Candidates shall receive their membership, by applying to The Mountain View College Chapter of the Society and meet the criteria, only those who attain its standards of high academic scholarship in Spanish and other subjects, or who give evidence of professional merit, proficiency, or distinction. The only basis of selection shall be the character and the scholastic or professional record of the candidate, and a genuine interest in things Hispanic. Membership shall be conferred in strict accordance with the standards of the Association of College Honor Societies.
Each active applicant shall pay the national membership fee to be initiated. The membership certificate and the insignia shall be presented during the initiation ceremony (Mandatory).
Active Membership: Students are selected on the basis of high scholarship in general and a certain high level of attainment in the academic study of Spanish. Specifically, they must meet the following requirements:
- Each must have studied at least one semester of Spanish or the equivalent thereof at the college which grants membership, with a minimal grade-point average of 3.00 on a scale where "A" is assigned a value of 4.00, "B" a value of 3.00, etc.
- The student must have a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.00 (in Spanish) on a scale where "A" is assigned a value of 4.00, "B" a value of 3.00, etc.
Inactive membership: Students interested but have not completed at least one semester of Spanish at a college level. Student must still meet the high scholarship in general and a certain high level of attainment in the academic study of Spanish criteria.
Sigma Delta Mu Application Form