Member Benefits Highlights – December 2016

Dec 6, 2016

We’re spreading holiday cheer! Don’t miss out on these exclusive discounts, including two new benefits, available to members throughout December. *New Benefit
Phi Kappa Phi members are invited to apply for the DCInternships summer and semester programs based in Washington, D.C. Sponsored by The Fund of American Studies, each program includes academic credit through George Mason University, an internship placement, furnished housing, guest lectures and site briefings as well as professional development and networking events.

Active members are eligible to receive one of three scholarships in the amount of $2,500 each program cycle. Applicants for these scholarships should apply before the priority deadline and must denote their Society membership within their online application materials. Members not selected for one of these three scholarships will be reviewed for awards from The Fund for American Studies' general scholarship fund. Click here to learn more about the programs, deadline information and how to apply.

Washington Internship Institute *New Benefit
The Washington Internship Institute’s semester-long academic internship program is carefully designed to provide students from the U.S. and abroad with practical, hands-on experience and academically rigorous courses emphasizing public service, leadership and professional development. Students from every field of study have successfully participated in rewarding internships that have helped them focus on and further their career goals.

Members of Phi Kappa Phi are eligible to receive a $500 scholarship for this program. Select Phi Kappa Phi on your Intern Profile and the Washington Internship Institute will use this information to verify your membership. Click here to learn more about the programs and application deadlines. 

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way to support Phi Kappa Phi every time you shop at—at no cost to you. When you shop using AmazonSmile, you’ll find the same low prices and selection with the added bonus that Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to Phi Kappa Phi. Click here to start your shopping today! And don’t forget to bookmark the AmazonSmile link to make it even easier to support the Society every time you shop on Amazon.

Preparing for the CPA exam in 2017? Apply for the 2017 Newton D. Becker Scholarship program offered by Becker Professional Education. The program will award more than $450,000 in CPA Exam Review Scholarships, including 40 full 4-part courses each valued at $3,393 and over 200 scholarships each valued at $1,697. To learn more about the program and how to apply, click here. Don’t forget! Phi Kappa Phi members can receive a $300 discount when registering for all four parts of the Becker CPA Review Course at the same time. Click here for more information.

Church Hill Classics
Looking to show off your Phi Kappa Phi pride? Frame your membership certificate with a customizable frame from Church Hill Classics. Choose from a variety of frame moldings, mat colors, and materials to create a frame that complements your home or office decor. In addition, you can find a frame to showcase your medallion, stole, or Phi Kappa Phi photos! Start designing today!

Take advantage of exclusive discounts from Dell on computers, accessories and much more! To start shopping, visit the Phi Kappa Phi – Dell Member Purchase Store. Please note your discount is automatically calculated and will appear in red at checkout. And click here to access exclusive monthly offers.

When you’re ready to shop for an Affordable Care Act compliant health plan, GetInsured makes it easy! Available through Mercer Consumer, GetInsured gives you simple, plain-language answers to your health insurance questions. Phi Kappa Phi members can take advantage of special rates and discounts from GetInsured. Open Enrollment is November 1, 2016 – January 31, 2017. If you’d like to speak with a licensed customer service agent about your needs, please call 1.844.654.4746. Be sure to mention your membership in The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. Click here to learn more about all of the insurance plans offered to Phi Kappa Phi members and apply online. To speak with a Mercer representative call 1-888-560-ALUM (2586).

Visa Rewards
Shop smart and earn cash back on purchases you’d make anyway. The Phi Kappa Phi Rewards Visa® gives cardholders cash-back on everyday purchases and offers extra points on special categories such as groceries and gas. Planning a vacation? You can also receive special perks on travel and entertainment. Other benefits include extra peace of mind and protection with travel accident insurance and emergency assistance services. Click here to learn more about the Phi Kappa Phi Rewards Visa® card.

Questions? Contact Jamie Chapman at or 800.804.9880, ext. 217.