Delta Epsilon Sigma

Answers to

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Why should you become a member?

    Delta Epsilon Sigma membership recognizes your collegiate achievements, will augment your resume, and give you access to Scholarships, Fellowships and other Awards.

  • How do you become a member?

    Your college or university must have a chapter. Get in contact with the chapter advisor and let them know you are interested in becoming a member. See the requirements for membership listed below.

  • What are the requirements for Membership?

    Undergraduate students shall have completed at least 50% of the credit requirements for their baccalaureate degrees and rank not lower than the highest 20% of their class in scholarship. Graduate students shall have completed one –half of the credit requirements for their degree and shall have a minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent.

  • What is the cost of Membership?

    A one time induction payment ( currently $55 [ 2018 ] ) gives you a lifetime membership, including a subscription to the DES Journal, which is published twice each year.

  • How many members are there in DES?

    The membership of DES is over 39,000.

Frequently Asked Questions for Colleges or Universities

  • Why should we start a DES Chapter at our school?

    When you join DES, the school becomes part of a National Scholastic Honor Society - founded in 1939 with 79 Chapters - for students, faculty and alumni of colleges and universities with a Catholic tradition.

    DES Chapters allow their schools to nationally recognize the achievements of their students and colleagues in scholarship, service and intellectual activity.

    DES Chapters provide opportunities for their students with Scholarships, Fellowships and other Awards on a National Level.

    DES Chapters foster scholarly activities, service and community.