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Scholarships & Financial Aid

Listed below are scholarship opportunities for psychology majors within Psychology Department. If you have questions or are looking for an application, contact Department of Psychology Scholarship Coordinator Dr. Amy Brown via email or phone 337-482-6594 if you have any questions.

Hait-Lewis Award for Academic Excellence in Psychology

Requirements: Must be majoring in psychology and must have a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

Scholarship is awarded twice a year to a graduating senior in the Fall semester and to a graduating senior in the Spring semester. Scholarship pays $100 for one semester.

Applications are available in October for Fall graduates and in February for Spring graduates from Dr. Amy Brown, 222C Girard Hall.

The Aline Mitchell Garrett Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Psychology

To be eligible to receive this scholarship, you must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen;
  • Be an African-American;
  • Be eligible to enter his/her junior year;
  • Have a 3.0 cumulative GPA; and
  • Be a psychology major.

Preference to be given to a student from St. Martin Parish.

Award ranges from $400 to $500 annually for two semesters; $200-$250 for the Fall semester and $200-$250 for the Spring semester.

If you think you may be eligible for this award, contact Dr. Brown. Applications are usually due in April.

The UL Lafayette Psychology Department/Worth Publishers Merit Scholarship

To be eligible to receive this scholarship, you must:

  • Be a psychology major who is eligible to enter upper division;
  • Have a 3.0 or better GPA;
  • Be able to demonstrate evidence of community involvement and financial need; and
  • Have career plans that involve psychology.

Applications are usually due in early April.

Emily "Mae Mae" LeBlanc Badeaux Memorial Scholarship in Psychology

This scholarship funds master's thesis research in the areas of child, marital, or family psychology. Usually, graduate students apply at the end of the their first year and receive funding for their second year. To apply, you must be U.S. citizen doing thesis research on any of the afformentioned topics.

Other Scholarships

Other scholarships are available for our students outside the Department of Psychology. 

Visit the College of Liberal Arts to see scholarships available for all liberal arts students, or visit the Office of Scholarships for opportunities available to all students.

Incoming students should visit the Office of Scholarships, as none of the departmental or college scholarships are geared toward freshman.