Sigma Tau Delta Application

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SIGMA TAU DELTA APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP

International English Honor Society

Sigma Beta Chapter – Chadron State College

Complete and return the front side of this application to Dr. Miller or Dr. Evertson in the Department of English and Humanities.

PLEASE PRINT

Name:   ____________________________________________________________

HOME address: ____________________________________________________________

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SCHOOL address: ____________________________________________________________

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Phone number: _________________

Email address: ____________________________________________________________

Year in school (circle one):   Sophomore Junior  Senior  Graduate

Anticipated year of graduation: ___________  Overall GPA: __________________

English hours completed: __________________ English GPA: __________________

Please write a sentence or two on why you would like to join Sigma Tau Delta.

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________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________

Do you have any suggestions for meetings or any fund raising ideas?

________________________________________________________________________

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(OVER)

SPONSOR USE ONLY: (Initial and date) – B average required in each category

Overall GPA verified _________________    English GPA verified_________________

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PAYMENT RECORD – OFFICE USE ONLY: Payment received

_________________      _________________      _________________      ____________

Amount                           Check number/Cash        Received by                    Date

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ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS

  1. Must be majoring or minoring (or the equivalent) in the discipline of English
  2. Must have a minimum of 2 college courses in English language or literature beyond the usual requirements of freshman English
  3. Must have a B or equivalent average in English
  4. Must rank in the highest 35% of his/her class in general scholarship (or a B average)
  5. Must have completed at least 3 semesters or 5 quarters of college course work
  6. Must be currently enrolled as a graduate or undergraduate student

ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS:

  • currently enrolled students who are not English majors or minors but who meet the academic standards for scholarship and are interested in literature or language;
  • faculty members who have English degrees, but who are not chapter sponsors;
  • ST∆ alumni who are interested in remaining involved.

DUES AND OPPORTUNITIES 

If you meet the requirements for admittance into Sigma Tau Delta, you may pay a one-time fee of $40 for your international dues.

This fee entitles you to:

  • lifetime membership in Sigma Tau Delta
  • a membership certificate and lapel pin
  • an honor cord and/or medallion to wear with your graduation robe
  • a one-year semi-annual subscription to the Newsletter
  • a one-year annual subscription to The Rectangle
  • list Sigma Tau Delta on your résume
  • apply for scholarship, internship, and writing award opportunities
  • submit papers for possible publication in The Rectangle
  •  apply for the opportunity to serve on an international Board of Directors as a Student Advisor or Student Representative
  • submit papers or panel discussion for possible presentation at an annual international convention

 

YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE A MEMBER OF THE INTERNATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY TO ATTEND MEETINGS AND PARTICIPATE IN THE SIGMA TAU DELTA ENGLISH CLUB ON CAMPUS. ALL WHO LOVE LANGUAGE ARE WELCOME!!!

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