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The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Allied Health Student Handbook 2021-2022

10.2 - Alpha Epsilon Lambda

Alpha Epsilon Lambda (AEL) is a national honor society for graduate and professional students which recognizes academic excellence and leadership.  The mission of Alpha Epsilon Lambda is to:

  • confer distinction for high achievement,
  • promote leadership development,
  • encourage intellectual development and promote scholarship,
  • enrich the intellectual environment of graduate education institutions, and
  • encourage high standards of ethical behavior.

The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center received its Charter in 1994.  Minimum requirements for graduate student membership in the society include:

  • current enrollment in a degree granting program in the Graduate College
  • doctoral students at or near completion of all didactic coursework and successful completion of qualifying exams
  • master's students who have completed  20 hours toward the degree
  • grade point average placing you in the top 35% of master's and doctoral students within each individual college
  • record of leadership and service to graduate students, graduate student organizations, and/or community service organizations.

For additional information about AEL, go to their website.

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