Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society

Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society, has an active local chapter, Epsilon Xi, at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The one time initiation fee is $35.00. Graduation cords (optional) may be purchased for an additional $17. Students are encouraged to join the UWM chapter.

Qualifications (Undergraduate Students):

  • Completion of a minimum of ten political science credits (one course must be an upper-division political science course)
  • 3.0 grade point average (GPA) in political science courses
  • Junior or senior standing
  • Student’s cumulative GPA is in the upper one-third of the student’s junior or senior class

Qualifications (Graduate Students):

  • Completion of a minimum of nine credits in political science graduate coursework (A or B grades in all courses)
  • Student is enrolled in a political science graduate program

Benefits of Membership:

  • Membership in the Political Science Honor Society is a recognition of serious interest and achievement in the field of Political Science
  • Employers and University admissions evaluators look favorably upon such membership in their reviews of student applications
  • Pi Sigma Alpha brings together students of similar interests and achievements at UWM
  • The Honor Society is an active organization at UWM with more than 35 members

If you have any further questions, please contact:

Kristin Trenholm
e-mail: trenholm@uwm.edu
phone: 414-229-2720