Psychology Department Awards and Seitz Scholarship

If you are graduating in 2021 (May, Summer, or Fall), you are invited to apply for one of three departmental awards!

William James Award– for outstanding breadth & depth of academic achievement

Edward C. Tolman Award– for outstanding achievement in research

G. Stanley Hall Award- for leadership and service to the UNCA Psychology Department

If you are NOT graduating in May or Summer 2021, you are invited to apply for the Seitz scholarship.
Anticipated amount: $500.

Deadline for all applications: Friday, April 2, 2021

To apply, please submit the following by April 2, 2021, to Dr. Chiang via email. Note that while you may apply for any (or all) of these awards, each student may only win one award.

1. A brief letter stating which award you are seeking with an endorsement at the bottom from a psychology faculty member (the endorsement should be just one sentence “I endorse this application” signed by a psychology faculty member).

2. UNCA transcript (can be unofficial).

3. A 1-2 page personal statement introducing yourself and summarizing the achievements which provide a basis for the award. Also, note if you have been selected for any Psychology awards in the past.