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SISPP 2019

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The 2019 Summer Institute in Social and Personality Psychology will be held at the New York University. The two-week intensive summer experience will accept 100 pre-doctoral students in social and personality psychology.

The Details

Date: July 14 - 25, 2019

Location:  New York University

Costs: The fee for each student is $200 USD, which covers tuition, housing in university accommodations (shared bedroom, shared bathroom), and meals. Students are responsible for their travel to and from SISPP.

The 2019 Program





Students will be selected on the basis of academic merit, promise as a researcher, and diversity, which includes gender, race/ethnicity, year in graduate school, area of interest and graduate program. Students from the following categories are eligible to participate in SISPP:

  • U.S./Canadian graduate students.Students enrolled in psychologygraduate programs in the U.S. and Canada, who are SPSP members and who are enrolled in their second through fifth years of graduate study at the time of application are eligible. First-year graduate students are not eligible. 
  • Graduate students from outside the United States and Canada enrolled in social-personality-related graduate programs in countries that are not currently included in inter-organizational SISPP exchange programs (that is, countries covered by EASP and SASP). Students accepted for these slots will receive up to $750 in travel funds and a registration waiver. Scholarship funds will be available to help with travel expenses for these students.
  • Postgraduate EASP members. These students will be selected and financially supported by the European Association of Social Psychologists.EASP postgraduate members should not apply through the SPSP portal. Instead, they should apply through the EASP website ( SPSP will accept five EASP postgraduate members, who will be selected by the EASP.
  • Postgraduate SASP members. These students will be selected and financially supported by the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists. More information is available directly from SASP. More information is available directly from SASP (do not complete the application below).


Applications for SISPP 2019 will open November 1, 2018.

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Important Dates

November 1, 2018 Application Portal Opens
February 20, 2019 Application Portal Closes (Midnight EDT)
March 13, 2019 Selection Notifications Sent
March 29, 2019 Deadline to Accept
April 19, 2019 Deadline to pay $200 Registration Fee
July 14, 2019 Students Arrive (first night housing is available)
July 15, 2019 Classes Start
July 25, 2019 Classes End
July 26, 2019 Students Depart (check out of housing by noon)