Psychology
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Concentrations

MA in Psychology

Program Scholarships

Elyse B. and Donald R. Lehman Graduate Student Research Award Endowment

Established in 2001 by Dr. Elyse Brauch Lehman and her husband, Dr. Donald R. Lehman. Dr. Elyse Lehman is a former faculty member in the Department of Psychology.  The Lehman Graduate Student Research Award Endowment is a reflection of the Lehman’s commitment to education and research work of graduate students in the field of psychology. Students who are working on a PhD or MA in any area of psychology are eligible to apply for funding to cover expenses including, but not limited to, development and preparation of materials, purchase of texts and software, training, and travel necessary to conduct their research. Conference travel is excluded. Students may not apply for this scholarship.  It is awarded by faculty nomination only, at the discretion of the department

Psychology Emergency Scholarship

To support emergency relief for psychology majors who do not qualify for other aid because they are not independent. Students may not apply for this scholarship.  It is awarded by faculty nomination only, at the discretion of the department.

Psychology Scholarship

To support scholarships for psychology students, based on financial need. Students may not apply for this scholarship.  It is awarded by faculty nomination only, at the discretion of the department.

Psychology Department Endowment for Student Success

Established in 2010 by Deborah A. Boehm-Davis and Stuart R. Davis. The purpose of this fund is to provide support for the department’s diversity goals, either through direct scholarship or fellowship awards to students pursuing a degree in psychology or through student programs within the department. Support may include graduate fellowships, research support, travel abroad stipends, funding for conference and presentation costs and/or research studies.

Recipients of direct support will qualify on the basis of academic merit. Recipients may be either full/part-time, and reside either in or out-of-state, or international students. These awards may be renewable. Students may not apply for this support. It is awarded by faculty nomination only, at the discretion of the department. 

Suzanne E. Robertson Scholarship Endowment

The Suzanne E. Robertson Scholarship Endowment was established in 1993 by her parents to serve as a lasting memorial of their daughter, Suzi, who was a psychology student at Mason. The purpose of this fund is to provide a scholarship to an undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a degree in psychology. The selection will be based on both merit and need, with the student having demonstrated his/her ability to succeed in a course of study leading to a baccalaureate/graduate degree. This scholarship may be renewable. This scholarship is administered by the office of financial aid.

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