​​​​Anne Miller-Quimper Memorial Award

Scholarship awarded annually to support thesis or dissertation research.
  • Graduate students (specialist or doctoral) in the school psychology program
Deadline: Contact department
Award Amount: Varies 

Alphonsus P. Niec, Ed.D.,​ Memorial Award for Applied Research in Child & Family Intervention

Graduate Student Research Award

Criteria: Student must be enrolled in a masters or doctoral program within the realm of human services or social and behavioral sciences (e.g., clinical psychology, school psychology, education) at Central Michigan U​​niversity.

  • Student must have a cumulative GPA in their program of at least 3.70.
  • Student must be engaged in research likely to have a positive impact on the lives of at-risk children and families in at least one of the following domains: behavioral functioning, emotional or relationship functioning, and school adjustment/achievement.

See application form for additional details about Project Eligibility.

Award Amount: $800

James and Catherine Steinmetz Graduate Scholarship

Scholarship awarded to graduate students majoring in experimental psychology, studying neuroscience, within the College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences.
  • Graduate students
Deadline: Contact department
Award Amount: $500 


McNair Scholars Program

This program is for low income and first generation college students and/or underrepresented students interested in getting a Ph.D. The McNair program helps students get into graduate school through providing a research experience, GRE training and professional development.

Deadline: October​



Wilbert Wright Endowed Memorial Award

Scholarship awarded to a first-generation college student with a major in psychology.
  • First-generation college student with full-time enrollment status
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Intended for purchase of textbooks or other non-tuition expenses
Deadline: February
Award Amount: $100