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Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society

Today, with nearly 275+ institutional chapters throughout the United States, Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society presents institutions with a truly prestigious opportunity to recognize the special achievements of adults who accomplish academic excellence while facing competing interests of family, community, and work.

Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society is a nonprofit organization devoted to the advancement of scholarship and to the recognition of nontraditional students continuing their higher education. The Society was established in 1945-46 to honor superior scholarship and leadership in adult students.

Qualifications for membership include minimum 3.2 GPA, meeting the age requirement of 22 years of age or older and completing 24 hours or more at Missouri State University (with a minimum of 15 hours outside your major).  These college credits may not include transfer credits. All twenty-four credits must be taken through and graded at Missouri State University and must be included in the student’s cumulative GPA. At least twelve credits of student’s total credits should be earned in courses in Liberal Arts/Sciences, not including applied Arts/Sciences courses. Accepted transfer courses may be added to the 24 credits earned at Missouri State until the Liberal Arts/Sciences requirements are fully satisfied.

Student members shall be selected from the highest twenty percent of the students who have twenty-four graded credits and are matriculated in an undergraduate degree program.  Currently, membership is limited to undergraduate students over 22 seeking their first degree.

Alpha Sigma Lambda Scholarship

The local chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda offers a $250 scholarship during the fall and spring semesters. Members of Alpha Sigma Lambda with a minimum 3.2 GPA are eligible.

Scholarship Guidelines


  1. This scholarship will be awarded to an adult student seeking higher education.
  2. This scholarship is based on scholarship, leadership, and applicant's personal statement.
  3. The amount of the award is $250.
  4. A check will be mailed to the recipient of the award.


  1. Must be a member of the Eta Omega Chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda at Missouri State University.
  2. Must be 22 years of age or older. 
  3. Must have at least a 3.2 overall GPA.

To apply or for more information, call 417-836-4126 or toll-free: (877) 678-2005