"The purpose of Phi
Theta Kappa shall be to recognize and encourage scholarship among
two-year college students. To achieve this purpose, Phi Theta Kappa
shall provide opportunity for the development of leadership and
service, for an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and
ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars, and for stimulation of
interest in continuing academic excellence."
To be eligible for membership:
- you must be enrolled in a regionally accredited institution
offering an associate degree program;
- you must have completed at least 12 hours of coursework that
may be applied to an associate degree (part-time students may be
- you must generally have a grade point average of 3.5;
- you must receive an invitation to membership from the chapter
at the college where presently enrolled;
St. John’s University offers an additional $2,000 scholarship to
transfer students who are active participants in Phi Theta Kappa.
They must show proof of membership prior to the decision in order
to be awarded this scholarship.
To inquire about hosting induction ceremonies or to get more
information on the Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship, contact Gina M.
Kilian at firstname.lastname@example.org.