Years Recognizing Superior Scholars
Members Inducted Worldwide Since 1922
Chartered Collegiate Chapters Nationwide
Alpha Chi has much to offer smart, curious students. Whether you’re aiming for a baccalaureate degree, planning to attend graduate school, or intending to move immediately into a career, your membership in Alpha Chi will prove invaluable.
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Since 1922 Alpha Chi National College Honor Society has distinguished itself as one of the top national honor societies in the nation. Now with 500,000 alumni, some 300 chapters across 45 states, and 10,000 new members annually, we recognize exceptional student scholars and unite them around one goal—channeling creativity and curiosity into scholarship that serves the greater good.
Alpha Chi invites only the top ten percent of eligible juniors, seniors, and graduate students.
Alpha Chi is is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies, the nation's only certifying association for university honor societies, so membership stands out on your resume.
Alpha Chi offers $200,000 every year in grants, scholarships, fellowships, and awards to support undergraduate and graduate student scholarship.
Unlike discipline-specific honorary groups, Alpha Chi is multidisciplinary, so you'll collaborate and build friendships with other top students across various majors.
Enjoy a rare platform to present original research and creative work at our annual national convention, or publish your work in our online, peer-reviewed undergraduate research journal, Aletheia.
From the chapter level to the national level, Alpha Chi gives you opportunity to lead—even as a student delegate to our National Council.