Benefits and FAQs
What are the membership benefits?
Eligibility for exclusive Scholarship opportunities at four-year institutions worth 37 million dollars
National Deanís list nomination
Membership noted on transcript
Phi Theta Kappa Gold Key pin
Official gold-embossed certificate of membership
Gold seal on your diploma, recognizing and displaying your achievements
Enrollment in the Phi Theta Kappa transfer database
Potential nomination to the ALL-USA Academic Team ($50,000 in cash awards)
ďLeaders of PromiseĒ Scholarship opportunity benefiting members while they are enrolled in their two year institutions
Eligible for all Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships
Is the membership annual and how much will the fee be next year?
The membership is a lifetime membership and the $75 fee is only collected one time (upon induction).
What will be required of me if I join?
Nothing is required of our members. You can be as active as you want; itís entirely up to you. We will, however offer you services, activities, debates, conferences and more.
Phi Theta Kappa sounds like a Fraternity, what is it really?
It is NOT a Fraternity/Sorority. It is an Honor Society, which serves to recognize and encourage the academic achievement of the two-year college student and provide opportunities for individual growth and development.
If my GPA drops below 3.60 will I lose my membership?
The acceptable GPA after induction is 3.5. Even if your GPA falls below that you will still have at least one semester to bring it up again.
I canít come up with $75 for the membership fee, what now?
If you think you may have trouble with the membership fee donít let that stop you from receiving these benefits, please call 292-2533 or 292-2532. We can always work something out.
If you have any further questions feel free to stop by the Phi Theta Kappa office in 3-133 or the Office of Student Life and Leadership Development in 3-126. Or Room 5229 on the Damon City Campus.
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