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George Eckes Memorial Scholarship in Aging

George Eckes Memorial Scholarship in Aging  

Fall 2017

Seton Hall University's Master of Science in Experimental Psychology seeks a highly qualified applicant for the George Eckes Memorial Scholarship in Aging.

The M.S. in Experimental Psychology provides a competitive advantage for students wishing to pursue a Ph.D. degree in psychology and related fields. For Fall 2017, we are offering a full scholarship, plus research budget — a total financial package of $49,000 — to a highly qualified applicant who intends to continue study at the Ph.D. level in cognitive aging, aging neuroscience, gerontology or related field.

Why the M.S. in Experimental Psychology at Seton Hall?

  • Prepares students to be competitive for admittance into Ph.D. programs
  • Organized like a doctoral program with individualized one-on-one research training and mentoring
  • State-of-the-art research facilities, including animal and eye-tracking laboratories
  • Faculty expertise in behavioral neuroscience, developmental, cognitive, social, cultural and clinical psychology. Find more information on faculty research here »
  • Choose from three concentrations: Behavioral Neuroscience, Cognitive Neuroscience, Behavioral Sciences

For the complete curriculum, see program details here »

To be considered for the scholarship:

  • Complete the application and meet the admittance requirements for the M.S. in Experimental Psychology.
    Admittance requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 18 credits of psychology coursework, including Introduction to Psychology, Psychological Statistics, and Research Methods (by the time of enrollment). Students considering the Behavioral Neuroscience concentration must have completed a course in Biological Psychology or its equivalent.
    • Minimum 3.0 undergraduate GPA, official transcripts of all previous academic work, official scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), three letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with the student's academic and research abilities and a personal statement of 500 to 700 words that outlines the student's own academic achievements, research interests and career goals. We also request a CV or resume.
  • Complete a statement of Intention to Pursue Aging Studies. This 500 to 700 word statement, to be uploaded with the electronic application above, should describe the student's qualifications and interests for pursuing aging-related education beyond the M.S.

Application deadline: April 1, 2017

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