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Deadline to apply is February 16, 2018


  • Foster a greater sense of community within the aspects of international education at Ramapo College of New Jersey
  • Recognize the outstanding achievements of Ramapo students and faculty within the context of international education
  • To promote the integration of international education into mainstream Ramapo academic activities


The Zeta Zeta Chapter of the Phi Beta Delta Honor Society at Ramapo College recognizes academic excellence of its members who exemplify the international education pillar of Ramapo College, whether through study abroad programs, work/internships abroad, as an international student or scholar, or as faculty with scholarly achievements related to international themes. The chapter is a focal point for international exchange and mobility, as well as a venue for internationally-focused academic work.

Benefits – Awards & Publications


Membership in Phi Beta Delta qualifies students to apply for and nominate others for a number of awards that include a monetary stipend and free participation in the annual national conference. Details of the awards can be found here:


As a member of Phi Beta Delta, students will have the opportunity to submit work for presentation at the annual conference as well as for publication in the Society’s scholarly journal, International Research and Review. For more information on Phi Beta Delta’s publications, please follow this link:

Criteria for Selection

Students inducted will be selected by a committee consisting of the Assistant Director of International Education, who serves as the Advisor of the Zeta Zeta Chapter and a volunteer staff member.

Eligibility Requirements

  • 3.25 overall GPA
  • minimum 32 college credits completed
  • significant international experience at the college-level
    • Study Abroad
    • International Alternative Spring Break Program
    • Internationally-focused internship/Co-op
    • Internationally-focused volunteer experience
    • International student @ Ramapo College

Additional Requirements

  • Continued dedication to inter-nationality and multiculturalism following their experiences (as demonstrated on a submitted resume)
  • Completion of a brief essay (2-3 pages) reflecting on their experiences and how it has impacted their academic work and professional/career goals.
  • Payment of the annual dues of $50 will be paid to the National Office of Phi Beta Delta (every year following will be $15 per year).




The website of the national organization:

For more information, contact:

Kate Lamanna
PBD Faculty Advisor & Assistant Director of International Education
(201) 684-7463