College of Liberal Arts
Phi Alpha Theta History Honors Society
Phi Alpha Theta is an American Honors Society for undergraduate and graduate students and professors of history. The society is a charter member of the Association of College Honors Societies and has over 350,000 members and grows by 9,500 new members each year through 860 chapters.
Each spring, students are invited by the Mount's History Department to join the Society. To qualify, students must have a 3.1 GPA in at least 12 credit hours of history and an overall GPA of 3.0. Students do not have to be a history major or minor for membership.
Over 25 scholarships and prizes are awarded annually (doctoral and graduate student scholarships, undergraduate scholarships, paper prizes, book awards, manuscript awards, best chapter awards, student history journal awards, world history award, etc.) by the National Organization of Phi Alpha Theta.
Learn more about the National Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta.