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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.

IHS Health Professions Scholarship Program

This scholarship is available for American Indian and Alaskan Native undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a full- or part-time study program leading to a degree in a health-related profession for one of the health career priority categories as determined by Indian Health Services. Students must have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

Total: $48004 Awards:  245
Deadline:  March 28
2019

IHS Health Professions Preparatory Scholarship

This scholarship is available for American Indian and Alaskan Native undergraduate students. Students must enroll in a program of study for the following priority career programs: pre-clinical psychology (junior and senior years only); pre-nursing; pre-pharmacy; and pre-social work (junior and senior years only).

Total: $31919 Awards:  40
Deadline:  March 28
2019

Family & Children's Services of Lebanon County

This award is for U.S. undergraduate students who are residents of Lebanon county in Pennsylvania. Applicants must plan to major in a field of social sciences or human services, such as medicine, nursing, counseling, or social work.

Total: $1200 Awards:  2
Deadline:  March 30
2019

Toyota/UNCF Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. college freshmen who are enrolled at selected HBCUs in an eligible major. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $7500 Awards:  6
Deadline:  March 30
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:  April 1
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:  April 1
2019

Stephanie D. Brown Memorial Scholarship

This award is available for female high school seniors in Dutchess County, New York. Applicants must plan to major in education, drama, or psychology.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 1
2019

Alice Conger Patterson Scholarship

This scholarship is open to women who are 23 years of age or older and attend or plan to attend select NC institutions. Students must have a grade point average of 2.6 or higher, pursue a liberal arts degree, and demonstrate financial need.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 1
2019

Behavioral Health Academic Scholarship Program

This scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors who are planning to major in behavioral health sciences such as counseling, psychology, social work, nursing, or a related field.

Total: $5000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  April 30
2019

Teens Path to Success Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are majoring in majoring in counseling, psychology, sociology, social work, or another related field leading to a career in counseling, psychology, or therapy. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $5000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  April 30
2019

Arizona Public Service Navajo Scholars Program - Tribal College Students

U.S. undergraduate students majoring in a STEM course of study at Diné College, Navajo Technical College, or Southwest Indian Polytechnic Institute who have a grade point average of 2.8 or higher are eligible for this award. Students must be members of the Navajo Nation tribe and have membership in a Shiprock Agency Chapter.

Total: $6000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  May 31
2019

Future Counselors of America Scholarship

U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are majoring in psychology and plan to seek a career in relationship counseling or a related field are eligible for this award. Students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and submit an essay on the psychology of online dating.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  June 30
2019