Howard Sandison was among the first graduates of ISU and then served ISU as a Professor and administrator for many years. The Sandison Memorial Scholarship was established by the Department of Psychology in recognition of Professor Sandison's expertise in 'mental science" - a precursor of modern cognitive psychology. Criteria for distribution will be developed once the scholarship if fully endowed.
Michael Murphy wasa long-time faculty member and Director of Clinical Training for the ISU PsyD program. This scholarship was established to support students' travel to enhance their training and preparation as active practitioners in professional psychology.
The Psychology Department Fund provides funds for special uses/purposes that are not always supported/supportable via state budget dollars, including awards to recognize student or faculty achievements or events, host guest speakers, etc.