CSULB Psychology Department


Scholarships will be awarded every academic year, with the total number of scholarships awarded determined by the number of qualified students and the availability of funds provided by the Boeing Co. University Relations Award program.  Students may apply and earn the award for more than one academic year, although preference will be given to qualified students who have not received the scholarship previously.

Application procedures:

    iComplete application form (also available outside of room Psy 107):
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    iProvide documentation of appropriate GPA (see Requirements below -- unofficial transcripts are acceptable).

    iStudents must write a 1-3 page Statement addressing the following:
            1.    Interest and plans for a human factors' career.

            2.    Interests in Air Traffic Management (ATM) and aviation human factors.

            3.    Initial award: Statement of research goals and proposed program of study.
                   Although the initial award may be made for the entire academic year, funding for the second semester
                    is contingent upon the student making good progress in their coursework and actively participating in
                    the Human Factors program.  At the end of the first semester, students must turn in a report of work
                    accomplished to the committee along with a detailed proposal for research in the area of ATM or
                    aviation human factors during the award period.

    Summit application materials to:
        Psychology Graduate Office
        1250 Bellflower Blvd
        Long Beach, CA  90840-0901


    First-year graduate students must have a GPA of at least 3.0 in the last 30 units of his or her undergraduate program.*
    Second-year graduate students must have a GPA of at least 3.0 in graduate-level courses.*
    All awardees must be enrolled in at least 6 units of graduate-level coursework during the award period.
    Awardees must be U.S. citizens.

            * Documentation required for appropriate GPA -- unofficial transcripts are acceptable.

    As part of the award, students will be expected to work 5-10 hours per week in the Center for the Study of Advance Aeronautic Technologies (CSAAT).  In the second semester of the award period, the student will be expected to complete a research project by the end of the semester.  At the end of the first-semester award period, a report of the work accomplished must be submitted to the MS-HF Committee.  Failure to submit a report may result in the scholarship being discontinued.  At the end of the second award period, an APA Style report of the research project is required.

Application Deadline:

Fall 2008 - April 15, 2008