Become a Member of Psychology’s Most Prestigious International Honors Society
Introducing the Pillar College Chapter of Psi Chi:
The International Honor Society in Psychology
Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology, was founded in 1929 to encourage, stimulate, and promote the scholarship of, and advance the science of psychology. Pillar College Psychology majors are cordially invited to apply to join Psi Chi by submitting your online application here, once approval is completed by your advisor.
Benefits of Psi Chi Membership
- All Psi Chi Memberships are for life
Your one-time joining fee is all you ever pay, and you’ll reap all the rewards of membership for life.
- International recognition for academic excellence in psychology
Psi Chi membership is an honor that can go on employment applications and resumes. Psi Chi is ACHS accredited, and respected among psychology professionals. See a list of their Distinguished Members.
- Prepare for the graduate school or lab of your choice
Psi Chi’s Network for International Collaborative Exchange (NICE) allows you to discover or post research projects seeking collaborators. You can also suggest potential projects that Psi Chi will then promote in order to generate large-scale collaboratively collected data.
- Psi Chi actively helps members identify and obtain psychology-related careers
Their Career Center has thousands of relevant jobs. You can create alerts for local openings and get in contact with their trained career experts, free.
- More than $400,000 are available in annual awards, grants, and scholarships
Psi Chi offers a range of unique programs to support undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, and chapters.
- Essential networking opportunities
Psi Chi membership provides you access to meetings and events outside the classroom, where you can build friendships and develop your network of industry contacts. Membership makes it easier to establish relationships with professors and fellow students.
- Publish in the Psi Chi peer-reviewed journal and other publications
Psi Chi offers members the opportunity to publish in our prestigious peer-reviewed industry journal, as well as in other widely-read publications:
- Psi Chi Journal of Psychological Research is indexed in both PsychINFO and EBSCO databases, actively publishing empirical research by Psi Chi students and faculty to “foster and reward the scholarly efforts of psychology students.”
- Eye on Psi Chi provides valuable articles by professionals and scholars on relevant psychology topics.
- The Pillar College Chapter of Psi Chi can help you develop as a leader
You can volunteer at Psi Chi conventions, join regional steering committees, or serve as a chapter officer.
How to apply for the Pillar College Chapter of Psi Chi:
1. Complete a new membership application
2. Get approval from your advisor
3. Once approved, the Psi Chi Central Office will send you an email with a payment link to officially become a member.
4. Make the payment of $60 ($55 Lifetime Member fee, plus $5 processing)
Once your membership is processed, look for your Welcome New Member email. It will contain all the information you need to access your Psi Chi member account and take advantage of all the benefits of membership.
Your $60 Psi Chi membership fee does NOT include a certificate. A few days after your membership is processed, you will receive an Authorization Code via email for a discounted certificate price of $5 (plus shipping) that can be delivered directly to your address.
If your payment is not received by your induction date, we will assume that you have chosen to decline this invitation to be inducted into Psi Chi. Please do not forward this message to other students as this invitation has been sent to you regarding your personal eligibility status.