Membership in Sigma Theta Tau International, The Honor Society of Nursing is by invitation only and is based on the following eligibility criteria for undergraduate and graduate students:

Undergraduate Students

  • Completed 1/2 nursing curriculum
  • Hold at least 3.0/4.0 GPA
  • Rank in upper 35% of class
  • Maintain academic integrity
  • Demonstrate leadership potential

Graduate Students

  • Completed 1/4 nursing curriculum
  • Hold at least 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Maintain academic integrity
  • Demonstrate leadership potential

Nurse Leaders

The eligibility criteria for Nurse Leaders (registered nurses) in the community are to

  • Hold a baccalaureate degree in any field
  • Be a registered nurse, recognized to practice
  • Have demonstrated achievement in the field of nursing




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If you would like to know more about Sigma Theta Tau International, please contact Lu Ann Reed by email ( or phone at (513) 558-5262.


Nominations for
Nurse Leader

The Governance Committee of the Beta Iota Chapter is seeking nominations for membership in the Nurse Leader category.

Nurses who are community leaders are eligible for membership if the leader has a minimum of a baccalaureate degree and has demonstrated marked achievement in nursing in at least one of the following areas: education, research, practice, administration, or publication. The Governance Committee encourages Beta Iota members to identify nurse leaders in the community who demonstrate excellence in nursing.

If you are an active Beta Iota member and you know of a potential nurse leader who meets the eligibility criteria, please download and complete the nomination form and submit it to Lu Ann Reed at by February 1, 2018.

Nomination Form (Word file)