Lander students are eligible to apply for academic scholarships, work-study jobs and loans through the Office of Financial Aid. Departmental scholarships are made available to students majoring in psychology through the gifts and generosity of faculty, staff and friends of Lander University.

For general university or state scholarship information visit Lander's Office of Financial Aid. Note: Some scholarships are renewable and may not be available on an annual basis.

Scholarships Include:

  • Alumni Association Divisional – awarded each year for students with academic ability and financial need. The scholarship follows the student through his/her entire college career.
  • Greenwood Vocational Rehabilitation Advisory Board – awarded to a full-time junior or senior preparing for a career in the human service area. Recipient must be a resident of Greenwood, Abbeville, McCormick or Saluda county. Scholarship is renewable providing student maintains an acceptable GPA, and provided the Advisory Board voted to continue to fund scholarship from year to year.
  • Dr. William T. Martin – awarded annually to a full-time Lander student with a minimum of 60 credit hours (junior or senior standing) with no less than 12 hours credit in psychology classes. The student must have a 3.0 GPR on a 4.0 scale and be a declared psychology major. If awarded to a junior, the scholarship will be renewable the following year provided the student maintains a 3.0 GPR. When the student graduates, the scholarship will then be awarded to another junior or senior meeting the above criteria.
For more information on these scholarships please contact Dr. Bassett at 864-388-8740 or