Current Members

What are points?
  • Although your membership in Psi Chi is for life, you must earn points to be considered an Active Member or a Distinguished Member in our chapter.
  • 6 points each semester to be an Active Member (Invitation to end-of-semester banquet, discount on graduation regalia)
  • 10 points each semester to be a Distinguished Member (Invitation to end-of-semester banquet, greater discount on graduation regalia, bragging rights)

How do I earn points?
  • 1.5 point for each meeting attended
  • 1 points for each volunteer hour with Psi Chi
  • 2 points for each social event attended
  • 1 point for setting up/taking down the Honors Poster Session

When are meetings?
  • General meetings are held every other Wednesday at 7 PM in the SEA Library (4.244). (First meeting is Wednesday, February 1st)
  • The content of each meeting varies- there will be guest lectures, graduate student panels, group discussions, and more!
  • Dates and times of socials will be emailed out, and can also be viewed on the calendar.

How does volunteering work?
  • Check your e-mail and the calendar for upcoming volunteer opportunities.
  • If you need a ride, let us know! The officer in charge of the event will help facilitate carpools.
  • Email us at and let us know you're attending! We'll confirm.
  • Volunteer opportunities vary by semester, but often include work at the Austin State Hospital, the departmental honors poster session, and other events around campus.

Graduation regalia?
  • Yes! If you are graduating at the end of this semester, you can order cords and/or a medallion.
  • Prices vary by member status and will be determined nearer to graduation.
  • If you are interested, email and let us know.

Scholarships and Opportunities 
Psychology Departmental Scholarships
Click here for more information.

Liberal Arts Scholarships
Click here for more information.

Unversity-wide Scholarships/Fellowships
Click here for more information. 

Awards/Grants offered by Psi Chi
Click here for more detailed information offered by Psi Chi.

Off-campus Scholarships/Funding
American Psychological Association (APA)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute for Mental Health (NIMH)
National Science Foundation (NSF)

Additional Links
University of Texas
Psi Chi National Website
University of Texas Liberal Arts
University of Texas Psychology Department
Women in Psychology
American Psychological Assocation
Texas Student’s Psychology Association
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