How to Join STTI

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


Membership to STTI is by invitation to bachelorette and graduate nursing students who demonstrate excellence in scholarship, and to nurse leaders exhibiting exceptional achievements in nursing. 

 

There are 2 ways to become a member of our organization!

 

1)  As a Student

Students enrolled in a nursing program, and who meet the following criteria (see below), receive an invitation to join through one of STTI’s chapters located around the world.  If you have received an invitation to join STTI, you may accept your invitation here!


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. 

2)  As a Nurse Leader

Nursing professionals not previously inducted as nursing students and not currently enrolled in a nursing graduate program can also join STTI as a Nurse Leader using the criteria listed below. Nurse Leader Applications and curriculum vitae and/or resume may be submitted directly to a specific chapter, or may be submitted to Janell Jackson at STTI headquarters, janell@stti.org, who will assist in locating a chapter in your area. 

For a list of STTI chapters, please visit the STTI Chapter Directory.  If submitting to a specific chapter, please work directly with the chapter contact person for details.  

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 (candidates will be asked to explain how they have met any of the Achievement in Nursing criteria listed below).
       Achievement in Nursing Categories:

Administration

Education

Global Health

Practice

Publication

Research

Other

 

For more information on how to join STTI please visit the STTI Membership page.  You may also contact Member Services at 888.634.7575 (US/Canada toll-free), +1.317.634.8171 (International), or email memserv@stti.org.

 

*Applications to the Phi Gamma Virtual Chapter (481) 
may be submitted to our 'Nurse Leader Counselor' at phigammachapter@gmail.com 
(include "Nurse Leader Phi Gamma Membership Application" in the subject line of your email)