Becoming a Sigma Upsilon Member

The Upsilon Chapter of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, accepts applications for membership twice per year. Undergraduate student applications are accepted in the fall, while applications for graduate students and nurse leaders are accepted in the spring.  Our annual induction for all new inductees occurs in the spring.

Sigma is committed to fostering excellence, scholarship, and leadership in nursing to improve health care worldwide. Sigma promotes the use of nursing research in health care delivery and makes its resources available to all people and institutions interested in the latest knowledge in nursing care.

Criteria for membership, established by Upsilon Chapter and Sigma, are as follows:

Undergraduate Students

Graduate Students

Nurse Leader Candidates

Have completed 1/2 of the nursing curriculum (completion of all courses in the first and second nursing sequences)

Have completed 1/4 of the nursing curriculum (based on minimum number of hours required for graduation in program)

Be legally recognized to practice nursing in his/her country

Have earned a GPA of 3.50 (based on a 4.0 grading scale; no rounding)

Have earned a GPA of 3.50 (based on a 4.0 grading scale; no rounding)

Have a minimum of a baccalaureate degree or the equivalent in any field of nursing

Not have any incomplete grades on the transcript

Not have any incomplete grades on the transcript

Demonstrate achievement in nursing

Meet the expectations of academic integrity

Meet the expectations of academic integrity

For all undergraduate and graduate student induction applicants that meet the eligibility criteria listed above, you will need to follow the application instructions. PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOU ARE READY TO UPLOAD ALL OF YOUR DOCUMENTS BEFORE STARTING THE APPLICATION.

* Complete the NEW Online Membership Intent Form (all required forms must be ready for upload prior to completing the application)
* Obtain and Upload 2 Endorsement Forms, one of which must be completed by an NYU Meyers faculty member and at least one of which must hold active membership in STTI. Save file as Endorsement 1 and Endorsement 2. 
* Upload your most recent unofficial transcript from Albert. Save file as Transcript.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Spring 2022 March 25, 2022
                                              Fall 2022 Nov 1, 2022
                                              Spring 2023 March 2023 (TBA)

If accepted, please note that you will not be considered a member until you accept online through STTI and pay the initial annual fee, which is $108.00. Our annual induction ceremony will take place in April 2022. Please save the date and we hope to see you there!

Upsilon Chapter is currently accepting applications for membership. See below for more information on our two induction cycles.


The fall induction cycle opens yearly in October.  Spring induction cycle opens yearly in February.
Undergraduate students who are in their third or fourth sequence of the program and graduate students who have finished at least one-quarter of their program may apply. Nurse leader applicants can apply at anytime. We will also take applications for undergraduate students that graduated in January or who are entering their fourth seq. Applicants will receive notification of acceptance by November.

PLEASE NOTE: If you are a graduate student and have been inducted previously at another school. please do not apply. Please add Upsilon Chapter (018) to your current membership.


Apply here:

Endorsement Form: STTI Endorsement Form