Who Can Apply?

Undergraduates who have completed at least 75 hours and graduate students of any level may apply for membership.

When Are Applications Released?

Applications are released near the beginning of each semester.

How Long Does The Process Take?

The application entails a two-page essay detailing the applicant’s significant contribution to UT, a résumé, and a list of five references.

What Kind of References Are Needed?

The best references are those who can comment firsthand on the applicant’s significant contributions to UT.

Is there a GPA Requirement?


How Many Members Are Admitted Each Semester?

There is no quota. However, on average and depending on the quality of the applicants, 8–12 new initiates are tapped each semester.

How Long Has Friars Been Around?

Since 1911