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Pi Sigma Alpha

Beta Alpha Chapter at  Vanderbilt University

National Political Science Honor Society

The Beta Alpha Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society, was chartered in March, 1950. Political Science majors meeting the membership requirements will be invited by email, and will be provided additonal information on dues and induction. Invitations are sent each year in March. 

Membership Requirements

  • Majoring in poltical science 
  • Junior or senior status
  • 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 2000- and 3000-level courses

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 opportunities

For further details, contact: