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Students and Early Career Psychologists in Addiction

The Society of Addiction Psychology (SoAP) welcomes its Student and Early Career Psychologist (ECPs) members! We present the following resources as information you may find useful. Be sure to check back at this page, at we will be making regular updates with more content specific to the needs of our students and ECPs.

APA Accredited Internships with Addiction Training

SoAP developed a list of APA-Accredited pre-doctoral internships that include addiction training. The table includes information about what kinds of addictions training, supervision and research are offered at each site. We hope this is helpful to students applying to internships in the near future.

Credentialing Scholarships

Student presenting to group

For individuals planning to be clinicians, credentialing scholarships are available to cover application fees.  Estimates suggest these fees can be $400 or more, with additional fees to them cover maintenance of the credentials.  The National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology, in conjunction with American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS), is pleased to announce an award for doctoral students in psychology interested in becoming credentialed by the National Register through its student program, the National Psychologist Trainee Register (NPTR).  For more information, please visit http://www.nationalregister.org/student_awards.html

Loan Repayment Programs

For individuals planning to be clinical researchers, there are loan repayment programs available through the National Institutes of Health (NIH) available to psychologists.  To learn more about these programs, visit the link for the NIH Loan Repayment programs for clinical research:  http://www.lrp.nih.gov/

Grant Opportunites

SoAp offers Grant Opportunites for Student and Early Career Psychologist (ECPs) members. Please see the Grant Opportunities page for more information.

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