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Founded in 1897 at the University of Maine and headquartered in Baton Rouge, La., Phi Kappa Phi is the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline honor society. The Society has chapters on more than 300 college and university campuses in North America and the Philippines. Each year, Phi Kappa Phi inducts approximately 30,000 students, faculty and staff on its chapter campuses. The mission of the Society is "To recognize and promote academic excellence in all fields of higher education and to engage the community of scholars in service to others."

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Don't Miss Out! Submit Your Graduation Photo for a Chance to Win!

by Hannah Breaux | Jan 10, 2019

Calling all graduates! Did you wear your Phi Kappa Phi stole, medallion or honor cords at your recent graduation? If you have commencement photos showing your Phi Kappa Phi pride, share them with us for a chance to win an Amazon gift card and be featured in Society materials.

To enter, click here to submit your photo(s) by January 31. Please limit your submission to no more than five photos. High resolution images (JPEG or PNG) are preferred.

The first place winner will receive a $100 Amazon gift card, second place will receive a $50 Amazon gift card and third place will receive a $25 Amazon gift card.

Click here for more details including official rules and submissions from previous graduation photo contests.

If you have questions about the contest, contact Hannah Breaux at

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi