Organizations Phi Alpha ThetaPhi Alpha Theta, an international honor society for historians, is composed of chapters
in properly accredited colleges and universities. All students who have completed
a required number of history courses and are maintaining high standards in such an
institution are eligible for membership.
Contact Information:Dr. Peter Dykema,& Dr. Jeff Pearson, co-sponsors.
Phi Alpha Theta International Honors Society Official Web Site
Requirements for Membership:
Undergraduate: An undergraduate student must have completed at least twelve semester hours in history,
with a minimum 3.0 grade point average. In addition, a student must have at least
a 3.0 grade point average in two-thirds of the remainder of his/her work, and must
rank in the top 35% of the class.
Graduate: A graduate student must have completed at least one-third of the residence requirements
for the Masters Degree and maintain at least a 3.5 cumulative grade point average
for all graduate courses before becoming eligible for election to membership.
Faculty: Faculty members with the rank of instructor or above who are teaching in the field
of history are eligible for membership.
Scholarship Awards: Phi Alpha Theta offers its members scholarships for graduate study:
The A.F. ZIMMERMAN SCHOLARSHIP of $1,250
The JOHN PINE MEMORIAL AWARD of $1,000
The DONALD B. HOFFMAN SCHOLARSHIPS, FOUR AWARDS in the amount of $750 each