Phi Sigma Iota
Benefits of Membership
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Phi Sigma Iota is the highest academic honor in the field of foreign languages. The Honor Society recognizes outstanding ability and achievement in the study of, or teaching of, any of the academic fields related to foreign language, literature, or culture. These fields include not only modern foreign languages, but also Classics, Linguistics, Philology, Comparative Literature, Bilingual Education, Second Language Acquisition and other interdisciplinary programs with a significant foreign language component.
The most immediate and permanent benefit of Phi Sigma Iota membership is national recognition of the level of achievement it identifies.
Phi Sigma Iota promotes the principles of dedication, enthusiasm, and initiative at both the graduate and undergraduate level by encouraging leadership opportunities in Chapter development and scholarship awards. The importance of continuing linguistic development is emphasized in our programs, publications, member services, and community connections.
Phi Sigma Iota has initiated over 50,000 members since its founding in 1917, and provides
New members pay a national initiation fee of $35 which includes:
Continuing Members pay an annual national membership fee of $20 to the international office to promote the goals of the Society, support scholarship activities, and provide for maintenance of the international organization.
Phi Sigma Iota maintains an International Headquarters at
The Department of Modern & Classical Languages
Address Correspondence to:
Phi Sigma Iota
Roz Macken, Administrative Director
520 North Main St., Box 30
Meadville, PA 16335-3902