University of Kentucky

You are invited to join our community of great minds.

Join Now! Be prepared to complete your registration at one time. You will be required to enter the access code from your invitation, number of guests for the ceremony (if applicable), and credit card payment.
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi extends invitations to a highly select group of the best and brightest students and faculty on your campus. Join now to be recognized for your outstanding academic achievements and to gain access to career and networking opportunities, grants and awards, and exclusive partner services and discounts.

Contact

ON CAMPUS:

C. Lynn Hiler 
clynnhiler@uky.edu
For questions regarding the initiation ceremony, if you lost your access code, if you have not received your certificate and pin, or if you have missed the deadline.

AT HEADQUARTERS:

Kam Lubben
klubben@phikappaphi.org
For problems with online registration or if you have not received an email confirmation at least one business day after completing registration. Please first be sure to check your spam filter for the confirmation email.

2017 Deadlines

November 1

Online registration will close at 11:59 p.m. CST on November 1st. If you were invited to join and you miss the deadline, please email any late registration questions to clynnhiler@uky.edu

November 16

Induction Ceremony and Reception
E.S. Goodbarn, University of Kentucky
Check in: 5:45 p.m.
Begins: 6:00 p.m.
You may bring 2 guests

If you do not attend the ceremony: After the ceremony date, please pick up your new member materials from the Chellgren Center, 224 Funkhouser Building.

These items can be mailed to you for a $5 postage fee which must be paid during registration. Please choose the "I will not attend the initiation ceremony" option during enrollment. You will be charged the $5 postage fee and your new member materials will be mailed to you after the ceremony date.

Phi Kappa Phi Facts

Phi Kappa Phi provides $1 million in grants and awards each biennium to outstanding students and members.

Membership is by invitation to the top 7.5% of juniors with at least 72 credit hours and the top 10% of seniors and graduate students at member-campuses. Faculty, professional staff, and alumni who have achieved scholarly distinction also may be eligible for membership.

Founded in 1897 at the University of Maine, Phi Kappa Phi was created to honor excellence in all academic disciplines. 

The Society's motto is "Let the love of learning rule humanity."

Notable alumni include former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, best-selling novelist David Baldacci, Grammy Award-winning soprano Renée Fleming, YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley, and NASA astronaut Wendy Lawrence.

Phi Kappa Phi hosts chapters at more than 300 colleges and universities across the U.S. plus a few abroad. 

Explore Grant & Award Opportunities

Phi Kappa Phi's ongoing commitment to excellence is reflected in its grants and awards programs.

Discover Member Benefits

Phi Kappa Phi offers numerous benefits that can assist members throughout their academic and professional lives.

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