Fellowships & Awards



The Undergraduate Subcommittee of PEIC has identified several scholarships that are specific to underrepresented students. Please note that while these scholarships are not offered by the psychology department, they may be helpful in funding a student's undergraduate education at Pitt. 

Scholarships for:

Students of Color
LGBTQIA+ Students
Students with Disabilities
Women Identifying Students 
Low-Income Students 

Diversity Scholarships offered by the University of Pittsburgh 
Collegescholarships.org - offers a search function for a particular background

List of College Scholarships for Minority Students (Purdue University)

Post-baccalaureate and Graduate Students

Hot Metal Bridge Program 

A two-semester post-baccalaureate fellowship for underrepresented students that bridges the gap beteween undergraduate education and graduate training. The comprehensive program prepares students to apply and attend doctoral programs in psychology or related disciplines. 

Meet our current fellows here.

Find out more about how to apply to the Hot Metal Bridge Program here.

PEIC Graduate Awards

These awards are available to graduate students interested in receiving financial support for attending conferences, trainings, or events that will enhance professional development in the areas of equity, inclusion, and/or connecting with academic communities outside of our department. The award will also fund membership fees to relevant societies/organizations. Please download the application for additional details and instructions for applying.

PEIC Graduate Awards Application 


Graduate students from underrepresented racial/ethnic backgrounds are eligible for fellowships from the Dietrich School. The department nominates candidates for fellowships on the basis of information provided by applicants to our training programs.