Gamma Kappa Alpha, the national Italian Honor Society, is a society formed to acknowledge superior scholastic performance in the field of Italian language, literature and culture, and is open to membership at institutions of higher learning in the United States and Canada.
The society encourages college students to acquire a greater interest in, and a deeper understanding of, Italian culture, art and history. The organization recognizes outstanding undergraduate scholarship in the field of Italian by awarding annually the Gamma Kappa Alpha Award for Scholarship.
Membership eligibility requirements for juniors and seniors:
- Student must be actively engaged in the study or research in the field of Italian language and literature.
- Student must have at least a B average in Italian and be at least in the upper 35% of his class.
- No student may be considered who has less than two courses in Italian at the college level, nor may a student be considered who has not taken advanced courses beyond the intermediate level at those institutions offering such courses.
Students are invited to submit their credentials for membership through this form.