• Distinction among peers and university faculty and staff on local and national levels
  • Identification 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
  • Certificate of membership, pin of honors, graduation honor cords
  • Lifetime membership is conferred upon induction





  • Sophomore standing or higher
  • In the top 20% of their class plus a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3
  • Open to all students of sound character as defined by the institution from all academic disciplines who meet the membership criteria
  • Open to students from all academic disciplines
  • By invitation only. Eligible students are invited at least once during each academic year.
  • 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.