Why join?

Why Join Tau Beta Pi?

Tau Beta Pi recognizes exceptional engineers and students who have high scholastic accomplishments and exemplary character. Membership also offers unique and valuable leadership opportunities and a chance to interact with peers from all engineering disciplines. Tau Beta Pi membership is for life and by becoming a member of this honor society, you join others with similar interests and high achievements. Details on the benefits and reasons to join this highly regarded organization with thousands of distinguished members appear below.

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Benefits of Membership

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Fellowships & Scholarships

Each year, the Association awards 30 Fellowships of $10,000 to students for one year of graduate study in any discipline of engineering. At least 250 Scholarships of $2,000 are awarded to members for their senior year of study in engineering.

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Awards & Recognition

Each year, Tau Beta Pi recognizes Distinguished Alumni, McDonald Mentor, Outstanding Advisor, and Laureates for contributions to the Association and the engineering community.

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Professional Development

Tau Beta Pi's own award-winning Engineering Futures Program trains alumni to present interactive seminars on teamwork, problem-solving, ethics, inclusion, management, and interpersonal and presentation skills to nearly 4,000 engineering students annually.

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The Bent magazine

This quarterly publication is a powerful voice for the engineering profession and an advocate for recognizing significant engineering contributions. A 4-year subscription is included in the one-time membership fee.

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Networking & Mentoring

Tau Beta Pi is the largest honor society and includes all majors, with 248 collegiate chapters and 40+ alumni chapters across the country. Students are encouraged to attend one of the 16 District Conferences to interact with other engineering students and gain advice from alumni in different industries through panel presentations and discussions.

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Career Assistance

The Convention hosts a Grad School & Corporate Recruiting Fair and puts resumes in front of major companies and top schools. Post a resume and browse thousands of jobs on the Association's job board. Members also receive automatic entry-level advancement of U.S. Government applicants to GS-7.

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Convention

More than 500 members gather annually to conduct the Association's business through committee work and practicing Robert's Rules of Order. Other activities include personal and professional development, chapter management instruction, & networking events. See images

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Member Benefits
& Loans

Check out discounts including Dell, GEICO, PPI, travel, hotel, and more. Browse our job board and network across our social media platforms. Student loans of up to $2,500 are available for tuition.

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