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Omicron Theta Chapter

The Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society has recognized academic excellence in the two-year college since 1918 and has become the largest and one of the most prestigious honor societies in higher education.  More than 1.2 million members have been inducted at 1,200 colleges in the United States, Canada, U.S. territorial possessions and military installations abroad.

To be eligible, you must be enrolled in a regionally accredited institution offering an associate degree program; you must have completed 15 hours of coursework with a grade point average of 3.5.  The organization offers a myriad of opportunities for scholarships, intellectual enrichment and personal development through programs based on Phi Theta Kappa's four hallmarks of Scholarship, Leadership, Service and Fellowship.

Phi Theta Kappa makes available $36 million in transfer scholarships to Phi Theta Kappa members annually.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships Include:

  • Guistwhite Scholarships
  • Guistwhite Finalist Awards
  • Exclusive Phi Theta Kappa scholarships - Leaders of Promise Scholarship

Phi Theta Kappa Affiliated Scholarships Include:

  • All-USA Academic Team
  • Citation Award
  • Reynolds Scholarships and the National Dean's List

Benefits of Membership Include:

  • The prestigious Golden Key lapel pin - long recognized as the symbol of academic excellence in two-year colleges
  • Gold-embossed personalized commemorative certificate of membership, a unique wallet size membership card providing instant verification of your Phi Theta Kappa affiliation
  • Opportunity for recognition as an All-State Academic Team member, and entry in Phi Theta Kappa's Transfer Database

For more information, contact Christine Storck in Student Union room 205, at or 410-777-2219.