Association of College Honor Societies


Chi Sigma Iota

Professional Counseling Honor Society

Fellowships, Internships, Grants

Admitted to ACHS: 2001

Founded at Ohio University, March 1985

No of Active Chapters: 290

Total Membership: 118000

Number of Regions: 5

Publications: The Exemplar (3 regular issues plus special issue biennially), The Journal of Counselor Leadership and Advocacy (2 issues annually)

Fellowships, Internships, Grants: 
Fellowship Program

  • Designed to prepare leaders for the counseling profession, 10 per year
  • Selection based on chapter nomination & leadership potential
  • Special leadership training programs at American Counseling Association Conference
Internship Program
  • Two individuals selected per year from among fellows
  • Serve as interns to CSI
  • Participate in CSI Executive Council meetings
  • Complete specific duties/projects for CSI
Chapter Grants
  • Intended to support activities in chapters that promote and recognize excellence in the areas of leadership, professional identity, advocacy, and scholarship
Excellence in Counseling Research grants
  • Intended to support and enhance the counseling profession through targeted support of research by CSI members
  • CSI Executive Council will, on an annual basis, determine funding priorities and issue a call for proposals to support research that will enhance the counseling profession
Clinical Research Grants
  • Developmental Counseling and Therapy (DCT) Grants: Research investigation that will test hypotheses, methods and techniques derived from DCT theory and practice
  • Funding is intended to support CSI members who have conducted research (within the past year) or plan to conduct research (within the next year) that addresses and incorporates the principles/assumptions of DCT
Chapter Rebate Grant
  • Chapters may receive a rebate each year for each currently active member in the chapter. Amounts vary per chapter but approximately $130,000 is distributed in total in this manner to support chapter activities.

For more information on Chi Sigma Iota grants and fellowships, see:

or contact Holly J. Hartwig Moorhead by email or at 336-841-8180

Keywords: counseling, leadership, professional identity, advocacy, scholarship, developmental counseling and therapy, DCT, clinical research

For all other reasons, contact:
Holly J. Hartwig Moorhead, Chief Executive Officer, P.O. Box 1829, Thomasville, NC 27360

Tel: (336) 841-8180  Fax: (336) 841-8180

Email: [email protected]  Website:

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Updated: 10/18/2017