Pennsylvania Psychological Foundation’s Student Education Awards

$2,000Award Amount
1Number of Awards
12/31/2022Submission Deadline

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The Pennsylvania Psychological Foundation’s Student Education Awards are intended to assist in covering some of the numerous costs associated with graduate education that might not be covered by other stipends and scholarships. The grant consists of a $2,000 fund and is annually offered to one qualified student.

To participate, students should write a two-page, typewritten statement that addresses these requirements and should include any circumstances that would have made continuing their graduate studies difficult.

Applicants must also be enrolled full-time in a graduate psychology program leading to a doctoral degree and must reside in Pennsylvania or attend an eligible university or college.

Key Information of Pennsylvania Psychological Foundation’s Student Education Awards

Study Details

Area of Study


Country of Study

United States

Specific Schools


Scholarship Details

Intended Level of Study

  • Postgraduate
  • Doctorate

Award Amount


Number of Awards


Pennsylvania Psychological Foundation’s Student Education Awards Timeline

October 2022

Applications Opening Date

Applications open on October 1.

December 2022

Submission Deadline

The submission deadline is on December 31.

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible to apply, applicants must meet the following criteria.

  • Eligible Grade: Graduate
  • Maximum Age: Any
  • Required GPA: Any
  • Geographic Eligibility: Pennsylvania
  • Gender: Any
  • Race/Ethnicity:

Application Requirements

Here’s what you need to submits besides your application.

  • Grade transcript
  • Recommendation letters
  • Essay
  • Present Work Experiences

How to ace the Pennsylvania Psychological Foundation’s Student Education Awards


Prepare your statement

Review the writing guidelines for the statement very carefully. You must pay attention to the following: a) financial necessity; b) academic excellence; c) potential for contribution to the field; and d) involvement in and service to the community.


Create a résumé that stands out

Write and present a résumé that highlights your greatest abilities and that reflects your experience, academic record, and personal commitment to the projects you undertake. Be brief, creative, and strategic.


Get a letter from the program

Obtain an official letter from the program you are enrolled in as a student as soon as possible. There, it ought to be evident that you are pursuing a doctorate and that you require and merit financial assistance in order to complete your studies.


Gather everything in one file

A single PDF file containing all the needed papers must be sent, keep this in mind.

How the Pennsylvania Psychological Foundation’s Student Education Awards is Judged

Academic performance, financial need, the potential for contribution to the field, and community engagement and involvement will all be taken into consideration when evaluating applicants.

Why We Love the Pennsylvania Psychological Foundation’s Student Education Awards


Support for advanced levels

The organization's interest in supporting research in the field of psychology is the reason behind creating this program.


Pennsylvania education

The scholarship has a significant positive impact on students in Pennsylvania.


Scholarship winners

The Awards committee will make an attempt to ensure that the group of scholars reflects ethnic and cultural variety when deciding on the award recipient.

5 Facts About PPF’s Student Education Awards


About the foundation

The PPA serves the needs of psychologists in independent practice, schools, businesses, hospitals, private and governmental agencies, and academia.


Their mission

PPA's mission is to improve psychology in Pennsylvania and use it to further human welfare.


How it began

From a small gathering of psychologists in 1933, the PPA has grown into a specialized organization with about 3,000 members.


There are several committees

PPA has a lot of active committees working on the association's strategy.


Different opportunities

PPA offers students the chance to present at three different live events, as well as numerous online webinars throughout the year.

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