Departmental Awards and Scholarships

Congratulations to the recipients of 2019 Outstanding Undergraduates in Psychology Award!  These students represent the best of the Psychology Department.

Overall Outstanding Students:

  • Sara Aleshire
  • Jacqueline Stevens
  • Justine Jagga
  • Casey Watson

Outstanding Research Award:

  • Taylor Burke
  • Keyton Sampson
  • Marissa Owens

Outstanding Service Award:

  • Adriana Cook


The Stuart W. Thomas Research in Psychology Award

The “Thomas Award” is given to the Marshall undergraduate student who distinguishes her/himself as the student performing and writing up the most outstanding empirical research in psychology for the past year.  This will focus on empirical, or data driven research with a quantitative emphasis.  The due date for applications is April 20, 2015. The application can be downloaded below.

The Thomas Award

Dr. Madeleine Hoffman Feil Memorial Scholarship

The Feil Scholarship is rewarded to graduate students in the Psychology Department who have completed at least 24 credit hours of study. Criteria for selection include clinical standing, graduate GPA, community and departmental service, research service, and at least two letters of support from faculty within the department. Those eligable for this scholarship will be notified during the end of a term and allowed to complete an application, which can be found below. Only those students who are notified that they qualify may submit this for consideration.

Feil Scholarship

International Honor Society in Psychology

Further scholarship opportunities can be found on the Psi Chi Website. The purpose Psi Chi is to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship, and advancing the science of psychology. Membership is open to graduates and undergraduates who are making the study of psychology one of their major interests. You can link to thier website below.


Department Announcements

Attention: The deadline for application to the PsyD program is December 1 for priority consideration. All materials must be received by this date. Please make sure you allow enough time for materials to travel through the postal system and arrive by this date.


“Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.”

Carl Gustav Jung (Swiss psychiatrist, Psychologist and Founder of the Analytic Psychology, 1875-1961)