Psychology honours program application form | Mount Allison

Psychology honours program application form

If you would like to be considered for admission to the Honours program in Psychology, please complete this form no later than Monday, Jan. 17, 2022.

When applying to the Honours Program in the Department of Psychology, applicants:

  • should have a GPA of 3.3 or better
  • are expected to have completed Psyc 2001 and Psyc 2011 with a grade of 3.0 or better
  • must have a minimum of third year standing

It is also recommended, but not required, that applicants have completed Psyc 3001 at the time of the application.

Because the Psychology department has only limited resources for offering the honours program, some students who meet the minimum standard may be denied admission.


Before you begin to fill in this form, make sure you have:

  • student ID number
  • research experience, including name of supervisor and brief description of each project and your role in it
  • your thesis supervisor preference
  • 300-500 word essay (see topic below)

* Indicates required field

Degree type

Background information

Have you already completed PSYC3001: Advanced Design & Analysis?

Have you already completed PSYC3901: History of Psychology?

Do you plan to apply for a Summer Undergraduate Research Award?

Do you intend to pursue further studies after your undergraduate degree?

(For example: Clinical psychology, experimental psychology, medical school, law school, social work, speech pathology, etc). You may list multiple programs if applicable).

Research experience 1

Please describe any research experience you have gained, either in Psychology or other departments.

Type of experience

Research experience 2

Type of experience

Research experience 3

Type of experience

Thesis supervisor preference

Please rank faculty members from 1-8 to indicate the faculty members you would like to work with in order of preference, with 1 being your most preferred choice.

Feel free to use a text editor to write the essay in first to avoid losing any progress. 
In addition to this application, please also include:

• An unofficial copy of your transcript (you can obtain this from Connect).

You can send this document to psych@mta.ca