Make a gift
Thank you for your interest in supporting the Department of Psychology. Your contributions have given our students the opportunity to conduct research in state-of-the-art laboratories, travel to conferences to improve their training, present their research, and receive numerous awards and scholarships.
All of this has been made possible because of donations from individuals like yourself, and we would greatly appreciate your continued donations in support of these causes!
Ways to give
To make a gift by debit/credit card, visit our secure online giving page.
Call 888-WSU-GIVE (888-978-4483) to make a gift by phone.
If you'd like more information on scholarships and giving to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, please contact our philanthropy team.
Please make checks payable to Wayne State University and send to:
Wayne State University Gift Processing
5700 Cass Avenue, Suite 1200
Detroit, MI 48202
Where to give
Tax-deductible donations can be made in several ways. Please be sure to specify the account you want your donation to go to. If you are uncertain which fund to specify, you may write in "Research and Development" which can be used in place of all other non-named accounts. Thank you in advance for your support!
Please write the designation in the notes section of the online giving page.
Research and development
Used for general support of undergraduate, graduate, department research and special events. Account 223811
Clinical psychology program and Psychology Clinic
Supports various educational and training experiences for students in the accredited clinical psychology doctoral program. Account 220985
Supports graduate student research and travel. Account 220996
Psychology Scholarship Fund: Graduate
Supports graduate student research. Account 222841
Charles Gdowski Memorial Fund
Defrays the expenses of promising graduate students in the Clinical Psychology program. Account 444086
Gerald Rosenbaum Endowed Graduate Training Scholarship in Clinical Psychology
This fund was established to recognize scholastic achievement, encourage continued progress, and provide assistance to students in financing their education in the clinical psychology program. Account 447938
I/O Psychology Research and Development Fund
Donations received are primarily used to support student research and travel. Account 444558
John Teahan Memorial Fund
Honors one of the founding architects of our clinical training program. An award is given annually to a fourth-year graduate student in the Clinical Psychology program based on his or her potential for innovation in clinical psychology and contributions to solving real-world problems. Account 444270
Julie A. Thomas Endowed Scholarship Award
This scholarship fund was established to recognize scholastic achievement to encourage continued progress and provide assistance to students in financing their education in the Biopsychology area of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Account 447642
Norine G. Johnson, Ph.D. Endowed Fund in Clinical Psychology
This fund was established to recognize scholastic achievement, encourage continued progress and provide assistance to students in financing their education in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Account 447933
Rodney Clark Memorial Fund for Excellence in Undergraduate Education
This fund was established to honor Dr. Rodney Clark. Dr. Clark's primary goal to promote excellence in education, especially undergraduate education, through leadership, innovation, and motivation. Perhaps above all else, he believed in maintaining high standards for students, balanced with the willingness to provide resources to help them achieve this goal. The Rodney Clark Memorial Fund for Excellence in Undergraduate Education has been established to promote this goal through support of undergraduate research and the purchase of educational resources. Account 445204
Ross and Margaret Stagner Memorial Fund
This fund was established to support outstanding graduate students who excel overall in their teaching, research and service efforts. Through the generous donations of the Stagners' daughter, Dr. Rhea Stagner-Das, as well as contributions from past students and friends, this fund is now classified as an endowment. We hope that matching donations can be obtained to bring this fund up to $20,000 in the next few years. Account 444715
Sheldon Lachman Memorial Fund
Established in 1998, the proceeds of this fund are used to sponsor a distinguished guest lecturer in support of the honor undergraduates in our department who are members of the Psi Chi. Continued donations will ensure that this fitting honor to the memory of Professor Sheldon Lachman will continue. Account 444650
Steven A. Lewis Award
Honors a brilliant young faculty member who was a leading light in our social psychology program. An award is given annually to a graduate student whose research in human psychology exemplifies the standards of excellence that Steven Lewis himself exhibited. Account 444271