Xi Sigma, the UK College of Social Work’s chapter of Phi Alpha Honor Society, a national honor society for social work, will accept applications from February 23, 2023, through March 10, 2023.

Criteria for Application


  • Social Work Major, with minimum cumulative GPA of 3.35 and social work GPA of 3.5
  • B or higher in all social work courses; minimum of 9 required social work hours


  • Completed 15 graduate hours in social work with minimum social work GPA of 3.8
  • Achieved a B or Higher in all Graduate Social Work Courses

If you are interested in becoming a part of the Xi Sigma and meet eligibility criteria, please complete the application below by November 1st. If you do not yet meet criteria, or are not graduating until the next semester or year, we accept applications in the spring and fall semesters, typically March and November.

Please contact Kalea Benner, kaleabenner@uky.edu, with any questions.

We hope that you will consider joining!

The Xi Sigma Chapter Application will re-open for submissions in late February 2024. Thank you.