Members Only Scholarships


International Honor Society for the Two Year College

Scholarship Information

The Scholarship Programs Department administers and coordinates the Society's major scholarship initiatives and provides members with up-to-date scholarship information. Meet the Scholarship Programs Staff.

Resources for your Scholarship Opportunities:

  • Currently more than 650 colleges and universities in the District of Columbia, Canada, and London offer more than $36 million in transfer scholarships to Phi Theta Kappa members. See a list of institutions offering transfer scholarships in your state. To get the most up-to-date information on transfer scholarship opportunities, please visit the eScholarship Directory.
  • The All-USA Academic Team program annually recognizes three, 20-member "Teams" of outstanding two-year college students, offering stipends of $2,500 each to the top 20 students. All receive extensive national recognition through coverage in USA TODAY.
  • The top-scoring applicant for the All-USA Academic Team in each state is named a New Century Scholar. The New Century Scholars program is sponsored annually by the American Association of Community Colleges, The Coca-Cola Foundation, the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation, and Phi Theta Kappa.
  • First or second year community college students planning to continue their education at a two-year institution may be nominated by their college to apply for the $1,000 Coca-Cola Two-Year Colleges Scholarship administered by the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation. Find out more about Phi Theta Kappa's involvement with the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation.
  • Students nominated to the All-USA Academic Team are automatically named to the All-State Academic Team in participating states. All-State members receive special recognition including medallions, certificates and oftentimes stipends and scholarships.
  • The Guistwhite Scholarships awards twenty qualifying students scholarships of $5,000 each, for completion of baccalaureate degrees.
  • Leaders of Promise is the Society's first scholarship program available to members to be used during the time they are enrolled in their community colleges. A total of 30 scholarships of $1,000 each will be awarded based on applications submitted by members.
  • The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation grants The Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarships, the most generous scholarships ever offered to graduating community college students. The scholarship awards provide funding for tuition, room and board, books, and other required fees for the remainder of the Jack Kent Cooke Scholar's bachelor's degree, generally two years. Candidates for this scholarship must be nominated by their two-year institution in order to apply. The maximum available per student is $30,000 per year.

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  • Nota Bene, Phi Theta Kappa's literary honors anthology, annually publishes outstanding entries submitted by Phi Theta Kappa students. The author of the most outstanding submission will be presented with the Citation Scholarship, an award of $1,000. Four manuscripts will be chosen to receive Reynolds Scholarships, awards of $500 each. Find out more.
  • The number of scholarship opportunities continues to grow for community college students. Phi Theta Kappa members are leaders on college campuses both scholastically and in terms of campus and community involvement, making them excellent candidates for scholarships. Find out how to take advantage of these additional scholarship opportunities.