Global Leaders Scho​larship

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Deadline:  October 3, 2022
10 recipients will be selected for $1000 each. Award will be applied to the recipient's student account and apply to any existing balance first.

Scholarship Application Prompt: ​
Please articulate the best experience you have had at TCSPP and discuss your plan for serving as a Global Leader in your future profession. Within the context of your international journey, explain how you plan to contribute to the field of global psychology and how will people in your community benefit.  

Eligibility Criteria:
Applicants for this scholarship:  
- Must have studied with TCSPP for one year or more and remain in Active school status 
- Must be enrolled full time at one of the TCSPP’s on-ground campuses in Fall semester  
- Must have maintained Nonimmigrant Status 
- Applicants can only apply for one scholarship each year offered by IPS  

Options for Application Submission:
- Essay + Photos: Essay must be 1000 words maximum. 3 photos must be included in the essay document. The photos may be a professional profile photo, photo back home, photo at TCSPP studying or working as CWS, Practicum or other professional experiences. Please make sure to provide captions to your photos. Essay Format: Word doc. 

- Video / Youtube: The length of the video can vary between 3-minutes minimum to 15-minutes maximum. The video should demonstrate your experiences as a global leader in the field of psychology. For example: academic experiences, professional presentations, study abroad, practicum and other professional experiences. Reading an essay in front of a camera is not considered as a video submission. Video Format: Youtube, mp4, google drive. 

- Blog or Online Scrapbook: Content must be 1000 words maximum. Minimum 3 photos must be included in the submission and can be a profile photo, photo back home, photo at TCSPP studying or working as CWS, Practicum or Internship. Format: Presentation, slides, other online format that allows access. Please make sure to provide captions to your photos. 

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2021 Winners

Kanousha Ntchorere Medoua- Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership; Gabon

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"After graduation, my goal is to work in an organization where I can advise the African government in undertaking reforms that would render their nations more welcoming to international business."

Sandhya Talatam- M.A. in CMHC; India

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"At TCSPP, I have developed my own sense of what I need to become a global leader and effectively address the needs of individuals."

Hina Wain- Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology; Canada

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​"As a global leader, I want to acknowledge that there is a lot going on for many different people across the world as we continue to cope with the pandemic, military takeovers, famine, racism, climate change, and all forms of injustice."

Herleena Verraich- Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology; Canada 

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​"I am determined and hope that my experiences in Chicago and TCSPP will inform my learning in a way that is meaningful and will help me make an impact within my own community." 

Sania Ahmed- Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology; India

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"The knowledge base, practical experience, skills, and competencies that I am gaining at TCSPP empowers me to unify my personal and professional goals and be a more effective agent for change in the world of global psychology."

Marie Michele-Truchon- Ph.D. in ABA; Canada

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"It is my lifelong dream to be an editor for a peer-reviewed ABA journal, as it will allow me to help students and professionals reach their full potential in the context of writing, publishing meaningful research, and advancing the field of behavior analysis."

Anureet Gill- Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology; Canada

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"TCSPP has begun to teach me the skills needed to better my service to the minority population in BC, Canada. Coursework has broadened my knowledge and volunteer work has given me the initiative to deepen and contribute to issues regarding the services of minority communities."

Harveen Sekhon- Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology; Canada

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"In addition to creating resources that provide education to raise awareness of the barriers in mental health and social injustice, I plan to advocate and work with school boards in designing a mandatory curriculum that teaches students about various topics pertaining to social injustice."

Chiamaka Nwazojie- M.A. in MACP; Nigeria

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"My sole purpose of getting into this field is to replace shame with empowerment when it comes to counseling and let people know that asking for help is the ultimate sign of strength."

Xiaojing Ma- Ph.D. in MFT; China

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"One of my passions is to help women redefine their identities and find meaning in their lives. As a global leader, I want to create an online program in my home country, borrowing ideas from the very successful Feminine Power program in the U.S."

Runners-up

Meher Sharma- Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology; India
Dlamini Sindile- Ph.D. in International Psychology; South Africa
Ademola Owolabi- Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership; Nigeria

2020 Winners

Sandhya Talatam
Isha Mahajan
Ehi Agbashi
SehYoung Kim
Simran Agarwal
Harold Steger
Aldrin Tan
Aira Agbayani
Camila Ramirez
Chiamaka Nwazojie
Darshita Shah
Hardik Kotak
Gabriela Bauman
Sharon Tawiah
Selina Rager
Nicole Flanagan
Preetika Kumar
Yilin Ni
Caroline Campbell
Sindile Dlamini
Vanessa Coutinho
Amina Ayodeji-Ogundiran​

2019 Winners

​Claire Openshaw
​Rooha Rowhani
Harold Wolf Steger
​Darshita Shah
Isha Mahajan
Jennifer Drummelsmith
​Tong Yu
Yu-Tuo Liao
​Sindile Dlamini
Simran Agarwal
​Vanessa Coutinho
Akansha Chawla
Arije Rabhi
​Kevin Neil Cedrick
Yoojin Cho​