• The opportunity to be distinguished among peers and university faulty and staff on local and national levels.
  • Be identified as an individual of successful academic ability and commitment to the advancement of knowledge and scholastic prestige.
  • Chapter scholarships and award at the option of individual chapters
  • Local chapter and national leadership opportunity.
  • An affordable national initiation fee plus a local initiation fee.
  • Receive a certificate of membership, pin of honors, graduation honor cords


  • Candidates must have achieved sophomore standing.
  • Candidates must be in the top 20% of their class and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3.
  • Membership is open to all students of sound character as defined by the institution from all academic disciplines who meet the membership criteria.
  • Membership is open to students from all academic disciplines.
  • Members will be inducted into membership by invitation only. Eligible students will be invited at least once during each academic year. Lifetime membership is conferred upon induction.
  • Students who want to transfer their membership may contact the new chapter’s advisor and will be considered on an individual basis by the chapter advisor and new chapter’s officers.