BGS Lifetime Membership Eligibility


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Our members are the top 10% of undergraduate students, top 20% of graduate students and all doctoral candidates that have successfully defended their dissertation at an AACSB accredited business school. AACSB accredits just 5% of schools worldwide assuring that BGS members belong to an organization synonymous with the highest standards of academic excellence. 

Transfer students must have completed a minimum of one full year of full-time work (or its equivalent in course work) in the business unit in which the chapter is located.

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Faculty and professors who have earned a doctorate from an AACSB accredited institution, tenured business faculty or those who have taught for 6 years on a non-tenured track. Administrators including deans/directors, academic vice presidents, presidents and chancellors. Chapter Advisors can qualify for honorary membership if not otherwise eligible (letter from dean required).