Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society

University of Arkansas
Eleanor Mann School of Nursing
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701
Sigma Theta Tau International

Purpose: To recognize superior achievement in nursing, to recognize the development of leadership qualities, to foster high professional standards in the field, to encourage creative work, and to strengthen commitment to the ideals and purposes of the profession.

Mission: The mission of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, is advancing world health and celebrating nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service.

Vision: Sigma Theta Tau International's vision is to be the global organization of choice for nursing.

Membership: STTI membership is by invitation to baccalaureate and graduate nursing students who demonstrate excellence in scholarship and to nurse leaders exhibiting exceptional achievements in nursing. More information about the eligibility can be found online.

Membership Criteria

Undergraduate students must

  • Have completed ½ of the nursing curriculum
  • Have at least a GPA of 3.0 (based on a 4.0 grading scale)
  • 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
  • Have at least a GPA of 3.0 (based on a 4.0 grading scale)
  • Rank in the upper 35 percentile of graduating class
  • Meet the expectation of academic integrity

Graduate students must

  • Have completed ¼ of the nursing curriculum
  • Have at least a GPA of 3.5 (based on a 4.0 grading scale)
  • Meet the expectation of academic integrity

Nurse leader candidates must

  • Be legally recognized to practice nursing in their country
  • Have a minimum of a baccalaureate degree or the equivalent in any field
  • Have demonstrated achievement in nursing

For more information about the chapter and international organization:

Sigma Theta Tau International

Pi Theta Chapter

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