SIR Application Academic Year 2017-18

SIR Application Academic Year 2017-18

Sigma Iota Rho

The Honor Society for International Studies, Sigma Iota Rho, Delta Zeta Chapter, was established primarily as a means by which to honor those students who have excelled academically and who have shown extracurricular achievement. The purpose of Sigma Iota Rho (SIR) is to promote and reward scholarship and service among students and practitioners of global studies, international affairs, and international studies and to foster integrity and creative performance in the conduct of world affairs. This honor society is a great opportunity for students interested in Global Studies research and service. 

National honor society membership provides opportunities for students to serve in leadership positions as officers or in the organization of other activities. Members also have the opportunity to publish their research in the Journal of International Relations and participate in national conferences. More information about SIR can be found here: http://www.sigmaiotarho.org/

Your acceptance to Sigma Iota Rho carries with it the obligation to participate fully in the activities of SIR and to promote the study of global issues both at the University of Illinois and throughout your career.

SIR desires only members who are eager to participate in the Honor Society. Given other demands on your time, please only continue with this application if you are willing to contribute to the maintenance and growth of the Delta Zeta Chapter of SIR.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR FULL MEMBERSHIP

  • Junior and Senior Global Studies majors in AY2017-18.
  • Overall GPA of 3.3 or above
  • Major GPA of 3.3 or above (Be sure that your MPS is up to date with an advisor for your current Major GPA)
  • Completion of 21 hours of coursework towards the GS major upon graduation
  • Completion of at least two courses at or above the 300-level at time of application
  • Commitment to global issues and intercultural awareness

QUALIFICATIONS FOR ADJUNCT MEMBERSHIP - for sophomores and juniors aiming for full membership upon qualification

  • Have completed course work in global studies including courses in relevant subject areas of anthropology, economics, foreign languages, geography, history, political science, and other related disciplines.
  • Have attained a sophomore standing and completed at least twelve (12) hours of course work towards Global Studies major.
  • Reapply for full membership upon qualification.

Questions about Sigma Iota Rho can be directed to Dr. Charles Fogelman at fogelma2@illinos.edu 

The application deadline is Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 11:59 pm.

Students accepted as full members of Sigma Iota Rho must pay national membership dues of $45, there are no dues for adjunct membership.  Dues must be submitted by February 25, 2018 to complete your membership, no exceptions!  Unpaid dues by the deadline will result in a revocation of acceptance into SIR for this academic year.  If you are studying abroad in spring 2018, please submit your dues before leaving campus at the end of the fall semester. 

 

 

 

 

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Certification

By submitting this application, I certify that I have verified the information I am providing to Sigma Iota Rho on this application for membership, and I hereby attest to its accuracy. I understand that if accepted to Sigma Iota Rho, I must pay dues in the sum of fifty dollars, and I will promptly do so. In addition, I realize that with membership to this prestigious honorary society comes responsibility, and I will make all efforts to participate in all activities.