Fred and Dorine Santogrossi Study Abroad Scholarship in Psychology


This scholarship is presented to Psychological Sciences or Brain and Behavioral Sciences majors (or pre-majors) to help defray the costs of travel and expenses of the Study Abroad Program.


The deadline for submitting your application for the 2018-19 academic year will be October 1, 2018. The award is $1,500.

Criteria and selection:

Applications submitted in October 2018 may be used for travel during Spring 2019, Summer 2019, or Fall 2019. The criteria for the scholarship are academic excellence and financial need, as well as suitability of experience for meeting the student's educational objectives. Applications should include a copy of your transcript, CV or resume, evidence of financial need, a statement (250 words) of how the experience meets your eductional objectives, and a letter of support from a faculty member or other individual. All materials should be submitted to Dr. Susie Swithers, Director of Undergraduate Studies, and received by October 1, 2018. Letters of support may be sent by email, faxed to 765-496-6279, or sent by regular mail to Dr. Swithers' attention at Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, 703 Third Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907.

Past Scholarship Winners:

2018-19 Anthony Kowalkowski (Austrailia)

2018-19 Nicole Magiera (Austrailia)

2017-18 - Caroline Gruver (Spain)

2017 - Celine Chitraya Jusuf (New Zealand & Australia)

2017 - Emily King (Dublin) 

2016 - Mikayla Landon (Germany)

2015 - Shelby Rymers (Spain)

2015 - Sophia Draper (England)

2014 - Erin McConnell (China)

2013 - Margaret Malone (Tanzania)

2012 - no award

2011 - Milad Alucozai (Nepal)

2010 - Stephanie Bovis (Costa Rica)

2009 - Laurel Murdock (Essex)

2008 - no award

2007 - Jessica Niksich (Spain)

2006 - Renee Wahl (New Zealand)

2005 - Ryan Pappas (Italy)

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