Becoming A Member

The members of our noble and esteemed Fraternity are always looking for men with a distinguished portfolio of professional achievement, community service, and personal development. Membership in Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity is by invitation only. In order to be considered for membership, interested men must submit an application packet for review by our membership team. Our membership team will examine your qualifications, background and character.

The membership intake process is conducted by certified intake members whose principle task is to provide guidance and impart knowledge about the Fraternity to potentials who are selected to participate in our Membership Intake Process.  Additionally, the Membership Intake Team’s ultimate goal is to create a viable member through the instilment of a lifelong commitment to brotherhood, professional achievement and the thirst for service through individual and collective works.

If you are interested in membership we suggest that you contact a member of the chapter so that you can be contacted by the Chairman of the Membership Committee.

As an interested individual, you should be aware that there will be membership assessments and fees in addition to gathering the information and materials listed below:

  • A completed Membership Application
  • Provide a copy of your college degree or college transcript
  • Complete a Hold Harmless Form
  • Letters of recommendation vouching for your character
    • Two letters from professionals
    • One letter from a financial member of our Fraternity
  • Your personal statement of interest
  • Membership fees/assessments

Transfer/Reactivate

Would You Like to Transfer or Reactivate Your Membership?
Transferring or reactivating your membership is simple. Please use the following steps:
Download the Transfer/Reactivation Form from the National Website or fill out the one attached below.
Make your check payable to Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. or complete the Credit Card Authorization attached below. A list of fees can be found below.
Mail the completed information to:

Theta Lambda Sigma Chapter
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.
<Insert mailing address here>

(Link to Transfer/Reactivation Form)    (Link to Credit Card Authorization Form)   (Link to 2016 Membership Assessments/Fees)

Recent Graduates

Are You are a Recent Graduate Interested in Transferring?
If you are a brother who recently graduated from undergraduate school and would like to transfer into Theta Lambda Sigma Chapter here are a few incentives that might assist in your transition:

The 1st and 2nd year after transferring into the alumni chapter you are exempt from chapter assessment.
The 3rd year you will pay 50% of the chapter assessment.
The 4th year you will be responsible for paying 100% of the chapter assessment.

 

The membership process does not include hazing and the training is conducted in a classroom setting. Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Hazing Policy.