What is SIPPA?

SIPPA is the student-focused division of the International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA). The mission of SIPPA is to create a community for students of positive psychology by facilitating networking, collaboration, and mentorship. SIPPA focuses on meeting these priorities by:
  1. Promoting and developing educational opportunities;
  2. Providing a supportive atmosphere for connecting students to other students, practitioners, and researchers interested in positive psychology.

Why Join?

Membership in SIPPA connects you to a vibrant community of fellow students, scholars, and practitioners working to advance the research and application of positive psychology. At a significantly reduced rate relative to full IPPA membership, SIPPA offers a number benefits specific to students. Here are a few:

  1. Reduced student registration rate, student awards, social hours, and mentoring activities at the World Congress.
  2. The option to attend the Positive Psychology Leader Series webinars with eminent researchers in the field.
  3. Access to the IPPA Learning Library, with more than 200 archived presentations on various research and application topics in positive psychology.
  4. Help with your research, clinical work, and professional development through the Mentoring Program.
  5. Networking, discussion and information via our newsletter and social networks.
  6. Scholarship opportunities.
  7. A voice in the future of positive psychology.
How do you become a SIPPA Member?

By signing up for an IPPA student membership. Visit our membership page for more information.