Why Join Phi Kappa Phi?

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  • Highly Selective Membership: Limited membership is offered to the top performing second-semester juniors, seniors and graduate students.
  • Upperclass/Graduate Student Focus: Recognizes those who prove to be strong scholars throughout their academic careers.
  • Extensive Community: With more than 1.5 million members inducted since 1897, the Society includes scholars and professionals in just about every discipline imaginable.
  • Recognition and Rewards: New members attend an initiation ceremony on their campus and receive a personalized membership certificate and card and the official Phi Kappa Phi pin. They also may receive a personalized press release about their initiation. 
  • Résumé Enhancements: Phi Kappa Phi logo graphics and verification letters are available to highlight your membership in the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline honor society.
  • Award Programs: Members are eligible to apply for nearly $1 million in awards each year. The programs range from $35,000 Fellowships for graduate school to $500 Love of Learning grants for continuing education and professional development. 
  • Member Discounts: Corporate partners, such as AT&T, Dell, GEICO, and Lenovo, provide valuable discounts and services to members.


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.

Read what the Honor Society Caucus has to say about recognizing and joining an honor society of excellence.

The Perks of Membership

Beyond the recognition and grant and award opportunities, The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi offers numerous benefits that can assist members throughout their academic and professional lives. Our global focus on resources allows Phi Kappa Phi members to connect and network with one another from every corner of the world.

Learn more about the perks of Phi Kappa Phi membership.

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi