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Mansfield University... Developing Tomorrow's Leaders Department of Psychology


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. 

Extended deadline for the essay is August 7, 2015.

HR Scholarship - Psychology Major with concentration in Human Resources

The Mansfield University Human Resources, Social Equity & Multicultural Affairs Department have launched an annual scholarship.  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.  

Criteria: Must be currently enrolled at Mansfield University and have a declared major in Psychology with a concentration in Human Resources; May be an entering freshman with demonstrated successful academic performance by being in the top two-fifths of their high school graduating class and a minimum SAT score of 1000; OR may be a returning sophomore, junior or senior demonstration successful academic performance by maintaining a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher.  Here are the links:

Link for application:  http://www.mansfield.edu/hr/upload/HR-Scholarship-Application.pdf

Link for the HR webpage with more details on the scholarship: http://www.mansfield.edu/hr/hr-scholarship.crm

Extended Deadline:  May 29, 2015 - Completed applications, resume and two letters of recommendations should be sent to 118 Alumni Hall.

 

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: March 27, 2015. 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: March 27, 2015.  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: March 27, 2015. Hand in application to Dr. Sechrist in South Hall 211

Click here for Returning Psychology Student Application


Scholarship Recipients for 2014-2015

Student Name Scholarship Awarded
Emily Hooker Returning Psychology Student Scholarship
Ashley Jackson Returning Psychology Student Scholarship
Kayla Grunza Seidel Scholarship


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


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