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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 »

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Diversity Fund

To 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 »


Heritage Initiative 

The 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 »