School of Psychology Scholarships

School-Wide Scholarships

Charles E. Fuller Annual Scholarship: The Charles E. Fuller Annual Scholarship is awarded based on financial need. International students must complete the Fuller Financial Aid Application to be considered. US citizens and permanent residents must complete the Fuller Financial Aid Application and the FAFSA to be considered. No additional application is necessary.

Alumni Merit Scholarship: Recipients of this scholarship must demonstrate an unusual ability to contribute to the field of Christian mental health following graduation.

Amadeus Scholarship: This scholarships is reserved for returning students with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who demonstrate financial need.

ASC Ethnic American Scholarship: To qualify for the ASC Ethnic American Scholarship you must be of African-American, Hispanic, or Native American background, or from a developing country. You must demonstrate financial need. Other requirements to be determined by the Multicultural Concerns Committee of the All-Seminary Council.

Dean's Scholarship: Students who receive this scholarship must be first year students who demonstrate academia competence, strong Christian faith, and a commitment to the integration of psychology and theology.

Walter and Reba Dilworth Scholarship: Students on an international visa who show high academic achievement and have definite plans to return to their home country are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Dunavant/Reeves Scholarship: Students who apply for this scholarship should have a strong interest in the area of family studies.

Fred H. Fiske Scholarship: Recipients of this scholarship must demonstrate financial need and be able to articulate via a written essay a vision for the integration of psychology and theology.

Fuller Auxiliary Scholarship. Students must be enrolled at least half-time status and demonstrate both academic achievement and financial need. The scholarship is awarded by the Fuller Auxiliary via a separate application process.

Hansen Family Scholarship: To qualify for the Hansen Family Scholarship you must be of African-American, Hispanic, or Native American background, or from a developing country. You must be enrolled in a PhD program in the School of Theology, School of Psychology or School of Intercultural Studies. You must have an academic focus on equipping leaders of the church and demonstrate financial need.

David Allen Hubbard Achievement Award: Students who apply for this scholarship must be graduating students who have accomplishments that are clearly reflected in academic, spiritual, and professional goals.

International Student Scholarship: Recipients of this scholarship must be on an international visa, show high academic achievement, and have definite plans to return to their home country.

Randall Lehmann Sorenson Scholarship: Recipients of this scholarship are selected by the integration committee.

Mephibosheth Scholarship: The recipient of the Mephibosheth Scholarship must be admitted as a "regular" student, be enrolled full-time in a degree program, and have a physical impairment or handicap. Preference is given to those applicants whose handicap prevents employment. A separate application process is required.

Merritt Scholarship: To qualify for the Merritt Scholarship you must demonstrate financial need.

Peck Memorial Scholarship: To qualify for the Peck Memorial Scholarship you must be a military veteran, blind or physically handicapped, and demonstrate financial need.

Stafford/Enright Scholarship: This scholarship is awarded to international visa students who demonstrate financial need.

Szeto Fellowship: To qualify for the Szeto Fellowship you must be an international visa student. Preference is give to students from China and other Asian countries.

Lee Edward Travis Award: Students who apply for this scholarship must write an outstanding integration paper.

Underserved Scholarship: Students who apply for this scholarship must be a member of a group that is under-represented in the field of psychology. This scholarship is based on merit.

Clinical Psychology Scholarships

Angehr/Westbrook/McMillen: This scholarship provides assistance to students who maintain a 3.5 GPA, show evidence of a life of Christian leadership, and demonstrate financial need.

School of Psychology Auxiliary Committee Scholarship: This scholarship is awarded to students who are enrolled at least half-time, are preparing for ministry, and who demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.

Julie Banks Memorial Scholarship: Recipients of this scholarship must be Australian nationals who have three or more years of work and ministry experience and are enrolled as PhD or PsyD students. They must also be able to demonstrate how their interests and ministry goals focus on an interface between the Church and society. Preference will be given to students who plan to return to Australia upon completion of their degree.

