Pi Sigma Alpha Application



Pi Sigma Alpha is the national political science honor society. Established in 1920, its chapters are established in colleges and universities of accredited and recognized standing which offer at least the prescribed minimum of work in political science. Student membership in Pi Sigma Alpha is based entirely on scholastic achievement in political science. Its total membership is approximately 75,000.

Application Criteria

Saint Mary's College students majoring in political science are encouraged to apply for membership in Pi Sigma Alpha if they fulfill the following academic criteria. They must have completed at least twelve semester hours of course work in political science, have completed at least one 300- or 400-level political science course, and have maintained a B+ (3.33) average in their political science courses. They must also rank in the upper third of their class for overall GPA. Consequently, students in the class of 2013 must have an overall GPA of 3.51 or higher. Students of 2014 must have an overall GPA of 3.45 or higher. There is an initiation fee of $35.

Application Request

Political science majors who wish to apply for membership and can fulfill the above criteria are required to complete the form below, detach it along the line, and submit it to Professor Marc Belanger. along with your membership fee




Pi Sigma Alpha Application


Student Name


Current GPA in Political Science


Current Class Rank for GPA


Expected Year of Graduation