Founded in 2012, the Alpha Iota Sigma honor society already includes representatives from over a dozen institutions. Our members have the opportunity to be recognized for their outstanding scholarly achievements, community engagement, and leadership in solving complex problems.
As a member of the International Interdisciplinary Honor Society, Alpha Iota Sigma chapters:
- Apply to and are approved by the Executive Council
- Are institutional members of the Association for Interdisciplinary Studies
- Meet the criteria of the currently approved bylaws of Alpha Iota Sigma
Alpha Iota Sigma chapters receive:
- Institutional recognition by the International Interdisciplinary Honor Society,
- A vote in the Executive Council,
- Logistical support for managing membership and leadership issues,
- International commencement recognition for qualifying student members,
- Guidelines for induction ceremonies and pledge.
As a member of Alpha Iota Sigma, student members:
- Are enrolled in an Alpha Iota Sigma Member college or university,
- Are majoring in an interdisciplinary program as noted in the chapter requirements,
- Hold a GPA of 3.3 or higher depending on the local chapter requirements,
- Complete the new student member application,
- May have additional requirements based on the local chapter requirements.
Alpha Iota Sigma student members receive:
- A great honor and resume builder,
- Affiliation with international organization of interdisciplinary scholars and students,
- Opportunities to get involved with your college or university,
- Opportunities to get involved with the Association for Interdisciplinary Studies,
- Opportunities to submit student research proposals for consideration in the annual Association for Interdisciplinary Studies conference,
- Opportunities to connect with other interdisciplinary scholars and students,
- A certificate recognizing their membership of the honor society.
Current Dues for Student Inductees:
- $20 for one year
- $100 for five years
- $300 for lifetime membership