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Learn More About Nebraska Alpha

There are now collegiate chapters at over 230 U.S. colleges and universities, active alumnus chapters in 16 districts across the country, and a total initiated membership of 531,700.

What we do at Nebraska Alpha...
  • Hold regular meetings
  • Recognition awards:
    • Tau Beta Pi Distinguished Teaching Award
    • O.J. Ferguson Overall Outstanding Senior Award
  • Volunteering activities include:
    • Huskers Helping the Homeless
    • Mathcounts
    • Mentoring Engineering 10
  • Competition at E-Week
  • Professional Development activities include:
    • Engineering Futures sessions
  • Attend regional and national conventions

Eligibility Requirements

Undergraduate Students You must be in the top 1/8 of your junior class or top 1/5 of your senior class.
Graduate Students You must be in the top 1/5 of your class or obtain a letter of recommendation from your primary academic adviser. In either case, you must have completed at least 50% of your coursework including research.
Alumni You must have graduated in the top 1/5 of your class. This applies even if your school did not have a chapter at the time you graduated.
Practicing Engineers You must have achieved eminence in engineering as determined by Headquarters. If you graduated from a recognized engineering college, you must have practiced engineering for at least 10 years. If you graduated from a non-recognized engineering colleges or do not hold an engineering degree, you must have practiced engineering for at least 15 years. Candidates are usually recommended by members who know them.