Scholarships

The psychology department offers students the following scholarships:

  • George R. Soika Scholarship Fund
  • Dr. Roy and Geraldene Dixon-Robinson Scholarship Fund
  • Som N. Ghei and Ram Kaur Ghei Scholarship Fund
  • Michael D. Kogutek Scholarship Fund

Additional non-UWO scholarships can be found here.

Scholarship Application Process

UW Oshkosh uses an online scholarship application process.
Please go to Academic Works to apply.

  • We recommend entering “psychology” in the “show filter” box to limit results to only psychology scholarships.
  • Beatrice Barlow Lampert and Phillip D. Lampert Scholarship and Bowman Scholarship are also open to Psychology Students.

When applying, you need to prepare:

  1. Current STAR report
  2. Short essay (less than 1,000 words) discussing:
    • Educational and career plans, including whether you plan to attend graduate school in psychology.
    • How your experiences outside of college classes (e.g., research, volunteer, work, club activities) have contributed to your educational experience. This is particularly important for the Kogutek Scholarship.
    • Financial need.
  3. Two faculty recommendations (at least one must be from a psychology faculty member)
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George R. Soika Scholarship

The George R. Soika Scholarship Fund will award ONE $1,650 scholarship payable toward tuition the following fall. Applicants must:

  • Be full-time enrolled Psychology major
  • FASFA – determined financial need
  • Have two to four semesters remaining at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
  • Be able to demonstrate breadth of interest within and beyond psychology
  • Have a GPA of 3.4 or better
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Dr. Roy and Geraldene Dixon-Robinson Scholarship

The Dr. Roy and Geraldene Dixon-Robinson Scholarship Fund will award TWO $1,150 scholarships payable toward tuition the following fall. Applicants must:

  • Be a sophomore or junior majoring in psychology
  • Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • FASFA – determined financial need
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Som N. Ghei and Ram Kaur Ghei Scholarship

The Som N. Ghei and Ram Kaur Ghei Scholarship Fund will award TWO $1,500 scholarships to two female psychology majors payable toward tuition the following fall. The family designated this scholarship for female students in honor of the donor’s grandmother who was never able to obtain an education. Applicants must:

  • Be a psychology major (full time)
  • Have two to four semesters remaining at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
  • Have a GPA of 3.0 or better
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Be planning to attend graduate school in psychology

If the student who receives this scholarship is accepted into the graduate program in psychology at the UW Oshkosh, she is eligible for an additional $2,000 to be applied to tuition in the first semester of full-time graduate study.

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Michael D. Kogutek Scholarship

The Michael D. Kogutek Scholarship Fund will award TWO $2,000 scholarships payable toward tuition the following fall. Participation in University-wide extra-curricular activities (excluding athletics) will be a strong consideration in this award. Applicants must:

  • Be a full-time enrolled psychology major
  • Have two to four semesters remaining at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Have a GPA of 3.0 or better
  • Demonstrated commitment to the field of psychology
  • Be planning to attend graduate study in psychology