Phil Alpha Honor Society provides a closer bond among students of social work and promotes humanitarian goals and ideals. Phi Alpha fosters high standards of education for social workers and invites into membership those who have attained excellence in scholarship and achievement in social work.
Eligibility: To be eligible for membership a student must have completed a minimum of nine (9) credits in the Social Work core and have maintained an overall cum of 3.0 and earned a minimum cum of 3.25 in the Social Work core courses. Students can be invited in the spring of their junior or senior year.
Each Phi Alpha chapter is free to develop a program to meet local needs. The National Council is the policy-making body and meets each year at the time and place of the annual program meeting of the Council of Social Work Education (CSWE). Each chapter has one voting representative on the National Council.