FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is SCLA?
The Society for Collegiate Leadership & Achievement (SCLA) is a multi-disciplinary honor society with 40,000+ members at 220+ colleges nationwide. We aim to maximize student potential through our powerful skill development platform, 550+ skills videos, a vibrant mentor and peer community, and internship and job opportunities.
SCLA offers a customized experience with 80+ certificates of training, practical exercises, exclusive webinars and events, and mentoring to help students develop skills and apply them in real-life situations.
What are the benefits?
Members have access to a proprietary experiential learning platform, 550+ skills videos, a vibrant mentor and peer community, and internship and freelance job opportunities.
SCLA offers a customized experience with 80+ certificates of training, practical exercises, exclusive webinars and events, and mentoring to help students develop skills and apply them to real-life situations. Read more about our benefits here!
Is there a fee?
Like other honor societies, we do have a membership fee. Our lifetime membership fee is $95. We do not have any other recurring fees.
How was i nominated? How are you affiliated with my university?
If you were nominated for membership, it means you meet our membership eligibility criteria and we have an on-campus chapter at your school.
What does my membership fee go to?
The SCLA membership fee funds the continual development of the following member benefits: experiential learning platform, 550+ skills videos, student community events, certification initiatives, and internship and career opportunities.
I cannot afford the $95 right now. Are there any other options?
We understand that many students have financial restrictions. We offer a 3-month payment plan for students who do not wish to pay the $95 fee outright. Once all payments have been received, students will receive complete membership access into the SCLA Honor Society. If this seems like an option that may work for you, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
How do i purchase my scla honor cord for graduation?
SCLA honor cords are available for members to purchase for $6 each plus shipping fees. If you’re interested in purchasing a cord, please contact us at email@example.com
How involved do i have to be?
The SCLA online platform is available 24 hours a day. We recognize that each student has a different schedule that can sometimes come with non-traditional hours. Our online platform is completely self-guided and all of our benefits are voluntary so that students can be engaged as their schedules permit.
Who are the Game Changers (mentors), and what will they do for me?
The SCLA asks top professionals to join our community of mentors. These successful leaders are innovators and visionaries in many industries. They dispense advice, help sharpen your skills, and open up their networks to you. Our mentors are easily accessible to SCLA members through our platform. You are free to contact and work with as many of our mentors as you would like as a member.
How does the program work?
Through our online development platform, we offer access to 550+ skill-based training videos, competency based certifications, exercises, exclusive webinars, and mentors to help students develop practical skills and apply them in real-life situations. Read more about our program.
May I apply for membership?
Online Membership allows eligible students to obtain the same honor and opportunities as members of on-campus chapters, including the personal online development platform, 550+ skill videos, webinars, connections to mentors, and members-only invitations to special events.