The Application (see link under Step 2) is for the following three types of membership:
Initial Membership. A person may attain initial membership, if the person has completed 12 semester units of college work in a maximum of 3 semesters at any recognized institution of higher education and has both a current and a cumulative minimum grade point average of 3.0.
Temporary Membership. All life members of the California Scholarship Federation and those who graduated with a minimum G.P.A of 3.5 at the high school level shall be invited to become temporary members during their first semester in the community college and shall have, upon payment of dues, all the privileges of membership except that of holding office.
Continuing Membership. An initial or temporary member may attain continuing membership by: (1) achieving for the previous semester not less than a 3.0 G.P.A. in courses of recognized college standing and (2) maintaining a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 or better in courses of recognized college standing.
See the AGS Bylaws for more information and for other types of membership.