​​​​​​​​​Anne Miller-Quimper Memorial Award

The Anne Miller-Quimper Scholarship Award was established in 1991 by friends and family in memory of Anne Miller-Quimper (1940-1980), an alumnus of the school psychology program, to support thesis and dissertation research of school psychology graduate students.

Criteria: Scholarship awarded annually to support thesis or dissertation research.

  • Graduate students (specialist or doctoral) in the school psychology program
  • Study involves working with children from birth to age 5, children or youth from diverse ethnic, racial, or low-income backgrounds, or studies involving students with low-incidence disabilities.

See application form for additional details about project eligibility.

Deadline: March
Award Amount: Varies

Open Miller-Quimper ​Application Form

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.

Deadline: October/February
Award Amount: $800
Open Niec Award Applicati​on website

James and Catherine Steinmetz Graduate Scholarship

The James and Catherine Steinmetz Graduate Scholarship was established by Joseph E. and Sandra S. Steinmetz in honor of Joseph's parents. Joseph E. Steinmetz, Ph.D., earned a B.S. in Psychology (1977) and an M.A. in Experimental Psychology (1979) from Central Michigan University.​ He has held numerous faculty and administrator appointments, including executive vice president and provost at The Ohio State University and, most recently, chancellor of the University of Arkansas. >>Read more

The Steinmetz scholarship is awarded to graduate students in experimental psychology, studying neuroscience, within the College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences.

  • Graduate students

Deadline: March
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: March 29
Award Amount: TBD

College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Scholarships & Awards

Additional funding opportunities available to students within the College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences can be found on the College's Scholarships & Awards website