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.

Charlotte Friedersdorff-Boyd Memorial Scholarship - Graduate Student Award* (Up to $1,000)

Requirements:

  1. Must be a current graduate student in the Department of Psychology.
  2. Must meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the Department in effect at the time of the award.
  3. Maintain full-time enrollment at the University (unless you have fewer than twice the number of semester hours required to be full time remaining in your degree program.
  4. Enrolled as a full-time student in in the Department of Psychology's Doctoral program at UNT.
  5. Preference will be given to advanced students who do not have other funding.

Additional Application Requirements:

  • A letter to the scholarship committee outlining planned/expected activities indicating progress toward completion of degree requirements for the year of the award
  • 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.

Texas Instruments Scholarship - Graduate Student Award* (Up to $1,000)

Requirements:

  1. Must be a student accepted to, or enrolled in a graduate program in the Psychology Department at the University of North Texas.
  2. Must have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA on all graduate coursework undertaken at UNT.
  3. The recipient must maintain full-time student status while receiving scholarship funding.
  4. The recipient must remain in good academic standing while receiving scholarship funding. Funding may be withdrawn if the recipient is placed on academic probation.
  5. Preference will be given to advanced students who do not have other funding.

Additional Application Requirements:

  • A letter to the scholarship committee outlining planned/expected activities indicating progress toward completion of degree requirements for the year of the award
  • 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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