Phi Sigma Iota


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.

Phi Sigma Iota has initiated over 60,000 members since its foundation in 1917 and has created and supports numerous scholarship programs.
Requirements for membership:

  • Major or Minor in one of the above fields;
  • A GPA of 3.0 or higher and
  • Junior standing or above.

Students are nominated by foreign language, Classics and Comparative Literature faculty in January and February and students are notified of their nomination in early March.

For further information, contact Professor Chet Lisiecki

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