Societies supply honorable opportunities

Shelby Spencer and Shelby Spencer

Getting an invitation to join an academic honor society can be both exciting and confusing.

All of these societies have membership fees and also offer different benefits to their members. There is also different criteria to be eligible to join and remain a member.

Here is a breakdown of a few of these societies and what they have to offer.

Phi Beta Kappa

Requirements:

 Candidate for Bachelor’s Degree

Liberal Arts and Science Major

Foreign Language – at least at intermediate college level

College Level Math, Logic, or Stats class

Good moral character

Membership Fee: $75

Benefits:

Maintain Connection through Alumni Association

Visiting Scholars Program

Member exclusive networking events

250 Annual Scholarships ranging from $1,500 – $30,000

Alpha Lambda Delta-Phi Eta Sigma

Requirements:

First year with 3.5 GPA or higher

Enrolled Full Time

Top 20% of class

Pursuing Bachelor’s Degree

Membership Fee: $25

Benefits:

$207,000 awarded in scholarships annually

Community Service Opportunities

Resume Builder

Omicron Delta Kappa

Requirements:

Juniors and Seniors in the top 35% of their class

Membership Fee $85

Benefits:

27 Annual Scholarships

$30,500 distributed annually

Can apply for internships with partner organizations

Online job and internship board

Conferences and workshops.