Scholarships Make A Difference

MSP’s scholarship funds attract students from economically and ethnically diverse backgrounds, recognize academic excellence, and provide financial assistance in times of need.

Your donation to MSP’s scholarship fund helps ease financial burdens for students. Scholarships are privately funded by MSP’s alumni and friends, and directly touch students’ lives. A donation to the general scholarship fund ensures that all scholarships are funded and disbursed to each individual scholarship fund as needed.

MSP’s scholarships are rooted in the values we exemplify as an institution.

Academic Excellence

Marjorie Scott Scholarship for Excellence

In honor of Professor Emeritus Marjorie Scott’s endless commitment to excellence, this award is presented to graduating masters and doctoral students who demonstrate excellence in research, academics and clinical work. See our current recipients.


Cereta Perry Diversity Scholarship

This scholarship honors the late Dr. Cereta Perry, co-founder of CHS/MSP, and her contributions to diversity in education. Dr. Perry was a lifelong advocate of MSP and its mission. This scholarship was established to recruit and support the academic goals of diverse incoming students. See our current recipients.

Aombaye Ramsey Diversity Award

The Aombaye Ramsey Diversity Award (ARDA) was created in 2004 to honor Dr. Aombaye Ramsey’s lifelong commitment to social justice. This award is given to a PsyD student who shares that same commitment to advocate on behalf diverse populations. Priority is given to applicants who belong to an ethnic, racial, or cultural group traditionally underrepresented in the field of psychology. See our current ARDA recipient.


Humanistic Psychology

Jill Benton Humanistic Psychology Scholarship (JBHPS)

This scholarship honors Jill Benton, former MSP librarian and alum, and her commitment to humanistic psychology. The JBHPS is awarded to a PsyD student who is committed to advancing the science and practice of humanistic psychology as demonstrated by excellence in humanistic scholarship. See our current scholarship recipient.



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