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Pi Sigma Alpha

Eta Kappa is Hope’s chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honors society.

Eta Kappa was chartered in 1975 to:

  1. Promote worthwhile curricular and extracurricular activities related to political science
  2. Stimulate scholarship and intelligent interest in political science
  3. Stimulate active interest in serving as productive citizens in a working representative democracy
  4. Support the activities of the Eta Kappa Chapter on campus

Qualifications for Membership

To qualify for membership, you must have:

  • Political science GPA of at least 3.2
  • Overall GPA ranking in the top third of your class
  • At least 10 credits in political science
  • Completed at least one 295- or 300-level course in political science

The application process for Pi Sigma Alpha begins in the fall, when eligible students are notified. Members pay a $40 lifetime membership fee to the national office.