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How to Join

Thank you for your interest in the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International

There are two ways to become a member of our organization!

As a Student
Students enrolled in a nursing program, and who meet the following criteria, are invited to join through one of STTI's chapters located around the world.

Undergraduate Students must

  • have completed ½ of the nursing curriculum;
  • achieve academic excellence (at schools where a 4.0 grade point average system is used, this equates to a 3.0 or higher);
  • rank in the upper 35 percentile of the graduating class;
  • meet the expectation of academic integrity.
  • Registered Nurse Students must
  • have completed 12 credit hours at current school;
  • have completed ½ of the nursing curriculum;
  • achieve academic excellence (at schools where a 4.0 grade point average system is used, this equates to a 3.0 or higher);
  • rank in the upper 35 percentile of graduating class;
  • meet the expectation of academic integrity.
  • Graduate Students (Master's and Doctorate) must
  • have completed ¼ of the nursing curriculum;
  • achieve academic excellence (at schools where a 4.0 grade point average system is used, this equates to a 3.5 or higher);
  • meet the expectation of academic integrity.

As a Nurse Leader
Nursing professionals not previously inducted as nursing students and not currently enrolled in a nursing program can also join STTI as a Nurse Leader using the criteria listed below.

Nurse Leader Candidates must:

  • Be legally recognized to practice nursing in his/her country
  • Have a minimum of a baccalaureate degree or the equivalent in any field
  • Demonstrate achievement in nursing
  • For more information on how to join
  • Please contact the chapter contact person on the Contact Us page or visit the STTI web site.