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Pi Sigma Alpha

Political Science Honor Society
Pi Sigma Alpha at Eastern Washington University
Nu Gamma Chapter

Pi Sigma Alpha is a national honor society for graduate and undergraduate college and university students majoring in Government or International Affairs. Eastern's Nu Gamma chapter was established in 1982, in order to unite students and professors who show a common interest in government and politics.

Pi Sigma Alpha sponsors a number of social and intellectual programs for students and faculty, and, with its help, the department attempts to maintain contact with its graduates to make available to students their experiences and insights into the value of an education in government.


  • Members receive a certificate of membership and permanent enrollment
  • Guaranteed a higher entry level when entering government service
  • Entitled to wear medallion at graduation
  • Compete for grants, scholarships and awards with other schools and members
  • More frequent interaction between student and faculty, on a higher level


  •  Must be junior or senior class level at EWU
  •  Completion of at least 15 credits in Political Science or International Affairs
  •  Maintain a 3.0 or higher cumulative grade point average in major courses
  •  Payment of $30 application and membership fee
  •  Payment of $10 quarterly membership fee

Pi Sigma Alpha Links

Pi Sigma Alpha at Georgetown
UC Berkeley Pi Sigma Alpha
The Citadel's Beta Iota Chapter
UT at Austin's Alpha Chapter

If you are interested in learning more about Pi Sigma Alpha at EWU, please contact the Political Science Dept at 509.359.2362. 

Pi Sigma Alpha
Political Science Dept
Patterson 233
Cheney, WA 99004

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