Eta Sigma Delta is a prestigious international society that recognises exceptional academic achievement among hospitality and tourism students. Established in 2002, the SHTM branch is administered by the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education.
Student members of Eta Sigma Delta distinguish themselves in the eyes of educators, recruiters and industry executives. The society also provides a network system of over 90 chapters for outstanding students to exchange information and ideas, and participate in campus activities, fund-raising and voluntary programmes. With chapters providing tutoring and other forms of academic support, the chapters serve as a stimulus for students to strive for academic excellence.
Students must meet the following criteria to be eligible for membership of Eta Sigma Delta:
- Completion of 50% of the credit hours required for graduation
- Cumulative GPA of at least 3.5
- Agree to uphold the values of excellence, leadership, creativity, service and ethics