The National Society of Leadership and Success

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The National Society of Leadership and Success
limited liability company (LLC)[1][2]
Industry Higher education
Founder Gary Tuerack
Headquarters Hoboken, New Jersey, USA
Number of locations
Chapters at 475 campuses
Website Official Website

The National Society of Leadership and Success (also known as Sigma Alpha Pi) is a student leadership honor society founded in 2001,[3] providing a leadership development program, speaker broadcasts, scholarships and awards.[2] As of April 2015, the Society had 463,344 members, as well as chapters on more than 475 college campuses.[4] It is headquartered in Hoboken, New Jersey.[2]

Activities[edit]

Charity work[edit]

Chapters of the Society participate in charitable events, such as donation of toys[5][6] and food.[6][7][8]

Scholarships and awards[edit]

The National Society of Leadership and Success provides scholarships to its members.[9][10] In Fall 2014, NSLS awarded a total of $48000 to 28 members. Awards ranged from $500 to $5000.[11]

Controversy[edit]

According to an article in a University of Connecticut publication, a few parents of college students have expressed concern about the organization's fees and for-profit status. However, the same article notes that both for-profit and non-profit honor societies charge fees.[12]

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