Phi Lambda Beta- Portuguese Honor Society


Phi Lambda Beta is a national honor society composed of undergradaute and graduate students who have shown outstanding achievement in the study of Portuguese langauge, culture and literature. Students are selected each year from eligible candidates to become initiated.


Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Completed a minimum of 18 semester credit hours of college Portuguese, including 3 semester hours of a course in literature, culture or civilization.
  2. Students who have completed 15 credits and are taking their last 3 credits this semester, can apply for the PLB.
  3. 3.25 GPA or better in Portuguese courses and a 2.75 or better cumulative GPA.
  4. Completed at least 3 semesters of college coursework.

Transfer students are eligible to apply if they have taken Portuguese in their previous institution and comply with the PLB requirements listed above. Please submit both Rutgers and previous school unofficial transcripts when applying.


Electronic Application Submission
FALL 2018 Application - CLOSED
Please check back in January 2019 for information about the Spring 2018 application.


Graduation Cords
Cords can be ordered directly from the AATSP store website.

Upcoming Events

29 Nov 2018;
09:50AM - 11:10PM
Film & Lecture: Experiemental Film from Latin America
03 Dec 2018;
08:00PM - 09:00PM
Spanish Conversation Practice
06 Dec 2018;
08:00PM - 10:00PM
Jueves de Cine: Una Mujer Fantastica


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