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School of Psychology (All degree programs)

Eligibility Requirements

Admission Status. You must be accepted as a Regular or Probation student in a degree or certificate program. Students accepted with Provisional or Late Conditional status, or as Limited Enrollment, Unclassified, or Visiting students do not qualify for School of Psychology scholarships.

Need-based Scholarships. You must plan to take a minimum of 24 units from the Summer Quarter through the Spring Quarter.

Other Scholarships. You must enroll for units of credit in each of the Fall, Winter, and Spring Quarters.

Campus. You must attend classes at a half-time level (or greater).

Types of Psychology Institutional Aid

The following list outlines the types of Institutional Aid available for both doctoral and Master of Science students. For all need-based aid, you must complete a financial aid application and return it to Student Financial Services by the deadlines listed below. All the aid listed below must be applied for on an annual basis.

Need-based Scholarship. This scholarship provides assistance to students in the School of Psychology program who demonstrate financial need. Awards are based solely on financial need.

Other Scholarships. Through the gifts of generous donors, special funds have been set up for students with or without financial need who meet additional specific criteria desired by the donors. Application procedures differ by scholarship. Contact Student Financial Services for more details about applying.

Research and Clinical Fellowships. A limited number of research and clinical fellowships are available to third-year or later psychology students interested in working on faculty sponsored research projects. The application procedure is coordinated with the annual financial aid application process and between Student Financial Services and the School of Psychology Dean’s Office.

Deadlines for Clinical Psychology applications:

  • Returning students: Second Friday in March
  • New students: During the second week of March

Deadlines for Marriage and Family applications:

  • Returning students: Second Friday in March
  • New students: During the second week of March
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