If you are accepted into Beta Alpha Psi, you must meet certain requirements in order to move up in standing and to be qualified to reapply in subsequent semesters. Every new student will begin as a Candidate. If you complete the required participation activities as a Candidate, you will become an Initiate during your following semester in Beta Alpha Psi. If you complete the required participation activities during your Initiate semester, you will be initiated as an official Member of Beta Alpha Psi at the end of your Initiate semester. The requirements are as follows:
Beta Alpha Psi prides itself in professionalism, dedication, and responsibility. BAP members shall make a commitment to attend the required participation hours that he/she signs up for and all mandatory events. Failure to meet requirements are grounds for expulsion from BAP. Strikes will be given to those who:
Beta Alpha Psi has a 3-Strike Policy. Students who receive 3-strikes in a given semester will be expelled from Beta Alpha Psi.
Every semester students who go above and beyond the required participation will be honored as a Superior Student during the Awards Banquet. They are considered the top BAP students for the semester. To achieve Superior Status, BAP students must complete the required participation activities seen above. Superior students will receive recognition during the Awards Banquet, a certificate recognizing Superior Status, and a gift from the chapter.
BAP students have the opportunity to receive scholarships at the end of the semester. The top 3 initiates/members, according to total BAP Hours, will receive a scholarship. The scholarship amounts are as follows:
In addition, the Candidate with the most hours completed will receive a scholarship.
Scholarships are awarded during the Awards Banquet at the end of the semester.