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