The National Political Honor Society – Pi Sigma Alpha (established at the University of Texas in 1920) is the only national honorary society for political science students. Currently there are over 700 chapters nationwide and is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS).


Undergraduates: Please note The Pi Sigma Alpha standards will be that the student must be a Junior or Senior with 12 hours of PSC with at least 3 hours at 300 the level. You also must have an overall GPA and PSC GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Graduates: The student must be pursuing a graduate degree in political science and must have completed 9 hours of graduate-level PSC with no grade less than a “B”.

We are no longer accepting applications at this time.