Psychology Annual Awards

The Psychology Department offers two annual awards:

  • The Annual Merit Award for Psychology Majors: Spring
  • The Mary Boltuck Award for Psi Chi Students accepted into a psychology graduate program: Spring

Psychology Major Annual Merit Award

Purpose

  • To recognize high academic and professional goals in a St. Cloud State University psychology major.
  • To partially defray expenses for a meritorious student.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Declared psychology major
  • Minimum G.P.A. of 3.5 for psychology and overall
  • Must be a member of Psi Chi.

Selection of recipient(s)

  • Applicants must submit all relevant documentation by April 5, 2013.
  • The final candidate(s) will be selected by the Psychology Department’s Student Issues Committee. Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their
  • grade point average,
  • involvement with extracurricular activities in the department, and
  • statement regarding their goals in psychology.

Selection will occur by May3, 2013.

Method of Payment

The scholarship award of $200.00 will be transferred directly from the Financial Aid Office to the recipient’s SCSU student account.

The psychology faculty reserves the right to cancel this scholarship at any time if any of the conditions of this application have not been adequately satisfied.

Application forms are available in the Psychology office, Whitney House 102 or online as a pdf document.

 

The Mary Boltuck Award

Purpose of the Merit Award

  1. To award a student who has high aptitude for graduate school and who has been accepted in a Psychology graduate program.
  2. To help pay for psychology graduate program application fees.

Mary Boltuck

Mary Boltuck was a member of the SCSU psychology faculty for 27 years. She  advised Psi Chi/Psychology Club for more than 10 years.  Her keen interest in Psi Chi never wavered and today she is demonstrating that she still has a heart for Psi Chi/Psychology Club. Professor Boltuck still lives in St. Cloud, MN.

Selection of Recipient

  • Students must submit a complete application by April 5, 2013.
  • Psychology department faculty will have two weeks to review the applicants.
  • The merit award selection committee will be the department of the whole.
  • The recipient will be notified by May 3, 2013.

Evaluation Criteria

The recipient will be a SCSU student who:

  • Is, and has been, a member of Psi Chi, the national honor society for psychology majors for at least one full semester.
  • Has been accepted to a graduate program in psychology.
  • When more than one student qualifies, the award recipient will be selected by the psychology faculty based upon the student's overall record including letters of recommendation. Two letters should be from SCSU psychology faculty. Other relevant recommendations will be accepted.

Methods of payment

The scholarship award of $200.00 will be transferred directly from the Financial Aid Office to the recipient’s SCSU student account.

Application forms are available in the Psychology office, Whitney House 102 or online as a pdf document.


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