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Student Benefits


Graduate Student Affiliate and Undergraduate Student Affiliate membership is open to anyone enrolled in a psychology degree program (or a related field) at an accredited institution.

  • Graduate Student Affiliate ($84) – Applicant has received a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) and is (or expects to be) enrolled as a full-time student pursuing an advanced degree (Master’s or Doctorate) in psychology or any related field at an accredited degree-granting institution.
  • Undergraduate Student Affiliate ($41) – To qualify, the applicant must be currently enrolled as a full-time student pursuing an Associate or Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in psychology or any related field at an accredited degree-granting institution. Candidates who join/renew upon completion of their Bachelor’s degree program must join as Graduate Student Affiliates.

Student Affiliates receive the same benefits as regular members, including:

Access to the Latest Research

APS publications are among the leading resources for information in the field. Members receive annual online and print* subscriptions (including online archives) to:

*Undergraduates receive online-only journal access 

A Meeting of the Minds

APS Members receive a substantial discount on registration rates for the APS Annual Convention. The convention is a great opportunity to network, present your research, and meet peers and distinguished researchers in a casual environment.

31st Annual Convention
May 23-26, 2019
Washington D.C., USA

APS Student Caucus (APSSC)

The APSSC is a great way for students to be actively involved in the advancement of psychological science. This self-governed body presents student-oriented programming at the Annual Convention, sponsors student grants and awards, runs a Mentorship Program, and more. More >>

Award and Grant Opportunities

The APS Student Caucus offers several competitive awards to APS Student Affiliates, including:

Public Understanding and Advocacy

APS is the premiere international organization solely dedicated to the advancement of psychological science. APS works diligently to increase support for psychological research and to promote the use of science-based psychology in the development of public policy.

APS disseminates meaningful, science-based psychological information to the public. Content from APS journals is often featured in news publications including Scientific American, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal.

Mentorship Opportunities

Explore mentorship opportunities for Undergraduate and Graduate Students through the APS Mentorship Program for Undergraduates, the APS/SSCP Psychological Science Career Mentorship Match, and the National Research Mentoring Network.

Awards and Honors

Each year, APS honors the accomplishments of Members who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of psychological science. Previous Recipients and Award Information

And More …

That’s just the tip of the iceberg. APS Members also receive:

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Still Have Questions?

Contact the APS Membership Department at or by telephone at +1 202.293.9300.