Awards & Scholarships
Phil Mohan Award
The Phil Mohan Award for Academic Excellence is awarded in the spring to one undergraduate each year. The award was initiated in honor of Mohan, emeritus professor of psychology. Each recipient will receive a small monetary award (up to $350).
Students eligible for the award must:
- have junior or senior standing (as of the fall of the year in which the award is being given)
- be majoring in psychology
- have a GPA of at least 3.5
- have been actively involved in psychology research
William Reese Award for Outstanding Student Research
The William Reese Award was initiated by Dr. William Reese, who received his bachelor's and master's in psychology from the University of Idaho in 1938. It is awarded in the spring to the undergraduate or graduate psychology student who accomplishes the best piece of research during the current year. Each recipient receives a small monetary award ($100 to $200).
There is no application process for the scholarships. Our scholarship office provides us with the information for all eligible students.
Butch Boyer Scholarship
The Butch Boyer Scholarship is awarded each year to approximately four undergraduates majoring in psychology. Each recipient will receive up to $1,000 (the exact amount depends on available funds). The award was originated and funded by Boyer, formerly a professor of psychology at the University of Idaho.
Clinton & Patricia Chase Scholarship
The Clinton & Patricia Chase Scholarship is awarded each year to one or two students. Students must be psychology majors.
Lucille Hardgrove Scholarship
The Lucille Hardgrove Scholarship is awarded each year to one or two students. Students must be communication majors with a minor in any field of study. The amount of the award depends on available funds.
Albert Whitehead Scholarship
The Albert Whitehead Scholarship is awarded each year to one or two students. Students must be communication majors with a minor in any field of study. The amount of the award depends on available funds.