Organizations

Phi Alpha Theta

Phi 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.

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