Phi Theta Kappa is the only scholastic honor society recognized by the American Association of Community and Junior Colleges. Phi Theta Kappa recognizes and encourages scholarship, the development of leadership and service, and cultivates fellowship among students at Phoenix College and colleges throughout Arizona and the United States.
For more information on Phi Theta Kappa, log on to www.ptk.org
What are the membership requirements?
* To be eligible for membership you must enjoy full rights of citizenship of your country of origin
* Have completed 12 hours of coursework leading to a degree
* Have a GPA of 3.25 or higher.What are the benefits of membership?
Membership in Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society will open new doors for your academic journey. The organization offers a myriad of opportunities for scholarships, intellectual enrichment, and personal development through programs based on Phi Theta Kappa’s four hallmarks of:
As a member, you qualify for over $36 million in transfer scholarships to over 600 four-year colleges and universities as well as scholarships for your associate degree studies! Your academic excellence will also be recognized with the Golden Key Membership Pin, membership certificate and identification card, notation of membership on your diploma and transcripts and the privilege of wearing regalia at graduation that sets you apart as a Phi Theta Kappa member.
How do I become a member?
Membership applications are available on the Phoenix College Student Life and Leadership - Phi Theta Kappa website listed under Clubs and Organizations. Members pay a one-time membership fee of $75.00 (money order must be payable to Phoenix College-Phi Theta Kappa) which enrolls them in the organization on the local, regional and international levels. The membership application, fee, and unofficial transcript should be turned into Diana Mitchell in the Learning Center, located in the LC Building. You can reach Diana at 602.285.7476.
What is required to maintain membership: After induction, members must simply maintain a GPA of 3.0 to remain an active member.
Is participation a requirement?
Active participation in the chapter is not a requirement. There are no service activities required to maintain membership benefits. However, you will certainly want to consider the benefits of being an active member which include opportunities to increase your leadership skills, participate in service projects, as well as a myriad of fellowship and scholarship opportunities.