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Membership Eligibility Criteria

Undergraduate Students

All undergraduate students selected for induction to SALUTE must meet the following criteria:

1. Be currently enrolled as a student and have a minimum of 12 course credits;

2. Qualify as military/veteran student under locally-derived and maintained definitions. Applicant must submit a DD-214 Member 4 copy that displays the character of service (honorable discharge).  Applicants currently serving on active duty or in the Guard or Reserves must submit a copy of orders for their current duty assignment. These documents and unofficial transcripts should be submitted to the SALUTE Chapter Director.

3. Possess a cumulative GPA at A&M-Texarkana according to the tiers listed below.

    • Alpha Tier GPA: 3.75 – 4.00
    • Bravo Tier GPA: 3.50 – 3.74
    • Charlie Tier GPA: 3.25 – 3.49
    • Delta Tier GPA: 3.00 – 3.24

Grade Point Averages may not be rounded; GPA tiers are determined based on your cumulative GPA. GPAs can be proven by submitting unofficial transcripts to the SALUTE Chapter Director.

4. Have served or currently be serving in the military, National Guard, or reserves. If no longer serving, have been honorably discharged from service. 

5. Maintain the highest ethical standards as defined by being in “good standing” as a student.

Graduate Students

Inducted graduate students will be classified as SALUTE Gold Members. To qualify as a Gold Member, the student must have completed 9 semester/quarter hours of graduate work or the equivalent, and must have at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA. There are no tier levels for grad students. Graduate students must also abide by the membership eligibility criteria 2, 4, and 5 above.

Upward Mobility

Undergraduate members are encouraged to move up to the next higher tier level as their GPA increases. Visit the Tier Movement Process page to learn more or apply to move tiers.

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