How to Join

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

 

As a Student

Students enrolled in a nursing program and meeting the following criteria are invited to join through one of Sigma’s chapters located around the world.

Undergraduate students must

  • have completed 3/4 of the nursing curriculum, including the 4 nursing specialty classes
  • achieve academic excellence (at schools where a 4.0 grade point average system is used, this equates to a minimum of 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 26 credit hours at current school;
  • have completed 1/2 of the nursing curriculum;
  • achieve academic excellence (at schools where a 4.0 grade point average system is used, this equates to a minimum of 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 1/2 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 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

If you have questions about Phi Pi membership or eligibility criteria, feel free to review our membership page and contact Phi Pi or Sigma with any further questions: Sigma Member Services at 888.634.7575 (US/Canada toll-free), +1.317.634.8171 (International), or memserv@stti.org.  We congratulate you on your academic success and encourage you to become a member of Sigma and Phi Pi and connect with nurses who share your passion to make a difference and assure a bright future for the nursing profession.