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STTI Rho Zeta Chapter Membership

Membership into the Rho Zeta is by invitation and governed by guidelines set forth by Sigma Theta Tau International. Candidates shall have demonstrated superior scholastic achievement, academic integrity, professional leadership potential and/or marked achievement in the field of nursing are eligible for membership. Inductions are held yearly in the spring. 

Candidates are invited for membership as undergraduates or graduate students and community leaders as detailed below.  Eligible undergraduate and graduate students are notified by formal invitation. Community Leaders may be sponsored for membership at anytime and formally inducted at induction ceremonies. Current members from other STTI chapters can transfer to Rho Zeta at the national website here.


Must have completed 1/2 of the nursing curriculum, have at least a 3.0 on a four-point scale, rank in the upper 35% of the senior class and meet the expectation of academic integrity. Students invited for membership each semester.


Must have completed 1/4 of the program of study and have at least a 3.5 on a four-point scale and meet the expectation of academic integrity.
Graduate Students invited for membership each semester.

Community Leader

Must have earned at least a baccalaureate degree and demonstrated marked achievement in nursing education, practice, research, administration or publication. The majority must have degrees in nursing but exception can be made for registered nurses with bachelor's degrees in other fields if achievement in nursing is outstanding.

Rho Zeta members may nominate a nursing community leader (See "Forms" page) 


Nurses interested in joining as a Community Nurse Leaders can send an inquiry email:  SLURZBoard@gmail.com