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Pi Sigma Alpha

Beta Alpha Chapter at Vanderbilt University

National Political Science Honor Society

The Beta Alpha Chapter at Vanderbilt University was chartered in March 1950. As of April 2014, 747 members have been inducted! The membership roster is impressive.

Membership Requirements

  • 3.5 overall GPA
  • 3.6 GPA in political science courses
  • Completion of 15 hours political science courses, of which
    • 9 hours must be in 200-level courses

Download Application Form

The application deadline is the Friday before Spring break.

Pi Sigma Alpha provides these benefits to members:

  • Recognition of academic excellence
  • Right to wear honor regalia
  • National Student Conference
  • Scholarships for graduate study
  • Best paper awards
  • Annual chapter activity grants
  • Student leadership opportunties

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