Majoring in Psychology











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


Psychology Scholarships

National Scholarships in Psychology Websites

American Psychological Association Awards:

 Campus Explorer List:

 Psi Chi: List:


Scholarships Specific to Psychology in Selected Illinois Schools

State Schools:







 Local Colleges and Universities:

Lewis: (General list of scholarships, the Dr. John Greenwood Endowed Scholarship is specific to psychology).

St. Francis: (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:

I/O Psychology: