Step #1. Each ACAPT member institution will be responsible for creating their own process for nominating, reviewing, selecting, and honoring inductees.
Step #2. Individual ACAPT member institutions shall either create a specific internal committee, or utilize a current selection committee, to receive and review all student application materials for the National Student Honors Society. Institutions are encouraged to use the rubric shown below in their selection process.
IMPORTANT NOTE: To be inducted into the National Student Society, all students must register and complete an ACAPT online application first and submit it to their chair/director. Students who have not completed an application cannot be inducted.
Step #3. All student submissions should be screened to ensure the applicant packet is complete, and based on the criteria established by ACAPT for each category (Academic, Service, Research, Leadership).
Step #4. Students selected to be inducted into the National Student Honors Society are presented to the chair/director of the ACAPT member institution for final endorsement.
Step #5. The chair/director of the ACAPT member institution will submit the names of students to be inducted into the ACAPT National Student Honors Society. To do this, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "National Student Honor Society Inductee(s) Selected". Include the student's first and last name, the email address they used in their application, and their institution. Please also confirm the program's mailing address and person who should receive the mailing as well as the date by which you need the certificates and lapel pins as part of a ceremony to honor the inductees. Please note the timeline for this process here.
Step #6. The ACAPT member institution may notify the inductees in whatever manner deemed appropriate.
Note: Should students or their institution wish to purchase honor cords for their inductees to wear, then they should be sure to use the colors for the Delta Phi Tau Honor Society, which are Teal and Gold in a single cord. Honor cords purchased are the expense of the student or institution.