Membership Information

Individuals interested in applying for memberships in the society can complete an online membership application form and remit payment electronically or mail at Division 19 Administrative Office, American Psychological Association, 750 First St, NE, Washington, DC 20002-4242. 


Membership questions or concerns can be sent to David Barry, the chair of the Membership Committee or Keith Cooke at the APA Division 19 Administrative Office. Address changes should be submitted to the membership chair and to the Division 19 Administrative Office to ensure timely updating of the membership database.

Membership in the society is open to APA members/associates/fellows, dues exempt members (dues exempt APA members), affiliates (non-APA members) and student affiliates (APA student affiliates or not). APA members, associates and fellows are accepted as members, dues exempt APA members can become society dues exempt members by paying to cover publication printing and mailing costs. Individuals who are not APA members (this includes APA student affiliates) may become society affiliates, international affiliates or student affiliates.

Student Membership

Student membership in Division 19 can provide many benefits. Student members will receive our quarterly journal, Military Psychology, and our biannual newsletter, The Military Psychologist. In addition, membership in the Division ensures your eligibility to apply for student research and travel awards as well as membership on our Division email list. The division also provides opportunities for mentorship, networking, and organizational participation within a diverse community of both clinical and research psychologists.


Fellow status is an honor bestowed upon APA Div. 19 members who have shown evidence of unusual and outstanding contribution or performance in the field of military psychology. There are two types of Div. 19 fellows, distinguished by existing status and differential application processes. There are new fellows, who are not fellows in any other APA division. Second, there are existing fellows, who are fellows in one or more other APA divisions. See detailed criteria and application instructions for becoming a Div. 19 new fellow (PDF, 117KB) or existing fellow (PDF, 150KB).