Criteria for Membership

Juniors: 5 International Relations classes with a 3.6 GPA in the area and a 3.3 GPA overall
Seniors: 7 International Relations classes with a 3.5 GPA in the area and a 3.3 GPA overall

Admission to Sigma Iota Rho is open to all qualified students studying in any subfield of international relations - political science, history, international economy/business, literature/culture, etc. Study abroad course work and internship experience may also be considered for membership.
If accepted, a notation of your membership in Sigma Iota Rho will appear on your transcript by the end of May.


Click here for an application that you can print from your terminal. Applications are also available in room 7623 Haven Hall. All applications must be accompanied by a copy of your transcript (official or unofficial) which may be obtained at the transcript office in G255 Angell Hall during normal business hours. You may also obtain one via Wolverine Access. (If this doesn't work on your IBM, try using a Macintosh.)

Applications will be accepted from October 1 through February 4 during the academic year. Please submit the completed application form and your transcript to Lili Kivisto in 7623 Haven Hall. You may contact her if you have any questions at or 764-9598.

Once accepted into the honor society, new members are required to pay a one time fee of $25.00. Please make your check payable to Sigma Iota Rho and send to Sigma Iota Rho, 7623 Haven Hall, Ann Arbor, MI 48109