Pathway to PhD Scholarship

The Pathway to PhD Scholarship seeks to support talented and passionate Masters-level students who intend to pursue doctoral education in Psychology.



  • Applicant must be a new student to the MS program for the September 2019 start. Award winners may not defer their enrollment to any future start term. Students deferring enrollment from the previous academic year are not eligible.
  • Award winners remain eligible for the award if they stop out of the program, if the stop-out period is less than one calendar year.


  • All admitted students will be automatically reviewed for the award by the AVP for Admissions and the MS Program Director.


  • Award winners will receive a $5,000 scholarship, which will be applied to their first year tuition costs. $1,250 will be applied to the first four quarters of study.
  • The award is not renewable.
  • This award has no cash value.
  • Awards may not be transferred to another degree or academic program at PAU.