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UNO Psychology Scholarships for 2014-2015

UNO undergraduates majoring in Psychology who will be enrolled in both the fall 2014 semester and the spring 2015 semester are invited to apply for the psychology scholarships listed below. Each scholarship award is for $500. Although students may apply for more than one scholarship, no student will be awarded more than one scholarship per academic year.

Application Materials Needed: (1) a résumé or curriculum vita; (2) one letter of recommendation requested from an appropriate professional reference (i.e., faculty for academic and research involvement; supervisors or faculty advisors for service); and (3) scholarship-specific information summarized in 1-2 pages (see details below for each scholarship. Transcripts need not be submitted as the awarding committee will obtain these.  

Please email your application materials as attachments to Staci Geis at sgeis@unomaha.edu.
Application materials are due by noon on Friday, March 28.


1. ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT/FINANCIAL NEED SCHOLARSHIP: The Frank Bellinghiere Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement. Applicants should describe their financial situation (sources of support) to establish need. Alternatively, completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) with results reported to UNO provides sufficient documentation of need. Academic achievement should also be described (e.g., strength of curriculum, GPA, other scholarly activities, career aspirations).

2. ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT/FINANCIAL NEED SCHOLARSHIP: The Stephen R. Paige Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded on the same basis as The Frank Bellinghiere Memorial Scholarship. Please provide the same information for this scholarship as required by The Frank Bellingheire Scholarship

3. RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP: The Mary E. Flannigan Memorial Research Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded on the basis of involvement in research. Applicants should describe research activities such as FUSE grants awarded, assisting in faculty labs, independent study projects, senior thesis, conference presentations, and publications.

4. SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP: The Mary E. Flannigan Memorial Service Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded on the basis of department, university, and community service. Applicants should describe both UNO and volunteer and community service activities. Leadership positions are especially worthy of note.