Clinical Psychology PsyD Scholarships

William James College offers merit-based scholarships. All Clinical Psychology PsyD students will be considered for a merit-based scholarship by the Admissions Committee based upon application materials and the admissions interview. You will be notified of any merit-based scholarships on your offer of Admission. Please click here for a full listing of our William James College Scholarship funds and policies.

We are proud to also offer institutional scholarships. These scholarships require a separate application process. A student is eligible to receive one scholarship. If a student qualifies for two scholarships, the larger amount is awarded in lieu of both scholarships.


Cynthia Lucero Scholarship

The Cynthia Lucero Scholarship is awarded every year to an entering student from one of our graduate programs who exhibits a strong dedication and commitment to the delivery of human services to the Latino community. The award is $10,000 per year for a maximum of four years. Read about our current and past Lucero Scholars. Please read more information on the Cynthia Lucero Scholarship program, eligibility, and our policies.


Serving the Mental Health Needs of the Underserved Scholarship

The Serving the Mental Health Needs of the Underserved Scholarship is awarded every year and covers 2/3 of tuition costs. The scholarship reflects WJC’s commitment to promoting social justice and addressing mental health disparities among historically marginalized groups in the U.S. Eligible students must have received admission to and enrollment in  a MA, CAGS or PsyD degree program at William James College. Read about our 2019-2020 Scholarship awardees. Please read more information on the Serving the Mental Health Needs of the Underserved Scholarship program, eligibility, and our policies.


Specialized Training and Academic Retention (STAR) Fellowship Program

The STAR Fellowship program is funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students, which was awarded to William James College in 2020. The program aims to diversify the behavioral health workforce retaining first-generation college students and students from low-income backgrounds. This is a retention initiative for students who are currently enrolled in the Clinical Psychology PsyD program at William James College. Each student will be awarded $32,500 annually to cover the costs of tuition and fees. Please read more information on the STAR Fellowship program, eligibility, and our policies.

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