Scholarship Criteria

  1. To the fullest extent allowable under then applicable law, the preferred candidate is:
    1. A full time, degree seeking graduate student pursuing a graduate degree in clinical or school psychology within the Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Northern Illinois University.
    2. A candidate must demonstrate that it is his/her professional goal to provide psychological services within a mental health or educational setting.
    3. Applicants must submit a personal statement describing past community involvement, professional goals, and ways that the Ryanne Mace Scholarship will assist in attaining these goals.
    4. In addition to a personal statement, applicants must submit official transcripts of undergraduate and graduate programs, curriculum vitae, and two letters of recommendation that address the candidate’s personal and academic accomplishments, and his or her potential for meeting the mental health needs as a practicing psychologist.
    5. All materials must be submitted to the Graduate Secretary by or before April 13th.
  2. These scholarships shall be awarded without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, marital status, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other factor unrelated to the scholarship criteria.