Scholarships


Peter B. and Grace A. Murray Scholarship

The scholarship shall be subject to the following criteria:

 1.  Must be a first year entering student as a full-time Psychology major.
 2.  Student must have a demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to a student who is a first-generation college student or who had to overcome difficult economic circumstances to be able to enter college.
 3.  Must obtain a minimum SAT score of 1100.
 4.  The applicant must submit a short essay (no more than 500 words) to the Psychology Department describing the applicant's: 
a. personal, co-curricular and community experiences which motivate and demonstrate his or her interest in and    commitment to studying Psychology
b. academic and career goals related to the study of psychology.
c. please send application and essay to:  Psychology Department, South Hall 212, Mansfield, PA  16940

Please read #4 carefully for the details on the essay requirement, and please also include some background about yourself and family and in particular who has attended college in your immediate family.
Deadline for the
essay is April 1, 2016
.

Human Resources Scholarship 

Mansfield University's Office of Employee, Equity and Compliance Services is currently accepting applications for its annual scholarship program.   This program's objective is to support student success among those students who have expressed an interest in a career in Human Resources.  Monies for the scholarship were contributed personally by individuals within the department.  

Students may apply for this $500 scholarship to assist in offsetting the cost of tuition, books, or other fees.  The scholarship will be awarded on an annual or semester basis to one or more students, depending on funding availability.  Current year recipients may reapply for one subsequent year (for a total of two years), providing the recipient continues to meet the conditions of eligibility and funds are available.

Eligibility Criteria:
*  Must be currently enrolled at Mansfield University and have a declared major in Psychology with a concentration in Human  Resources
* Must be a returning sophomore, junior or senior demonstrating successful academic performance by maintaining a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher

Applications:
To apply, students must submit:  Application form, Resume and Two letters of recommendation from faculty members or supervisors.

All applications will be reviewed by members of the Office of Employee, Equity and Compliance Services.  Scholarship recipients will be selected based on their commitment to the HR profession and future career plans, academic achievement, and financial need.

Completed applications and supporting documentation should be sent to 118 Alumni Hall or emailed to khagan@mansfield.edu no later than April 22, 2016 to be considered for a Fall 2016 award.

The HR Scholarship application may be found at:  http://www.mansfield.edu/hr/hr-scholarship.crm

Keller Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship will be awarded to psychology majors in their second through fourth years of study, who in the judgment of their faculty, provide leadership for learning and service to the department, university campus or community. The award will be renewable and students may receive the award for a maximum of 3 years. Recipients must have an overall GPA of at least 3.25 to quality for this scholarship. Recipients of an award must maintain a GPA of 3.25 or better during the semester in which they receive support from this scholarship in order to be eligible for future awards

Deadline: April 1, 2016. Hand in application to Dr. Sechrist in South Hall 211

Click here for Keller Scholarship Application

Seidel Scholarship

Criteria: The purpose of the scholarship is to assist student athletes who are majoring in psychology at MU. One (1) $450 annual scholarship will be awarded to a psychology major who is a student athlete, has an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher, and has completed 30 or more credits at the time of the application for the scholarship. Preference will be given to qualifying student athletes playing basketball, baseball, or softball. The awards will be for one year only and consist of $225 per semester, renewable for the second semester based on academic performance in the first semester. To be eligible for the spring semester award, students must continue to be student athletes and earn at least a 3.0 GPA overall in the fall semester.

Deadline: April 1, 2016.  Hand in application to Dr. Sechrist in South Hall 211

Click here for Seidel Scholarship Application

Returning Psychology Student

Two $500 annual scholarships will be awarded to Psychology majors who have completed 30 or more credits (at Mansfield University) at the time of application for the scholarship and demonstrate outstanding character, integrity, scholarship, and campus or community service. The awards will be for one year only and consist of $250 per semester, renewable for the second semester based on academic performance in the first semester. To be eligible for these awards, students must have and maintain at least a 3.0 GPA overall and in the major.

Deadline: April 1, 2016. Hand in application to Dr. Sechrist in South Hall 211

Click here for Returning Psychology Student Application


Scholarship Recipients for 2015-2016

Student Name Scholarship Awarded
Katelyn Gavin
Keller Endowed Scholarship
Annie Dunn
Returning Psychology Student Scholarship
Samuel Sutton
Returning Psychology Student Scholarship
Mallory Christman
C. Frank and Helen M. Seidel Endowed Scholarship
Sierra Lancaster
Peter B. and Grace A. Murray Scholarship

Congratulations to Our Scholarship Recipients on their Academic, Service, and Leadership Accomplishments!