Resources for Students Interested in Majoring in Psychology
*APA Guide to Careers in Psychology: Description of the field of psychology and employment opportunities for psychology majors
*Contains links to many webpages with information on majoring in psychology
*Information on possible careers one can seek with psychology degree
*Graduate school pathways to becoming a therapist
*Information on pre-professional experiences such as internships
National Scholarships in Psychology Websites
American Psychological Association Awards: http://www.apa.org/about/awards/
Campus Explorer List: http://www.campusexplorer.com/college-advice-tips/A96D220E/5-Unique-Psychology-Scholarships/
Psi Chi: http://www.psichi.org/?page=awards
Scholarships.com List: https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarships-by-major/psychology-scholarships/
Scholarships Specific to Psychology in Selected Illinois Schools
Local Colleges and Universities:
Lewis: http://www.lewisu.edu/admissions/finaid/scholarships/scholarshipsavailable.htm (General list of scholarships, the Dr. John Greenwood Endowed Scholarship is specific to psychology).
St. Francis: https://www.stfrancis.edu/support-usf/scholarships/ (General list of scholarships; the Jane Engleton Snyder ’35 Scholarship, the Virginia J. Saxon Trust for Scholarships and the Frances Naal-Sczepaniak Endowed Scholarship have psychology as a preferred major).
**Be sure to contact admissions and financial aid as well as research scholarships at the specific school to which you are applying. There may be additional grants, work-study programs or scholarships available to you based on merit and/or need.
Specialization Fields within Psychology
Forensic Psychology: http://www.apadivisions.org/division-41/education/programs/guide.pdf
I/O Psychology: https://www.socialpsychology.org/io.htm http://www.siop.org/studentdefault.aspx