Scholars Program

Psychology Scholars Program

There is no better place to study psychology than WPI.

The Psychology program will prepare you to tackle the complex challenges of our times. Having a strong science and technological foundation will give you an edge when you begin to think about what’s next: a career in any field or discipline you desire or graduate studies.

Join WPI’s Scholars Program in the Fall 2014 and be part of a unique cohort that will:

  • be provided a $1,000 research grant (in addition to your Admissions Scholar package) to do and perform an approved undergraduate research project.
  • be assigned a faculty mentor in the field of psychology.
  • work together as a cohort through classes and experiences that build teamwork and foster a close-knit community.
  • be actively involved in research being conducted at WPI, and work closely with the faculty mentor of the research project.
  • be encouraged to rotate in different research laboratories at WPI to gain a breadth of research experience.
  • have the opportunity to attend the New England Psychological Association meeting each year (typically in October) and numerous talks by top researchers in different fields of psychology.
  • be encouraged to become “student ambassadors” and visit local high schools and community colleges to promote psychology and WPI.
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For more information about the Psychology Scholars Program, please contact Professor Jeanine Skorinko (