Benefits of Alpha Kappa Delta
AKD provides a variety of services to its members.
- Every new initiate receives a
certificate of membership, membership card, and a membership activation
- Members who submit completed
activation forms receive a free one-year subscription to Sociological Inquiry, the official
journal of AKD.
- Members have access to the AKD
Newsletter, election materials, and other services on our website.
- AKD sponsors student paper contests
for members with cash prizes and travel money to participate in the American
Sociological Association Honors Program.
- AKD provides honoraria for
initiation speakers, funds student travel to regional sociological
meetings, and funds research symposia.
- AKD sponsors a Distinguished
Lecture series at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological
Association, and contributes annually to the ASA Minority Scholarship
may purchase honor cords for graduation ceremonies, AKD pins, and other
Chapters are important in the academic, professional, and social lives of
student and faculty members. They provide opportunities for initiating and
sharing activities in keeping with the purposes of the Society.
members who become Civil Service employees meet one of the requirements for entrance at the GS-7 level (an increase in pay-grade) if they list AKD membership on their applications (providing they enter at the GS-5 level).
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