description: The sponsor will award scholarships to qualified Hispanic students who are enrolled or are planning to enroll in accredited colleges or universities in the United States.
Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered for a scholarship: Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident; Must have applied to or be enrolled as a full-time student in a college, university, or graduate school, including 2-year colleges, or vocational schools that lead to an associate?s degree. A student will not be eligible for a scholarship if he/she is related to a scholarship committee member, the Council President, or an individual contributor to the local funds of the Council.
Award Amount: Applicants are eligible for the following three types of scholarship awards: National Scholastic Achievement Awards ($2000 and higher); Honors Awards ($500 to $2000); and General Awards ($250 to $1000). Scholarships may be used for the payment of tuition, academic fees, room, board, and the purchase of required educational materials and books. (kww)
Application Process: Contact: Maritza Bosques: National Scholarship Coordinator Address: LULAC National Education Service Centers, Inc - National Headquarters 2000 L Street, NW Suite 610 Washington, DC, MD 20036 U.S.A. E-mail: mbosques@lnesc.org Web Site: http://www.lnesc.org Program URL: www.lnesc.org/site/338/scholarships/LULAC-National-Scholarship-Fund Tel: 202-835-9646x111 Fax: 202-835-9685 Deadline Ind: Receipt Deadline Open: No *See Restrictions for further information.
Deadline: Multiple deadlines. Please check website for individual deadlines.
Contact Information: Contact: Maritza Bosques: National Scholarship Coordinator Address: LULAC National Education Service Centers, Inc - National Headquarters 2000 L Street, NW Suite 610 Washington, DC, MD 20036 U.S.A. E-mail: mbosques@lnesc.org
Additional Information: Citizenship/Country of Applying Institution: U.S.A. Citizenship (including U.S. Territories) U.S. Permanent Resident Locations Tenable: U.S.A. Institution (including U.S. Territories) Appl Type(s): Minority Individual Graduate Student Undergraduate Student Target Group(s): Minority-Hispanics


Funding Source: Colorado Women's Education Foundation

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Description: Colorado Women’s Education Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides scholarships to Colorado women of non-traditional student age. These women, usually single, have been widowed, abandoned, or divorced and may suddenly find themselves struggling to support themselves and their families. They realize that education is the key to becoming economically self-sufficient; and often times they are the first in their extended family to attend college. Since they are older, they are often forgotten or excluded by other scholarship programs. Our non-profit organization depends completely on donations and wants to do more to empower Colorado women.
Eligibility: Eligible applicants must demonstrate financial need, scholastic ability, leadership skills, and career goals. To be eligible you must be: A woman at least 25 years of age A U.S. citizen A resident of Colorado for at least 12 months prior to the application deadline Enrolled in or attending an accredited educational institution of higher learning or vocational training located in Colorado
Award Amount: N/A
Application Process: http://cwef.org/scholarships/how-to-apply/ Submit your application, with NO two-sided pages or staples, postmarked no later than May 31: Colorado Women’s Education Foundation P.O. Box 1189 Boulder CO 80306-1189
Deadline: The application deadline is May 31 for fall semester awards. Applicants will be contacted in late August about scholarship awards. Scholarship funds awarded by CWEF will be applied to the recipient’s account at her school.
Contact Information: office@cwef.org 303-443-2573#mailto:office@cwef.org 303-443-2573#
Additional Information: www.cwef.org


Funding Source: Reisher Family Scholarship Program: CSU Reisher

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Description: These are two prestigious renewable scholarships that support highly motivated, hard-working students with a passion for volunteering. If this sounds like you, please see the criteria below and visit our CSU CASA website at http://osp.casa.colostate.edu/ to apply by the application due dates indicated below.
Eligibility: Be a Colorado resident. Be a first-year CSU student who will be a “sophomore” with 24-45 completed credits by Fall 2016. Be enrolled as a full-time student with an expected graduation within 3 years (spring 2019) after being selected as a Reisher Scholar. Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher by the end of the spring 2016 semester and in subsequent semesters. Demonstrate specific financial need as determined by FAFSA results and Student Financial Services. Have completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 1, 2016.
Award Amount: 4,000-$11,000 each year, depending on financial need: DURATION: 3 years as long as eligibility is maintained
Application Process: To apply visit http://osp.casa.colostate.edu/reisher-scholars.aspx
Deadline: Usually February before fall semester of the award.
Contact Information: Katharine Wormus Senior Coordinator, Opportunity Scholar Programs Katharine.wormus@colostate.edu 970-491-7095#mailto:Katharine Wormus Senior Coordinator, Opportunity Scholar Programs Katharine.wormus@colostate.edu 970-491-7095#
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Funding Source: Puksta Scholars Program

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Description: These are two prestigious renewable scholarships that support highly motivated, hard-working students with a passion for volunteering. If this sounds like you, please see the criteria below and visit our CSU CASA website at http://osp.casa.colostate.edu/ to apply by the application due dates indicated below.
Eligibility: Be a current first-year CSU student participating in the Key Communities and/or SLiCE Programs or equivalent university leadership development program Be a Colorado resident at time application is submitted for tuition classification purposes or can be classified as an in state student for tuition purposes in accordance with the Colorado ASSET Bill, Senate Bill 13-033 Have a CSU cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher by end of fall 2015 semester. Demonstrate past and ongoing contributions to service and/or community engagement projects and activities File a 2016-2017 Free Application Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 1, 2016.
Award Amount: $5,000 each year: 3-4 years as long as eligibility is maintained
Application Process: To apply visit http://osp.casa.colostate.edu/puksta-scholarship.aspx
Deadline: Usually February before fall semester of the award.
Contact Information: Kate Wormus at (970) 491-7095 or Katharine.wormus@colostate.edu#mailto:Kate Wormus at (970) 491-7095 or Katharine.wormus@colostate.edu#
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Funding Source: Various

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Description: Student Scholarships.org Colorado's Leading Source for Finding Scholarship Money
Eligibility: Varies#http://Varies#
Award Amount: Varies
Application Process: Varies
Deadline: Varies
Contact Information: #http://www.studentscholarships.org/#
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Funding Source: Hispanic Scholarship Fund -- scholarship directory

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Description: This website is an initiative of the Tomás Rivera Policy Institute (TRPI), a nonprofit organization that advances informed policy on key issues affecting Latino communities through objective and timely research contributing to the betterment of the nation. TRPI is an affiliated research unit of the University of Southern California School of Policy, Planning, and Development, and is associated with the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy at Columbia University. In September 2007, The John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation, The Sallie Mae Fund, and The Walt Disney Company funded the expansion of the directory so that it would be national, listing all organizations that TRPI could identify that award grants and scholarships targeting eligible Latino students.
Eligibility: Varies#http://Varies#
Award Amount: Varies
Application Process: Varies
Deadline: Varies
Contact Information: www.latinocollegedollars.org
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Funding Source: Chinese Government Scholarships

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Description: Various scholarships offered by the Chinese government for students who wish to study abroad in China.
Eligibility: Varies#http://Varies#
Award Amount: Varies
Application Process: Varies
Deadline: Varies
Contact Information: FollowHyperlink: "http://projectpengyou.org/your-guide-to-chinese-government-scholarships/"
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