Frank D. Payne Memorial Scholarship

In memory of Dr. Frank Payne, Professor of Psychology and former Chair, two annual scholarships will be awarded to Psychology majors or Psychology graduate students. Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 3.5 overall and 3.5 in Psychology, and have plans to pursue a career that includes psychological research. In their personal statements, students must describe how they plan to pursue a career that includes research in psychology.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Provide a clear personal statement that describes how you plan to pursue a career that includes research in psychology.
  2. Upload your current Degree Progress Report/MyProgress Report from MYSJSU
  3. List two members of the SJSU Department of Psychology faculty who are willing to serve as references for you. Do not ask them to write letters on your behalf at this time. Instead, ask them for permission to list their names on this form before submitting it. The Scholarship Review Committee will contact the suggested faculty for references if you are a finalist.
    • Faculty 1 Name
    • Faculty 2 Name
  4. Have you applied for Graduation (YES/NO)? If so, what is your anticipated graduation date? (term/year)