How to Join

The Academy seeks as members both doctoral programs and internship programs that are strongly committed to research training and the integration of such training and its knowledge base with clinical training.

Programs are admitted to Academy membership after submitting formal applications(with a $400 application fee) and undergoing anonymous peer reviews based on a “study-section review” model.

For application instructions, please click below.

Application Instructions for Internship Programs

Application Instructions for Doctoral Programs

Applicants submit a variety of materials (click above for instructions), which reviewers use to make global evaluations of the applicant program’s overall quality, integrity, and record of achievement in scientific training.

Programs interested in becoming members of APCS should contact the chairperson of the membership committee for details:

Tim Strauman
Duke University Department of Psychology and Neuroscience
Box 90086, 417 Chapel Drive
Duke University
Durham, NC 27708-0086