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Application process and requirements

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Minimum requirements for membership in the society include:

1.      Completion of at least 12 credit hours as a degree-seeking graduate student.

2.      A grade point average that is either higher than 3.80, or in the top 35% of students within your college.

3.      A record of leadership and service to graduate students or graduate student organizations.

Application Requirements:

  • Completed chapter membership application
  • One-page typed personal statement of leadership experience(s) at Virginia Tech
  • A resume reflecting your work.

For those selected for induction to AEL, lifetime chapter dues are $30 per member. Members will also pay a one-time fee of $15 for their national dues.


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The application for membership can be found here.