School of Graduate Psychology Scholarships

The School of Graduate Psychology does offer funding in the form of scholarships for eligible students in the PsyD in Clinical Physcology, PhD in Clinical Psychology and the MA in Applied Psychological Science programs.

PsyD Diversity Scholarships

Diversity Scholarships are awarded to graduate students in the School of Graduate Psychology PsyD program who are dedicated to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Recipients must be committed to working with and advocating for underserved populations.

Scholarships are awarded at the time students are accepted into the program and require completion of an essay that is submitted with the admissions application. Recipients are encouraged to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion within SGP through classroom discussion, advocacy efforts, and diversity groups. Recipients often participate in community and scholarly diversity activities, workshops, training programs, and conferences. 

Li Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Li Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in 2017 to honor members of the Li family, The fund is an expression of two core values of the Li family: education and opportunity. It commemorates the struggles and triumphs of individuals who have immigrated to the United States in search of an education as a pathway to opportunity. The first award was made in 2020. 

Application

Awards will be made on a yearly basis if funds are available for that year SGP students will be notified via email on when funds are available and instructions on how to apply.

Silvia Genel Fund

The Silvia Genel Fund was established in memory of Silvia Genel, a former School of Graduate Psychology student, clinical psychologist, and leader in the Latino community. This fund is maintained through the generous contributions of many donors including SGP faculty, staff, alumni, board members, and Pacific community members.

The mission is to promote and encourage SGP students to engage in activities which will directly or indirectly benefit the Latino community.

Application

Applications will be available electronically to the students twice a year (Summer and Spring/Fall). SGP students will be notified via email on when funds are available and instructions on how to apply.

Michel and Vicki Hersen Student Research Fund

The Michel and Vicki Hersen Fund was established by former dean Michel Hersen and his wife Vicki to support student research projects. This fund is maintained through the generous contributions of many donors including SGP faculty, staff, alumni, board members, and Pacific community members.

Application

Applications will be available electronically to SGP students and will be notified via email when funds are available and instructions on how to apply.