Scholarship for Disadvantaged Students Program

The Chicago School’s Scholarship for Disadvantaged (SDS) Students program is intended for full-time students from disadvantaged backgrounds —including those from underrepresented racial, ethnic, or socioeconomic populations. The SDS program can help fund up to $30,000 per academic year in tuition, costs, and living expenses for; students enrolled in the Clinical PsyD program on the Chicago campus.

Funded through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), this program promotes diversity in the health profession while aiming to increase the number of graduates practicing in primary care and working in medically underserved communities.

Award Amount

• Up to $30,000 per academic year
• Award is renewable*

Basic Requirements**

• A U.S. citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident
• From a disadvantaged background (economic, educational, or other)
• Full-time student status
• Enrolled in the Psy.D. Clinical Psychology program at our Chicago Campus during the 2018-2019 academic year
• Must commit to training in primary care settings and serving in medically underserved communities
• Maintain acceptable academic standing on a full-time basis in the Psy.D. Clinical Psychology program

Download and complete this application and submit application and all supporting documents to [email protected] by September 3, 2018.

For questions about this scholarship program please send your question to [email protected] or contact the Chair of the Chicago Clinical PsyD Program Chair Dr. Kim DellAngela, at [email protected].

*Student must continue to meet program criteria. The award may be renewed as long as funds remain available.
**There are additional criteria for qualification. Please contact us for the full list of requirements. Eligibility does not guarantee a scholarship, as funding is limited.

This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

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