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Whether you plan to become a psychiatrist, psychologist, social worker, or counselor, there are hundreds of opportunities for psychology majors to earn free money for college. That’s right, we’re talking scholarships! For many students pursuing psychology and behavioral studies, the work after a bachelor’s degree doesn’t end — which can result in even more costs in tuition fees and educational expenses. So, if you plan to become the next Sigmund Freud, Jean Piaget, or Ivan Pavolv, check out this directory of scholarships for psychology majors to discover ways to help you pay for your degree.

Bill Bendiner and Doug Morgenson Scholarship

This award is available for students who are U.S. citizens pursuing a career in human services, health sciences or visual arts. Eligible applicants must have been living in Washington state, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, or Alaska for at least one year. Preference is given to self-identified LGBT students, members of LGBT families, and straight allies who have been supportive of the LGBT community.

Total: $4160 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 11
2019

Don Renschler Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. citizens who are residents of Washington state and are enrolled or planning to enroll in a graduate program studying mental health. Preference is given to self-identified LGBT students, members of LGBT families, and straight allies who have been supportive of the LGBT community.

Total: $4160 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 11
2019

Pride Foundation Alaska Scholarship

This award is available for students in Alaska who are self-identified lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT), members of LGBT families, or straight-allies who have been strongly supportive of the LGBT community.

Total: $4160 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 11
2019

Soaring Heart Scholarship

This award is available for residents of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, or Washington state who are committed to offering compassionate support services to those dealing with illness, death, grief or trauma.

Total: $4160 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 11
2019

Tony DeBlase Scholarship

This award is available for currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students who are residents of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, or Washington state who are studying in the fields of sex education, sex therapy, research, or something that furthers the understanding of human sexuality, especially alternative sexuality. Preference is given to students who are self-identified lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT), members of LGBT families, or straight-allies who have been strongly supp...

Total: $4160 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 11
2019

Chicago Benton Bernstein Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Jewish graduate students who immigrated to the United States through the assistance of HIAS Chicago and/or applied for permanent residency or citizenship with the assistance of HIAS Chicago between Jan. 1, 2000 and the present. The student must be enrolled in professional study in one of the helping professions.

Total: $5 Awards:  5
Deadline:  January 21
2019

HCF Community Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is available for Hawaii undergraduate and graduate students who have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1508 Awards:  61
Deadline:  January 31
2019

Nick Van Pernis Scholarship

This scholarship is available for undergraduate and graduate students who graduated from a public or private high school in the districts of North Kona, South Kona, North Kohala or Ka'u. Students must major in marine sciences, biotechnology, health sciences or early childhood education, and must have a grade point average of 2.7 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2019

Lullelia W. Harrison Scholarship in Counseling

This scholarship is available to U.S. and international students enrolled full time in a degree-granting graduate or undergraduate program in counseling.

Total: $1000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  February 1
2019

Richard Louis Caplan Memorial Scholarship for Mental Health Practitioners

This scholarship is available for graduate students who are majoring in psychology. Applicants must be a resident of Maryland and must have a grade point average of 2.8 or higher.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 2
2019

The Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Foundation Scholars Grant

This award is available for residents of Maryland who are pursuing a graduate degree in social work or a mental health field. Preference will be given to students who speak Spanish or another second langauge.

Total: $5000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  February 2
2019

Northeastern Vermont Area Health Education Center Mimi Reardon Scholarship

This scholarship is open to Vermont students pursuing postsecondary education or training related to health or allied health care who reside in Caledonia, Essex, Lamoille, Orange, Orleans, or Washington counties. Students must demonstrate an interest in providing health care in one of Vermont's rural communities and must also demonstrate financial need.

Total: $2000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  February 15
2019