Diversifying Psychology Visit Day

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 12th, 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 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 psychology@virginia.edu)

Please submit all materials by email to psychology@virginia.edu
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 nh3v@virginia.edu, or Jason Sumontha, Graduate Student and Diversity and Inclusion Graduate Fellow, at js4qp@virginia.edu.

We are committed to fostering a community that celebrates and supports diversity, and where all members of the community feel safe and welcome. We reject bigotry.
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Friday, April 12, 2019