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Psi Chi — The International Honor Society in Psychology

What is it?

Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology, was founded in 1929 with a mission to encourage excellence in scholarship and advance the science of psychology. More than three-quarters of a million lifetime members have joined.  A few popular membership benefits include international recognition for academic excellence, as well as access to psychology-related publications and more than $400,000 in annual awards and grants.

What are the benefits?

Psi Chi is an important step in advancing your future. All of the benefits listed are designed to enhance your psychology career and education. We look forward to continuing to unite with people just like you who are dedicated to improving people’s lives and furthering the science of psychology.

  • Psi Chi membership is an honor that can be noted on employment applications, curriculum vitae (CVs), and resumés .
  • New members are presented with an official certificate of membership.
  • More members continue their education than the average student population.
  • Psi Chi is ACHS accredited, well-represented, and respected among professional ranks of all behavioral sciences (just see our Distinguished Members).

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How Do I Get There at Boise State University?

Every semester Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors are invited to consider joining Psi Chi via email invitation. All are welcome to attend events hosted by Psi Chi.

Psi Chi Become a Member

More Questions?

Email the Psi Chi Chapter Co-Advisors: Drs. Mary Pritchard and Eric Landrum

Visit the PsiChi International website!