Why Join Phi Kappa Phi?

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Congratulations! If you have been invited to accept membership in The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, it means that you have been recognized for your accomplishments and character. Membership in the Society is earned, and you should be proud to be recognized through your academic endeavors. But why join Phi Kappa Phi?

The Honor Society Caucus

Honor societies are not all the same. Phi Kappa Phi is a member of the Honor Society Caucus, a consortium of the most prestigious honor societies in the country. The Honor Society Caucus also includes Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Beta Kappa, and Sigma Xi.

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Highly Selective Membership

Limited membership is offered to the top 7.5% of second-semester juniors and top 10% of seniors and graduate students.

Upperclass, Graduate Student Focus

Membership recognizes those who prove to be strong scholars throughout their academic careers.

Extensive Global Community

With more than 1.5 million members inducted since 1897, the Society includes scholars and professionals in just about every discipline imaginable.

Academic Recognition

During their initiation ceremony, new members receive a personalized membership certificate and the official Phi Kappa Phi pin. New members can also opt to send a personalized press release announcing their initiation. 

Award Opportunities

Members are eligible to apply for nearly $1 million in awards each year. The awards range from $35,000 Fellowships for graduate school to $500 Love of Learning grants for continuing education and professional development.

Benefits of Membership

Beyond the recognition and award opportunities available to active members, the Society offers numerous benefits and resources to assist members throughout their academic and professional lives. Active members can access exclusive discounts from more than 25 corporate partners, including AT&T, Dell, GEICO and Enterprise, and take advantage of exclusive career and internship resources. Plus, the Society's global focus allows members to make use of networking opportunities available from every corner of the world!

Real Member Testimonials

Don't just take our word for it. Click here to read what our members have to say about their involvement with Phi Kappa Phi or listen to real members describe how Phi Kappa Phi has touched their lives in the videos below.

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi