Psi Chi National Honor Society


Psi Chi - The International Honor Society in Psychology - was founded in 1929 to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship and advance the science of psychology. Membership is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are making the study of psychology one of their major interests and who meet the minimum qualifications. 

Spring 2022 Induction

Psi Chi Spring 2022 Inductions

Benefits of Psi Chi Membership:

  • More than $400,000 are available in annual awards, grants, and scholarships.
  • Psi Chi actively helps members identify and obtain psychology-related careers.
  • Chapter networking opportunities are essential to your future in psychology.
  • Become a published author in Psi Chi's peer-reviewed journal and have access to other Psi Chi publications. 
  • Gain invaluable, one-on-one mentor relationships with professionals in all areas of psychology.
  • Psi Chi Research Opportunities prepare you for the graduate school or lab of your choice. 
  • Psi Chi provides educational programming at local, regional, national, and international conventions.
  • Your local chapter offers numerous ways to develop valuable leadership skills.
  • Psi Chi Online Resources feature relevant tools and articles about the topics that matter most to you.

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How to Become a Member of Psi Chi

Applications are currently closed.

  • Membership Qualifications

    You must meet ALL of the following requirements:

    • Declared Major in Psychology, Psyc ASD, or Integrative Neuroscience
    • Junior or Senior credit standing (minimum of 57 credits completed)
    • Cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher
    • Major GPA of 3.5 or higher

    *The Degree Works report of your Major GPA may not be accurate. Use the GPA Calculators found on the Psychology Advising and Integrative Neuroscience Advising pages.

    • Completion or current enrollment in the following:
        • PSYC 111
        • PSYC 243
        • PSYC 344
    • One 300-level experimental psychology course (PSYC 350, 351, 356, 358, 360, 362, or 385)
    • A leadership position in psychology such as an Independent Study, completion of an Experimental Lab, Internship, or TA position. Alternative evidence of leadership positions will also be accepted. 
    • Note that faculty endorsement is not required. 

    If you have any questions about Psi Chi or about your qualifications, please email

  • Application

    Applications now closed.

    1. Complete the Psi Chi Application Form
    2. You will receive an email from the Psi Chi board about whether or not you were accepted.