Holliday-Willey Psychology Scholarship for the Study of Autism Spectrum Disorders

This scholarship was established for students who are interested in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and plan a future career or service working with individuals with ASD. Requirements of candidates include:

  • Junior or Senior undergraduate or graduate standing (55 credits or more)
  • Enrollment as a degree-seeking Psychology major, Comprehensive Science and Arts of Teaching (CSAT) major, or a related field at GVSU
  • Enrolled full time as undergraduate or graduate
  • Must express and demonstrate an academic interest in Autism Spectrum Disorders as evidenced by a scholarship application essay, which includes future educational and career goals
  • Must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better
  • Financial need is not required. However, all other qualifications being equal, priority will be given to scholarship applicants that have financial need based on the current FAFSA
  • Candidates diagnosed as having a Autism Spectrum Disorders are given additional consideration

Renewal Criteria: Renewable for up to 4 – 6 semesters

Tom and Liane Holliday Willey
$1,000 minimum
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Psychology
Supplemental Questions
  1. Attach one page statement describing your interest in studying Autism Spectrum Disorder. Also include future educational and career goals.
  2. List any unusual circumstances which affect your need for financial assistance or qualifications for this scholarship (note: special consideration will be given to individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder).