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Scholarships for Psychology Graduate Students
SCHOLARSHIPS FOR KENTUCKY RESIDENTS
Dotson Graduate Scholarship
For incoming and current school and clinical graduate students.
Dr. Elsie Dotson was a clinical psychologist and a member of Western's Psychology Department from 1960 until her retirement in 1986. Upon her death in 1989, a portion of her estate was used to create a scholarship for a psychology graduate student. Those of us who knew Elsie remember her with great affection and respect. She was a superb teacher and clinical psychologist. She was strongly committed to the education and welfare of our students, as is shown by the scholarship she endowed.
The Dotson scholarship is typically around $600. Dr. Dotson wished the selection committee to consider both academic merit and financial need in determining who receives the scholarship. Please take the time to provide relevant information on the application forms for the committee to consider in making this important decision.
Jaggers-Cave Graduate Scholarship
For 2nd year school and clinical psychology graduate students who are Kentucky residents
Dr. Lourine Cave was a Western graduate who returned and served as a professor in Western's
Dr. Cave wished the selection committee to consider both academic merit and financial need in determining who receives the scholarship. The committee uses this information to determine the amount of scholarship to award. Please take the time to provide relevant information on the application forms for the committee to consider in making this important decision.
TO APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIPS:
1. Complete the Psychology Department Scholarship Application (doc) for Psychology Graduate Scholarships.
2. Return the form to Dr. Carl Myers by April 30th preceding the academic year the scholarship will be awarded.
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