Scholarships and Awards
The Department of Psychology offers the following scholarships and awards for undergraduate psychology majors and, in some instances, graduate students in psychology. The Psychology Department Honors & Awards Committee designates winners annually. Applications for these awards are available for download in the following PDF and in the Department of Psychology, 5315 James Hall.
Awards Application Form (pdf)
Application deadline: Monday, March 11, 2013
The Carolyn R. Freeman Award
For the graduating senior majoring in psychology deemed to be most proficient in psychology.
The Alvin and Stanley Snadowsky Award for General Academic Excellence in Psychology
For an undergraduate student who has an excellent scholastic record in psychology. This award was established in memory of the Snadowskys' parents, Jack and Florence Snadowsky.
The Sheldon J. Korchin Memorial Scholarship
For an outstanding graduating senior intending to pursue a master's degree in psychology at Brooklyn College.
The Department of Psychology Award for Excellence in Statistics in the Field of Psychology (Wantman Prize)
For a graduating senior majoring in psychology who received an A in Statistics, has taken or is taking Experimental Psychology, and produces the best performance in a statistics competition.
The Myrtle Mandiberg Scholarship
For a psychology major who plans to pursue a career in a field related to child psychology or providing services for children.
The Beatrice Ragen Edelman Memorial Scholarship
For a student pursuing a master's degree in psychology and in good academic standing.
The Joseph and Norma Satten Scholarship
For a psychology student on a pre-med track or a student planning to pursue a graduate degree for a career in psychology or criminology.
The Ching-Tse Lee Award
For an Asian-American undergraduate or graduate student in psychology in good academic standing and with demonstrated promise in psychology.
The Emily Lin Lee Award
For a minority undergraduate or graduate student in good academic standing who is majoring in, and has demonstrated promise, in psychology.
The Florence Horowitz Award
For a graduating senior intent on pursuing a career in social work. Preference will be given to students planning to attend graduate school for an MSW degree.
The Helen K. Hafner Memorial Award
For an undergraduate or graduate student in psychology in good academic standing, who has emphasized the area of behavioral problems, and with demonstrated community involvement in the form of civic and/or volunteer activities.