Founded in 1897, Phi Kappa Phi is the nation's oldest, largest, and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines with more than 1 million members into its ranks. It chapters are on more than 300 campuses in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Phillppines. Each year, approximately 30,000 members are initiated.
Phi Kappa Phi is one of the oldest and most respected academic honor societies. The first members of Ball State's chapter of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi were inducted in October, 2003. You may find additional information about the Society at its national website at http://www.phikappaphi.org/.
Membership is by invitation only to the top 7.5 percent of second-semester juniors and the top 10 percent of seniors and graduate students. You do not need to be a Ball State University Honors College student to receive an invitation or be a member of Phi Kappa Phi. Membership is open to ALL Ball State University students and graduate students meeting Phi Kappa Phi membership requirements as listed. Because Phi Kappa Phi is highly selective, membership is a stamp of excellence that is recognized by graduate and professional school admissions committees and employers alike.
Phi Kappa Phi Scholarship & Award Opportunities
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi's ongoning commitment to excellence is reflected in its scholarships and awards programs. $1 million is awarded each biennium to outstanding students. Phi Kappa Phi members and chapters through the Society's various awards competitions: the Fellowship, Phi Kappa Phi Scholar & Artist, Study Abroad Grants , and Love of Learning. To read a summary of all the programs, Scholarship Summary.
Applications are evaluated based on numerous factors. Please contact any Phi Kappa Phi local officer or visit the Phi Kappa Phi website if you are interested in applying for any of these opportunities. Deadlines are approached so please check each one individually.
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