Funding and Travel

Internal Scholarships

  • Incoming Students: 

    • Deadline:  February 3    
    • Eligibility: (no application required) 
    • Unconditional admission to MAPR Program at Texas State 
    • Ranking as the top or second applicant to their program 
    • Highly competitive entry GPA 
    • Evidence of awards, recognition, honors, fellowships, or other indicators of future success 
    • Outstanding letters of recommendation 
    • Superior Statement of Purpose 
    • Nomination (by MAPR Graduate Advisor or Faculty Mentor): 
    • Applicant's past academic success 
    • Relevant experiences outside of the classroom 
    • Indicators of future success and fit with the program 
    • Applicant's ranking as a top applicant 

    Returning Students:

    • Deadline:  March 1 
    • Current resume or CV (three pages or less including degrees and special certification, professional experience, scholarship activity, awards, special recognition, article of presentations, selected community activities, etc. 
    • 200-word essay outlining career objectives and reasons describing why a Masters in Psychological Research will help attain these goals 
    • 3 letters of recommendation (at least 2 from professors).  Recommendation letters should be submitted through the BOSS from professional individuals familiar with your academic background and ability 
    • Application available in the BOSS (Bobcat Online Scholarship System) here. 

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    • new master’s and doctoral students of the highest quality 
    • 10% - 50% reduction in tuition (not fees) 
    • disbursed early September and January 
    • automatic consideration of admitted students in eligible programs; no separate scholarship application required 
  • Criteria:

    • Incoming Full-time Graduate Students; 
    • Maintain a 3.0 GPA; 
    • Demonstrate financial need; 
    • Demonstrate a record of academic excellence; 
    • Demonstrate a commitment to community service; and 
    • Have potential for contributing to underserved populations (e.g., ethnic, rural, socioeconomic, international). 

    Recipient(s) will be selected by the Scholarship Selection Committee in the Department of Psychology. 

    Students who apply by the priority deadline and meet all prerequisites will be invited to apply for the fellowship. More information about how to do so will be included in an admissions email from the department. 

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