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Pi Sigma Alpha

The National Political Science Honor Society
Epsilon Chapter at UCLA
Established 1923

Pi Sigma Alpha is a national political science honor society whose membership is based on academic achievement in political science, as well as on overall academic achievement. The Epsilon chapter at UCLA serves to promote interest in the field of political science by creating avenues by which members can help initiate projects and events, participate in various committees, and take advantage of both local and national Pi Sigma Alpha resources and opportunities. Undergraduates, graduates, and faculty are eligible to join PSA.

National Member Benefits:
-Lifetime Membership
-Certificate of Membership
-Recognition of academic excellence in Political Science
-Eligibility to apply for programs, contests, and scholarships sponsored by PSA
-Higher entry-level grade to members entering government service by the US Office of Personnel Management
-Access to national PSA website and its resources/opportunities

Local Chapter Benefits:
-Free Pi Sigma Alpha Lapel Pin
-Special recognition during Political Science Commencement ceremony
-Access to our library of scholarship/internship opportunities
-Preference for publishing in our Journal given to PSA members
-Leadership/Administrative experience as an officer or committee member
-Discounts to various LSAT and GRE prep courses
-Variety of educational forums and speakers, fun social events, quarterly paper contests with cash prizes, and networking opportunities with students and professors
-Epsilon Chapter Alumni Relations Network (ARN) after graduation
-Opportunity through events to meet professors on a more personal
level and establish good relationships for future letters of recommendation
-Invitation to initiation ceremony to recognize your achievements

Upcoming Events:
Spring Quarter 2011 Week 3: Grad Merchandise Applications due
Spring Quarter 2011 Week 4: PSA Membership and Officer Applications due
Spring Quarter 2011 Week 5: Political Science Alumni Panel

Events lined up for next quarter:
"What You Can Do with a Poli Sci Degree" Alumni Event
Professor-Student Luncheon