National Psychologist Trainee Register
Credentialing Scholarship Application
These scholarships help psychology doctoral students and postdoctoral trainees become credentialed by the National Register by covering the cost of the application fee, a $300 value.
Candidates must answer the below questions about their education and training and upload a cover letter and abbreviated CV for consideration for this scholarship. Find out more about the scholarship and the benefits of the HSP credential.
Applications are due April 15, 2019.
Eligibility (review National Register credentialing requirements):
Candidates must be enrolled in or have completed a doctoral degree in psychology from an APA/CPA accredited program, or from a program that otherwise meets the National Register Doctoral Degree Guidelines.
Candidates must have an NPTR application/account.
Click here to request an NPTR application
if you do not already have one. The NPTR application should be submitted when you have (at a minimum) completed your internship training.
Candidates must be:
Accepted for internship OR
Currently on internship OR
Completing/completed postdoctoral supervised experience and not yet licensed
Not yet eligible to apply for the scholarship? Learn more about the application process, including the option to bank your practicum experience.
Licensed early career psychologists who have completed their education and training are not eligible for this scholarship, but can apply for an ECP scholarship.
Scholarships are not awarded retroactively and will only pay for application fees not yet submitted. Paid application fees will NOT be refunded.
Upon the receipt of a scholarship, the award winner has 120 days to complete Parts 1 & 2 (internship and doctoral degree) of the National Register credentialing application and submit all relevant materials (i.e., confirmation forms and transcript). This deadline does not apply if you have not yet completed your internship training and/or obtained your doctoral degree