Society for Personality and Social Psychology Funds
Society for Personality and Social Psychology: SPSP's mission is to produce and disseminate knowledge about personality and social psychology, facilitate the careers of students and professionals, and recognize and promote achievements in personality and social psychology. The Society is indebted to the generosity of its members both in their service to the organization and in their financial contributions.
To be able to continue its mission, SPSP encourages your donations at this time to support several critical initiatives. By contributing to a campaign listed below, you'll help ensure that our work continues. Online donations are quick and easy using our secure credit card transactions. We welcome donations of all sizes and payment plans – whether it's a one-time gift, a monthly contribution or part of a matching gifts program.
Graduate Travel Awards
The Society for Personality and Social Psychology offers support to a limited number of students traveling to its annual convention. Graduate Travel Award Details »
Diversity FundTo support efforts to increase the diversity of personality and social psychology, such as the Diversity Travel Awards of $500 each for graduate students to attend the SPSP annual Conference. Diversity Fund Additional Details »
Graduate Student Training
The Society for Personality and Social Psychology offers a widespread list of activities for students, including trainings, summer schools (see SISPP), and other opportunities at the annual convention. Support for this fund will continue to ensure that graduate student training opportunities continue to ensure the success of the field. Graduate Student Training Additional Details »
Summer Program for Undergraduate Research
The SPSP Summer Program for Undergraduate Research provides an intensive summer internship in the methods of social and personality psychology for undergraduates from under-represented ethnic groups. Participating students conduct research and research-related activities full-time for 8 weeks. Summer Program for Undergraduate Research Additional Details »
Foundation for Personality and Social Psychology Funds
The Foundation for Personality and Social Psychology (FPSP) was established to provide crucial support for wide-ranging, forward-looking, long-term activities that could enhance the discipline of personality and social psychology. It focuses on development and fundraising, seeking gifts and donations to fund activities that have the potential to augment and broaden the vigor of the discipline.
The Foundation for Personality and Social Psychology (FPSP) has been quite active in establishing the SAGE and Cialdini awards, and the Diener mid-career awards. Foundation for Personality and Social Psychology Additional Details »
Heritage InitiativeThe Heritage Initiative is designed to honor our discipline’s most generous and effective mentors, with an eye toward recognizing and supporting the best research of a new generation entering the field. Heritage Initiative Additional Details »