• An affordable, lifetime, national initiation fee of $15 (for students) and $25 for faculty, staff, and alumni (as of July 1,2022), plus local initiation fee (where applicable) [NOTE: this fee does not include honor cords)

  • A certificate and pin signifying membership. Membership is for life.

  • An outward recognition of personal accomplishment and an incentive for continued high scholarship.

  • The opportunity to meet other first-generation scholars from all academic disciplines on your campus and to join them in promoting academic excellence and creating a supportive environment for first-generation college students.

  • Identifies you to employers, professionals, and graduate schools as a person of superior academic ability and commitment.

  • Ability to mentor younger first-generation students.

  • Ability to receive mentoring from more senior first-generation students, as well as faculty, staff, and alumni who were first-generation students.

  • Local chapter leadership opportunities.

Student officers read the names of faculty and staff inductees.