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 20th, 2018.
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 and the Director of Clinical Training
· networking with current graduate students
· a tour of campus
To apply: students should send:
1) 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
2) an unofficial copy of their transcript
3) their CV or resume
3) 1 letter of recommendation that speaks to their capacity for graduate study in psychology (letter writers can submit their letter directly to firstname.lastname@example.org)
Please submit all materials by email to email@example.com
Note, students who applied last year but were not invited to the visit day are encouraged to apply again.
Deadline: Applications are due by February 1st, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. EST.
Questions? Email Dr. Bethany Teachman, Professor and Director of Diversity and Inclusion, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Jason Sumontha, Graduate Student and Diversity and Inclusion Graduate Fellow, at email@example.com.