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Philomathes Society Membership


  • Bridgewater College faculty must have at least one year of service to the College
  • Bridgewater College students must have:
  • completed 30 credit hours,
  • a 3.4 cumulative GPA or higher,
  • satisfactory grades in convocation attendance
  • and be in good standing with the college.


  • Dues are $35 annually
  • Checks should be made payable to: Philomathes Society
  • Checks should be sent to
    • Dr. Kim Bolyard
      Box 129
      402 E. College St.
      Bridgewater, VA 22812
  • Membership inquiries should be directed to

Benefits for Student Members when dues are paid in full...

  • Admittance to two banquets annually, one in the fall and one in the spring
  • Eligibility for membership in Alpha Chi - National Honor Society
    The BC chapter of Alpha Chi is advised by Dr. Stephen Baron
  • Eligibility for one of two $300 scholarships awarded annually
  • Opportunities to share your research or other scholarship with students and faculty
  • Opportunities to demonstrate College leadership in the academic arena
  • Opportunities to join other scholarly students and faculty in fun and educational social events
  • Access to the Philomathes Society page on Moodle, where students and faculty will discuss scholarly topics and plan Society events - Click here to go to the Moodle Log-in Page