99Nearly a Century of Scholarship

For 99 years, Alpha Chi has been deeply invested in fueling students’ original research and creativity.

166Funding Student Research

Alpha Chi awards $166,000 every year at the national and regional levels in scholarships, grants, travel funds, and prizes for outstanding student work.

300National Reach

There are some 300 Alpha Chi chapters at colleges and universities across the country.

News & Announcements

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Alpha Chi’s Role in Fighting for Racial Equity

“To be silent on the tragic deaths of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, and the violent shooting of Jacob Blake, among too many others before and since, would be unacceptable for an honor society founded on the tenets of Truth and Character. Alpha Chi stands united with those facilitating change and denouncing racism and […]

Call for Aletheia Submissions

While work may be submitted for the peer review process at any time, only submissions received by April 15 will be considered for the Fall 2021 issue.

Seeking Awareness for Sea Level Rise

FROM PERSONAL INTEREST TO PROJECT  For Olivia Saucedo, a biology major and biochemistry minor at the University of Texas at Tyler, researching ecological conservation has always been more of a personal interest than an academic one. She has studied a variety of climate change issues, from weather patterns to increasing levels of carbon dioxide in […]

Vietnam: Past Flaws, Present Relevance

A Look at the American Withdrawal from the Vietnam War A SENSE OF MYSTERY  As a double major in history and Christian studies at Bluefield College, Sam Kimzey has spent much of his college career uncovering the United States’ past. During his junior year, Sam took a course entitled “History of the 20th-Century United States” […]

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Membership Benefits

Join an elite group.

Alpha Chi invites only the top ten percent of eligible juniors, seniors, and graduate students.

Build your resume.

Alpha Chi is is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies, the nation's only accreditation association for university honor societies, so membership stands out on your resume.


Compete for scholarships.

Alpha Chi offers $166,000 every year in grants, scholarships, fellowships, and awards to support undergraduate and graduate scholarship.

Work across disciplines.

Unlike discipline-specific honorary groups, Alpha Chi is multidisciplinary, so you'll collaborate and build friendships with other top students across various majors.

Present your work.

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.

Lead your chapter.

From the chapter level to the national level, Alpha Chi gives you opportunity to lead—even as a student delegate to our National Council.