Resources for Current Students
The Earl W. Seibert Psychology Scholarship was established in 1996.It provides scholarship assistance to deserving psychology students.In order to qualify for this scholarship you must demonstrate financial need, be a declared psychology major of at least sophomore status, have a major GPA of 2.0. and respond to the following two questions:
- What are your career goals in psychology for approximately the next five years?
- Provide an outline of the specific tasks or steps needed to accomplish your goals (e.g., obtain internships, present research at a conference, take the GRE, submit applications, collaborate with other on or off campus research projects, conduct an honors project, etc.).
Students can pick up an application from the Psychology Department or download it here. Applications are due to the department chair (Dr. Jean Pretz) March 1 of each year and decisions are announced by April. Scholarship amounts will be at least $500. The total amount that an individual receives will depend on the number of recipients. Scholarships are not automatically renewable, but recipients may submit another application in subsequent years.
Psi Chi is an international honor society for undergraduate students involved in the study of psychology. The Etown chapter of Psi Chi provides learning and leadership opportunities to its members by hosting visits for invited speakers, organizing special events in psychology, attending national conferences, and engaging in professional development experiences to prepare for graduate school. Psi Chi also sponsors scholarships.
Membership in Psi Chi is extended to students who meet all of the following criteria: (1) declared psychology as a major or minor, (2) completed at least three courses in psychology, (3) maintain an overall GPA in the top 35% of their class, and (4) maintain at least a 3.0 GPA in their psychology coursework.
Psychology Club, along with Psi Chi, invites speakers to campus, sponsors field trips to professional meetings and lectures to provide professional exposure, and provides a social group for informal exchange of ideas about psychology. This student-run organization aims to provide resources and enrichment for our students to succeed in the field of psychology.