undergraduate program


departmental and college scholarships

The Psychology departmental scholarship is a full tuition waiver for fall and spring of the academic year applied. Students are encouraged to also apply for the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences scholarships simultaneously. The forms below indicate eligibility for the college and departmental scholarships. If you are applying for the college and department, please submit both applications. If you are only applying to the college or the department, see the individual application forms for the required materials. Applications are due the last Friday in January to the PAC offices by 4pm and must be completed with all required materials.

Please note the eligibility requirements for the departmental scholarship are different, and are listed on the application. Additionally, due to the nature of scholarship policy, second bachelor students are not eligible for these scholarships.

Applications are also available in the Psychology Advising Center, 507, (BEH S). All applications are due to the Departmental Office (Psychology, 507 Beh S) by January 29th at 4:00 p.m. - no late applications accepted. Contact the Advising Center at 801-585-9095 with questions or comments. *The Psychology Department scholarships pay tuition up to 15 credit hours per semester; This DOES NOT include any mandatory fees (lab fees, ASUU fees, etc.) Letters Of Recommendation

letters of recommendation

Two letter of recommendation are required and both letters MUST be written on letterhead, there is NO recommendation form. Letters must be delivered signed and sealed.

scholarship database

the university of utah scholarship database

University of Utah Scholarship Database

Find scholarships for University of Utah students offered by the Financial Aid and Scholarship Office and participating colleges, departments and organizations. Scholarships at the University level can be found at http://www.sa.utah.edu/finance/. The Financial Aid office is located in room 105 of the Student Services Building (SSB) and the telephone number is 581-6211.

Career Services (350 SSB) also has information regarding scholarship resources http://careers.utah.edu/. The telephone number for Career Services is 581-6186.


Future Counselors of America Scholarship

Annual scholarship awards $1,000 to U.S. undergraduates and graduates majoring in Psychology who seek a career in relationship counseling or a related field. Applicants will be judged based on academic achievement (minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA) and a minimum 500- to maximum 900-word essay entitled "The Psychology of Online Dating." The essay should address the psychological issues and challenges facing singles given the growing popularity of online dating, and how relationship professionals can help online daters navigate these challenges. See more details at: http://www.datingadvice.com/scholarship

Mail official transcript and original essay to:

Future Counselors of America Scholarship
c/o DatingAdvice.com
15 SE 1st Ave, Suite B
Gainesville, FL 32601

Entries postmarked by: June 30th, annually
Disbursement on: July 31st, annually

  • Please title your essay “The Psychology of Online Dating”
  • List your full name as recognized by your educational institution and a valid (.edu) email address
  • Essay should be 12 point font, Times New Roman, double-spaced, 1-inch margins
  • Any resources should be cited using MLA format
  • Any plagiarism or fabrication will disqualify student from award disbursement

other unaffiliated scholarship resources

The following web addresses are for scholarship and financial aide websites that are not necessarily affiliated with the Department of Psychology or the University of Utah.