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Pi Delta Phi Honor Society

Epsilon Chapter - Invitation To Become A Member

The Department of French, chapter Epsilon of the National Honor Society Pi Delta Phi since 1927, invites undergraduate and graduate students to apply for membership. The application window each year is from January to mid February (see below for specific dates).

Those interested in applying for membership are invited to access the application form. You will need to upload a transcript (official or unofficial; please provide a copy that includes your grades of fall 2016) with your application. One need not be a French major or minor to apply. There is an initiation fee, which will be collected after you have been accepted. The deadline for applications is Friday, April 14, 2017. Initiation fees are due no later than Wednesday, April 19, 2017.

Questions may be directed to Professor Jean-Jacques Poucel, the Department of French and Italian Faculty Advisor for Pi Delta Phi.

Please note: Your participation in the IPP-Program and your absence from campus during spring semester 2017 does NOT prevent you from applying for membership.

To find out more information on the National French Honor Society, please go to its website:

See the 2016 inductees

Application requirements for Pi Delta Phi, French National Honor Society

Requirements for Undergraduate Students

  • At the time of application, you must have earned at least 12 credit hours in French at the 200-level and above; courses you are taking during spring 2017 do NOT qualify
  • GPA 3.00 overall (cumulative GPA)
  • GPA 3.25 in French

Requirements for Graduate Students

  • 4 credit hours in French
  • GPA 3.5 overall (cumulative GPA)

Other Information

Please fill out and submit the application (see above) no later than Friday, April 14, 2017. Upon acceptance, the payment of the one-time membership fee is required. You will be contacted by Wednesday, April 19, 2017, regarding your acceptance in Pi Delta Phi and the initiation ceremony, if applicable.