Application - Sigma Tau Delta

Please complete the application form below to apply for membership in Sigma Tau Delta. Admission is not guaranteed and is based on the following set of criteria:

Undergraduate Students

  • Must be an English major
  • In English courses, must hold a "B" average with at least three completed English courses (excluding ENGL101 and any ENGL390's), of which two must be at the 300-400 level
  • Must have at least 45 completed university credits with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

Graduate Students

  • Must be enrolled in a graduate program in English, Creative Writing, or Comparative Literature
  • Must have completed six semester hours of graduate work or the equivalent
  • Must have a minimum grade point average of 3.3

One-time national organizational dues are $40.00 and must be paid by check, made payable to Sigma Tau Delta. Please note a cashier's check will process faster than a personal check. No credit cards are accepted. If you were previously a member of another chapter and paid dues, then no additional dues are required (please indicate this in your application).

After completing this form you will be directed to a confirmation page. The English Undergraduate Studies Office will review your application and e-mail you with your status.

f approved, you must bring the $40.00 induction dues to 1128 Tawes Hall within five business days. 

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester: October 1
Spring Semester: March 1