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Clyde Hamilton Coombs Scholarship in Mathematical Psychology


The Coombs Scholarship was established in 1990 in memory of Professor Clyde Hamilton Coombs. The award of $2,000 is to help defray expenses for such items as books, travel to professional meetings, and research costs otherwise not covered by fellowships. Students can receive this award only one time.

Who Should Apply?

Contact your Area Chair if you would like to be nominated for this award.


The recipient of the award will be a student whose joint interests in theoretical psychology and mathematics would have qualified him/her for Professor Coombs' program. Learn about Prof. Coombs' life.

Application Procedures

Area Chairs must submit an eligible nominee's name (incoming and/or current student) with a supporting paragraph to the Student Academic Affairs Office, via email to The recipient and alternates will be selected by the SAA Committee. If the applicant or alternates choose not to come to Michigan, the award may be given to a currently-enrolled graduate student.

Application Deadline: 2/15/2018