Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (ΦΘΚ or PTK) is the international honor society of students attending open-access institutions and seeking associate degrees, bachelor's degrees, or other college credentials.

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For more than 100 years, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society has helped millions of high-achieving college students reach their full potential. We don’t just recognize their academic success; we give them opportunities to develop professional and leadership skills, earn scholarships, explore career paths — and make their worlds a lot bigger.

If you’re a college student considering membership, look around, get to know us, and learn more about the benefits and opportunities that await you.


  • Up to $90 million in scholarships to help you complete your associate, bachelor’s, even master’s degrees
  • Access to $46 million in transfer scholarships offered by nearly 800 four-year colleges and universities across the country
  • Awards specifically for career-bound students, including some field-specific opportunities that cover the cost of certification exam fees
  • Leadership and service experiences that will boost your resume, making you more competitive for both PTK and non-PTK scholarships

Transfer Success

  • Use PTK Connect to search for four-year colleges and universities that are transfer friendly and see the scholarships they offer community college students — including those exclusively for PTK members

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