How to become a member

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.

*Students in graduate programs who are registered nurses, legally recognized to practice in their country, and have a minimum of a baccalaureate degree or the equivalent in any field, shall be eligible to be considered as a Nurse Leader at any point in the program. 

 

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 website.