Benefits of Membership

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The National Beta Club is the largest independent, non-profit, educational youth organization in America. Since 1934, The National Beta Club has awarded students national recognition for their high academic achievement while equipping them to be the leaders of tomorrow. National Junior Beta is divided into two divisions: Elementary Division 1 includes grades 4-5 and Junior Division 2 includes grades 6-8. National Senior Beta includes grades 9-12.

There are no charter or affiliation fees to establish a National Beta Club. Members pay a fee of $15 (per division).

Students receive

  • Certificate of membership

  • Membership card

  • Membership lapel pin

  • Recognition for achievement in a prestigious national organization

  • Opportunity to attend and compete at state and national conventions (where available)

  • Opportunity to attend the Beta Broyhill Leadership Conference

  • Opportunity to attend a National Beta Club Regional Leadership Summit (where available)

  • Opportunity to be nominated for over $265,000 in National Beta Club college scholarships (for graduating seniors)

  • Letter of acknowledgement of membership (for Beta Alumni)

Sponsors receive

  • Sponsor pin

  • Access to the sponsors’ only section of The National Beta Club website which contains video tutorials, tips and ideas to help govern the club, membership information, all necessary forms, a sponsor forum to connect with other Beta Club sponsors, and much more.

  • Personal, toll-free assistance available year-round from The National Beta Club office

  • Character Counts! discounts and benefits

  • Years of service awards

  • Subscription to sponsor e-newsletter

Schools receive

  • Free invitational material

  • Official charter and roster

  • Diploma seals for graduating senior members

Added Bonus!

The National Beta Club is a coalition member with Character Counts! This is the most widely used approach to character education in the nation's schools, districts, and communities.

  • Sponsors and members will be able to implement character education lessons in their Beta Club activities.

  • Sponsors have access to a number of character education resources and ideas.

  • Sponsors receive discounts on resource items and training seminars.


Recognizing and honoring high academic achievement


Preparing young people for life and empowering them to be successful


Developing the leaders of tomorrow


Demonstrating our motto: Let Us Lead by Serving Others

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