Summer Science Fellowship
June 8 – July 20, 2013; George Mason University
The application deadline for the 2013 Summer Science Fellowship program has passed. For information regarding the 2014 program, please check back here in the winter of 2013.
If you applied for admission to the 2013 program, we ask that you refrain from contacting us due to the high volume of applications. We expect to be able to complete our selection of the 2013 fellows by early to mid-March. All applicants will hear from us by email message.
An expenses-paid, intensive summer training program, the SSF places up to 12 talented students in the psychology laboratories of some of the most outstanding researchers in the Washington, D.C. area. The lab experience is six weeks in length. The SSF program gives students an opportunity to explore the intellectual, personal and social processes of scientific inquiry and to experience cutting-edge psychological research through hands-on laboratory activities. SSF offers promising students the opportunity to equip themselves with skills essential to succeed in graduate school, and gives students who plan to pursue advanced degrees in psychological science the opportunity to be mentored by nationally-known faculty.
Placements may be available in the following areas of psychology.
- Applied Developmental Psychology
- Clinical Psychology
- Human Factors and Applied Cognitive Psychology
- Industrial and Organizational Psychology
- School Psychology