Psi Chi Digest #92
Read about the October 1 Grants deadline, Psi Chi membership requirements, special offers from APA & APS, transfer students, and the member survey in this Digest. For archives of the Digest, go here.
Sep 30 - Deadline for Nominations to Psi Chi Nomination/Election Committee
Oct 1 - Deadline for 4 Psi Chi Grants
Oct 1 - Deadline for Chapter Officer/Activity Submissions (Winter 2006 Eye)
Fall '05 - Regional Convention Submission Deadlines (varies by region)
Web Spotlight: Benefits of Membership
OCTOBER 1 GRANTS DEADLINE
Submissions for four different Psi Chi grants need to be entered online by October 1, 2005. Find complete grant information, eligibility, cover sheets, and submission form links here:
MEMBERSHIP ELIGIBILITY: NO SERVICE REQUIREMENTS
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. Chapters are reminded that while higher academic standards for eligibility may be established, service or attendance requirements may not be added as membership requirements.
BENEFITS OF PSI CHI MEMBERSHIP: APA & APS OFFERS
Psi Chi is pleased to announce that the American Psychological Association (APA) and the American Psychological Society (APS) are continuing to extend their special offers to Psi Chi members! APA is offering a free copy of the APA Publication Manual to Psi Chi student members and faculty when joining APA for the first time. APS is offering a discounted student affiliate membership rate of $25. Learn more about each offer and the benefits of joining each organization as a student member here:
APA - http://www.psichi.org/news/article_196.asp
APS - http://www.psichi.org/news/article_197.asp
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:
CHAPTER OFFICERS: USE MEMBER SURVEY AS RECRUITMENT TOOL
Use the Member Survey (see link below) as an aid for your chapter to determine your members' interests and ability to participate in chapter events. Your chapter may use the member survey provided as is, or may modify it to suit the specific needs of your chapter.
Psi Chi Factoid:
Did you know the following famous persons were psychology majors?