Carlsberg Family Scholarship: Students who apply for this scholarship must show an interest in health psychology and/or brain function.

John P. Davis Jr. Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship requires applicants to be deeply involved in personal growth through therapy (as well as other means) and be committed to the deepening of one's spiritual life.

Evelyn Freed Scholarship: This fellowship is awarded to 4th and 5th year SOP students.

Frank and Evelyn Freed Scholarship: Students must demonstrate a genuine commitment to glorify God by integrating personal faith and professional practice.

Margaret Gallagher Jubilee Scholarship: This scholarship is awarded to international visa students from developing nations who are enrolled as PhD or PsyD students. Recipients must plan to return to their home country upon completion of their degrees. Applicants must also be able to describe their plans for ministering in their home country.

Arch Hart Scholarship: Recipients of this scholarship either must be from Africa, desire to work in Africa, or be African-American. They also must demonstrate giftedness in building bridges between psychology and the Church, and have a desire to use their psychological training to enhance the ministry of the Church.

Clare W. Headington Scholarship: Students who apply for this scholarship should be 2nd or 3rd year student in the clinical psychology program. Recipients should demonstrate an ability to relate the Christian faith and psychological principles to the emotional problems of individuals and families

Heavenly Treasure Jubilee Scholarship: This scholarship is reserved for international students. Preference is given to students from Asia.

Grace Li Jubilee Scholarship: Recipients of this scholarship are international student on a visa from a developing country.

H. Newton and Suzanna Malony Scholarship: Students should be from an ethnic minority and demonstrate academic success. Preference will be given to African-American students.

Gene Wesley Pfrimmer Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship is given to 1st through 5th year students who actively promote a sense of cooperation, fairness, justice, and unity among members of the graduate union. Students must also demonstrate financial need.

Edith Munger Scholarship: This scholarship is awarded to female psychology doctoral students in their 2nd through 6th years who are pursuing their degrees as a second career.

Ruth Scholarship for Women: This scholarship is awarded to female students who maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need.

John Stauffer Memorial Merit Fellowship: Students who apply for this scholarship should maintain an outstanding academic record, have high potential for professional and scientific creativity, demonstrate leadership skills, present research papers at professional conferences, publish articles in psychology journals, manifest a clear commitment to public service, be able to articulate clear professional goals, lead in an identifiable way through the writing of grant proposals, or design new models for delivering human services.

Tan Family Jubilee Scholarship: Recipients of this scholarship are international visa students from a developing country who have definite plans to return to the home country to provide mental health and/or ministerial services.

Thriving Youth Scholars Fellowship: Recipients of this scholarship must be called to serve children and/or youth.

Marriage and Family Therapy Scholarships

Ray Anderson Integration Award: Students who apply for this scholarship should demonstrate a strong commitment to the integration of Christian faith and clinical practice.

Marriage and Family Therapy Auxiliary Committee Scholarship: This scholarship is awarded to students who are enrolled at least half-time, are preparing for ministry, and who demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.

Jeff Balswick Memorial Scholarship: Recipients of this scholarship should demonstrate interest and/or experience in the application of Marriage and Family studies and/or therapy in cross-cultural contexts. They must also demonstrate financial aid.

Department Community Award: Students who apply for this scholarship have been judged by peers to best embody the ideals of servant leadership in fostering Christian community in the student body.

Dennis Guernsey Memorial Scholarship: Recipients of this scholarship must demonstrate academic excellence, provide a letter of support from a pastor or spiritual director, and provide a written essay addressing ministry involvement, self-care, and evidence of application of clinical theory to his or her ministry practice.

Vermeer Scholarship: This scholarship is for incoming students with a vision for ministry in the church. They must have a minimum GPA of 3.3.

Scholarships are awarded based on available funding each year. The list above is a reliable guide in representing scholarships that have been available in the recent past, but the future availability of any fund is subject to change.