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 Northwest Vista College Library
1st Floor, Redbud Learning Center (RLC)
3535 N. Ellison Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78251
Mon - Thur: 7:30am to 6:00pm

About the Discipline

Our mission is to facilitate students learning the principles, theories, methods, issues, and applications of psychology. We are committed to the personal and educational success of our students, including the development of a deeper understanding of self and others, a sense of social responsibility and involvement, and a commitment to lifelong learning and wellness. 

Psychology Award Fund 2017

The Northwest Vista College Psychology Department is granting two $500 awards for students during this Fall of 2017!


Students must be attending Northwest Vista College and meet the following criteria:

1) Award recipients must be majoring in Psychology at Northwest Vista College.

2) Award recipients must have completed a minimum of 15 earned credit hours, but no more than 45 earned credit hours, toward a Psychology AA degree at the time they apply to be considered for this award.

3) Award recipients must have completed a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA to be considered for this award.

4) Award recipients may be full time (12 credit hours or more) or part time (with as few credit hours as 3 being allowable) at the time they apply to be considered for this award.

5) Award recipients must write an essay addressing their aspirations in the psychology field and how these aspirations will benefit humankind. This essay should also describe the recipient's plan to achieve his/her aspirations. This essay should be no longer than 1500 words in length.


Where to Take Your Essay:

A hard copy of your essay and cover letter (with relevant contact information) stating your interest in being considered for the award is due to Dr. Catie Phillip's office (PH 102) by 3pm, Tuesday, October 24, 2017. 


When/Where the Awards Will Be Announced:

Award recipient(s) will be announced during the 10th annual Psychology Day on Tuesday, November 7, 2017.

Any questions should be directed

Discipline Coordinator

Dr. Don Lucas
Discipline Coordinator
Phone: 210-486-4056
Office: LOH-306L 

Area Contacts

Nakotah Terburg
Administrative Services Specialist
Phone: 210-486-4216
Office: LOH-206

Trina Cowan
Academic Chair
Phone: 210-486-4047
Office: LOH-206B