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Phi Alpha

The purpose of Phi Alpha Honor Society is to provide a closer bond among students of social work and promote 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.


Meetings

Meetings will be held on the 1st Wednesday of each month, at 5:30 pm (Mtn. Time).  Due to current COVID19 restrictions, these meetings will be held via Zoom.  Members: Click Here to Join (meeting ID: 970 4400 4103).


Membership Benefits

  • Certificate of lifetime membership with prestigious national organization
  • Gold Phi Alpha lapel pin
  • Group affiliation
  • Stands out on a resume
  • Graduation regalia (awarded with completion of service hours)
  • Great opportunity to network with fellow social work students and community agencies
  • Provides opportunities for leadership and committee involvement
  • Opportunity to earn a medallion for your service

Qualification Criteria

An undergraduate student is eligible for membership after achieving the following national requirements and meeting local chapter requirements:

  • Acceptance into the BSW program
  • Completed 6 semester hours or 12 quarter hours of required social work courses
  • Achieved an overall grade point average of 3.37 based on a 4.0 scale (calculated annually based on the top 35% of undergraduate program students)

A graduate student is eligible for membership after the following national requirements and meeting local chapter requirements:

  • Acceptance into the MSW Program or MSW Online Program
  • Completed one term of course work
  • Achieved a minimum grade point average of 3.96 based on a 4.0 scale (graduate GPA only–calculated annually based on the top 35% of graduate program students)

How to apply

Complete the Phi Alpha Application online.  Once you have received an acceptance email, please send in:

  • Check for $60.00 for one-time Phi Alpha Membership Fee

Leadership

2020 – 2021 Academic Year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2020/2021 Officer Announcement

President – Nikki Davidson
Vice President – Sarah Ballard
Secretary/Communications Officer – Aubri Turner
Treasurer – Shauna Robinson

Faculty Advisor Heather Witt


Other Links

Facebook: Boise State Phi Alpha: Theta Psi Chapter
Engage
National Phi Alpha Honor Society
Purchasing Phi Alpha Swag