Many people give to scholarship funds because they want to see other young men and women enjoy the same benefits of education that they did. Others support favorite programs and departments because they believe students in these areas will contribute to society.

The Department of Psychology is grateful for the financial support it receives from alumni, faculty, staff, parents, friends, foundations, and businesses. Because of the resources provided by their many gifts over the years, the department has enjoyed a long tradition of providing high-quality, affordable education. Donations can be designated to any scholarship fund below or to the Chair's Excellence Fund to be distributed to the area of greatest need.

Whether you would like to make a gift to department now, or in the future, the Office of University Advancement is ready to answer your questions about ways to give that are consistent with your own charitable giving goals. For further information please visit the Office of University Advancement website or feel to contact us.

Funds and Scholarships

Chair's Excellence Fund

Supports critical faculty and programmatic needs, including student scholarship and professional travel

Leah Burnett Endowed Scholarship

Named in honor of a former student and established by her parents, this award is given annually to an outstanding student who demonstrates the commitment to education and love of psychology that characterized Leah Burnett.

William James Scholarship

Honors William James, a founding father of psychology, and supports an outstanding psychology major

Fahringer-Fox Scholarship

Honors the inspirational emeritus faculty member Fred Fahringer and supports an outstanding psychology major

Rebecca Lee Wheeler Scholarship

Honors Rebecca Lee Wheeler, daughter of Lee and Rita Wheeler of Fair Oaks, Texas.

Online Giving Information

Information on giving online can be found on the University Online Giving Site.