Advanced Graduate Awards | Department of Psychology

Advanced Graduate Awards

Application for the 4 scholarships for advanced graduate students (who do not have other funding) open November 15. Deadline to apply is March 10.

Click HERE for application instructions and cover page for the following 4 scholarships:

  • $1,000 Advanced Scholar Award (Ray W. Johnson Counseling Psychology Scholarship Fund)
  • Charlotte Friedersdorff-Boyd Memorial Scholarship-Graduate Student Award
  • Texas Instruments Scholarship-Graduate Student Award
  • Dr. Marlys Lamar Scholarship (for Counseling Psychology students)

Please see the individual scholarship eligibility and requirements in the (lower part) of the list below.

$1,000 Advanced Scholar Award * (Ray W. Johnson Counseling Psychology Scholarship Fund)

Requirements:

  1. Advanced doctoral students who show investment in scholarly activity to make timely progress toward completion of requirements for the Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology.
  2. 5th year [or beyond] standing in the doctoral counseling psychology program.
  3. Successful and timely completion of the expected Ph.D. program requirements by the end of 4th year [documented by the program's annual progress reviews].
  4. Evidence of scholarship activity beyond degree program requirements.
  5. Not currently completing the internship requirement.
  6. Not having completed the program's internship requirement.
  7. Not currently receiving support from any UNT source.

Additional Application Requirements:

  • A letter to the ASA committee outlining planned/expected activities indicating progress toward completion of degree requirements for the year of the award
  • A timetable for completion of all degree requirements for graduation
  • A copy of unofficial transcript
  • A curriculum vitae (CV)
  • An application cover page per instructions

*This scholarship award is subject to availability of funding. May not be awarded every year.

Dr. Marlys Lamar Scholarship* (Up to $5,000)

Requirements:

  1. Must be enrolled as a full-time doctoral candidate in the Counseling Psychology program at UNT.
  2. Must meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the Department of Psychology in effect at the time of any award.
  3. Maintain full-time enrollment at the University, unless the student is nearing completion of his or her degree program and does not need full-time enrollment.
  4. Preference will be given to a doctoral candidate in his or her fifth year and making timely progress toward their degree.

Additional Application Requirements:

  • A statement (500 word maximum) of long-term goals as a counseling psychologist
  • A curriculum vitae (CV)
  • A statement of current semester TA/GA/RA or work assignment(s) and other funding from UNT
  • An application cover page per instructions

*This scholarship award is subject to availability of funding. May not be awarded every year.

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