Psi Chi Digest #75
Learn about the discounted APS student membership rate for Psi Chi members, the October 1 Psi Chi Grants deadline, lapel pins for all new inductees, requirements for membership in Psi Chi, and answers to your questions about transfer or Psi Beta students in this Digest. For archives of the Digest, go here.
Fall 2004 - Regional Convention Submission Deadlines (varies by region)
Sep 30 - Deadline for Nominations for Psi Chi Nomination/Election Committee
Oct 1 - Deadline for 4 Psi Chi Grants
Oct 15 - Winter 2005 Eye on Psi Chi Submissions Due
Web Spotlight: Notify Psi Chi of Your Convention
APS STUDENT MEMBER DISCOUNT
The American Psychological Society (APS) is pleased to give undergraduate student members of Psi Chi a discounted student affiliate membership rate of $25 per year (good through the end of 2005). To take advantage of this special offer, chapter officers and advisors are encouraged to download and print the following APS membership application (see URL1) and distribute the form to its members. More information and benefits of joining APS as a student member are listed online (URL2).
URL1 - http://www.psichi.org/pdf/APSapp05.pdf
URL2 - http://www.psichi.org/news/article_125.asp
OCTOBER 1 GRANTS DEADLINE: ENTER YOUR SUBMISSION ONLINE
Submissions for four different Psi Chi grants need to be entered online by October 1, 2004. Find complete grant information, eligibility, cover sheets, and submission form links here:
LAPEL PINS FOR NEW MEMBERS
Beginning in August 2004, new inductees of Psi Chi will receive a lapel pin along with their membership certificate and card. When chapters receive their new members' packet from the National Office, it will contain membership certificates, cards and also a lapel pin for each new member. Faculty advisors or chapter officers should present at the Induction Ceremony the lapel pins along with the membership certificate and card.
REQUIREMENTS FOR MEMBERSHIP
What are the requirements for membership in Psi Chi? The basic requirements for undergraduate and graduate students are listed online at the Psi Chi website (see URL1). Complete requirements for membership are listed in Article III of the Psi Chi Constitution (URL2).
URL1 - http://www.psichi.org/about/becomember.asp
URL2 - http://www.psichi.org/about/constitution.asp#III
QUESTIONS ABOUT TRANSFER OR PSI BETA STUDENTS
Does your chapter have a question about the membership requirements for a transfer student who (a) has transferred from another institution, (b) was inducted as a member of Psi Chi at another school, or (c) is a member of Psi Beta? All three scenarios and Psi Chi's official policy on transfer students are answered here: