Dr. Frank R. Terrant, Jr., Memorial Scholarship


1. Scholarship amounts vary with the amount of money available in the scholarship fund and the number of applicants funded. Awards are typically in the range of $200-800.

2. The award is renewable upon verification of satisfactory academic standing for the following semester.  If awarded, the student may not re-apply for the following school year.

Eligibility Requirements

  • ASU junior, senior, or graduate student.
  • Major in Psychology.
  • Academic standing of 3.2 GPA in Psychology and overall GPA.
  • Full-time student status.

Questions regarding the application procedure should be directed to: Gail Day


Application Deadline: February 24, 2017 

WiSE Research and Travel Awards

WiSE (Wiley F. Smith Endowment) Awards support graduate and undergraduate student research and travel through the generosity of the family of Dr. Wiley F. Smith, who was the first chairperson of the Psychology Department.

When possible, Research Awards ($100-300 typically) and Travel Awards ($200 maximum) are made during three funding cycles per year. Dates of application for each cycle may be found below. Links to criteria, instructions, and application forms are below the table.


Applications Accepted

4 PM Deadline

Funding Period

Award Decision




11/1/17 to



11/27/17-12/8/17 and


3/1/18 to


Completed applications should be given to Gail Day, department secretary, during the "Applications Accepted" period for that cycle.

Further questions may be directed to: Dr. Mark Zrull

Dr. Paul Fox Senior-Year Scholarship

The Fox Scholarship was founded in honor of  Dr. Paul Fox to provide financial support for undergraduate students seeking to participate in research in the Psychology Department.


  1. Scholarship amounts will be allocated to one or two students in the minimum amount of $500 per student as determined by the Fox Scholarship Committee.
  2. Students may request that funds be used to support research costs, travel to professional conferences, or to cover tuition.


  1. Full-time psychology major in junior year.

  2. Demonstrated interest in psychological research by working in a psychology faculty member's research lab with plans to continue in the senior year.

  3. Satisfactory academic status: Minimum 3.0 GPA in major and overall by the end of the first semester of the junior year.

  4. Verified financial need.

 Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Gail Day:


Application due by February 24, 2017

Dr. Eric Hatch Memorial Scholarship

The Hatch Memorial Scholarship was founded in honor of our colleague, Eric J. Hatch (1943-2009), to provide financial support to undergraduate students seeking to complete internships.  This scholarship recognizes:scholastic merit, quality of internship plan, and essay(s) in application. Scholarship amounts vary with the amount of money available in the scholarship fund and the number of applicants funded. Awards are typically in the range of $200-800.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicant must be a junior (2nd semester) or senior with a commitment to a career in psychology.
  • Applicant must have been admitted as a psychology major by the Department of Psychology.
  • Applicant must demonstrate and maintain satisfactory academic standing (3.0 GPA overall and 3.0 GPA in Psychology).
  • Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student (12+ semester hours).
  • Applicant must be committed to completing and have started planning an internship experience that is psychological in nature and will serve to enhance his or her professional development.

Questions regarding the application procedure should be directed to: Gail Day

Application Deadline: February 24, 2017

College of Arts and Sciences - Richard A. Thomas Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship recognizes outstanding academic progress and leadership.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must have completed the freshman year and pursuing a major in the College of Arts & Sciences
  • Must demonstrate a verifiable need for financial support; a financial aid form must be on file
  • Must display success and progress in academics and exemplary leadership in one or more of the following areas: 1) service-learning component of an academic course, 2) community-based research, 3) international service-learning (either ASU or International Partnership for Service-Learning and Leadership sponsored), or 4) advancement of service-learning initiatives such as serving on the Student Service-Learning Task Force, serving as the Peer Leader of a Freshman Seminar class that is involved in service-learning, serving as speaker for a service-learning, etc.

See for more details, or contact Dr. Dru A. Henson, Assistant Dean, College of Arts and Sciences 828-262-3078 or

 James and Elizabeth Whitener Long Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements

  • Graduate of Watauga High School in Boone, NC
  • Entering college for the first time
  • Accepted for admission to ASU
  • Verifiable need for financial support.
  • Intended major in Education or Psychology.
  • Satisfactory academic achievement
  • Full time student status

Further questions may be directed to: