Are you thinking about a doctoral degree in psychology?
Do you want to learn more?
Diversifying Psychology Visit Day
Department of Psychology, University of Virginia
This event is for research-oriented, junior and senior undergraduate students and recent graduates from underrepresented groups (e.g., students who identify as a historically underrepresented ethnic/racial minority or who are the first in their family to attend college) who want to learn more about getting a doctoral degree in psychology and the Psychology Department at UVA (http://psychology.as.virginia.edu/).
Accepted students will have their travel, meal, and hotel costs covered to spend the day visiting the department on April 10th, 2019.
The visit will include:
· individual and small group meetings with professors to discuss students’ intellectual interests
· attending research presentations and lab meetings
· information on applying to graduate school, funding opportunities, mentoring, and student life
· information session with the Director of Diversity and Inclusion
· networking with current graduate students
· a tour of campus
To apply: students should send:
1) Complete page 2 of this application
2) 1-2 paragraphs describing their research experience and interests, as well as how their research interests align with 1-2 faculty members in the UVA Psychology Department (http://psychology.as.virginia.edu/people), and why they want to attend the Visit Day
3) an unofficial copy of their transcript
4) their CV or resume
5) 1 letter of recommendation that speaks to their capacity for graduate study in psychology (letter writers can submit their letter directly to email@example.com)
Please submit all materials by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Note, students who applied last year but were not invited to the visit day are encouraged to apply again.
Deadline: Applications are due by January 23rd, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. EST.
Questions? Email Dr. Noelle Hurd, Associate Professor and Director of Diversity and Inclusion, at email@example.com, or Alexis Stanton, Graduate Student and Diversity and Inclusion Graduate Fellow, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additionally, do not hesitate to email me (Annalisa Myer) at email@example.com for an attendee perspective. I attended the inaugural Diversifying Psychology Visit Day at the UVa in the Spring of 2019 and would be happy to answer any questions about the experience.