• Why Join?

  • Benefits

    Being a member of Phi Theta Kappa is more than just a badge of honor. Membership benefits can help you fund your education, obtain useful career and academic resources, and build on your academic success through innovative programs:

    • Opportunities to develop research and servant-leadership skills by participating in Honors in Action program
    • Special benefits and member discount offers from Phi Theta Kappa Corporate Partners such as GEICO and Bank of America


    Want to build a strong resume? As a member you have the opportunity to serve as a leader both on campus and off campus.

    • Develop workplace/soft skills
    • Attend regional and international conferences
    • Work with college leaders on chapter activities
    • Gain effective methods for setting goals
    • Build strong relationships with administration


    Accept Phi Theta Kappa membership and you'll get free access to the most extensive online benefits available to two-year college honor. Here's a sample:

    • $36 million in scholarships for members only
    • Get Connected Scholarships
    • Leaders of Promise Scholarships
    • All-USA Academic Team Scholarship
    • All-USA Academic Team Recognition
    • Associate Degree Scholarships
    • Bachelor’s Degree Scholarships


    • If you are a Phi Theta Kappa member in good standing, you may wear the Golden Honor Stole, Tassel and Key Medallion during the commencement ceremony.
    • If your Mt. Hood Community College cumulative grade point average is 3.65 or higher at the end of winter quarter, you may also wear the Honor Cords.
    • The Phi Theta Kappa gold diploma seal will be affixed to your Mt. Hood diploma, and membership will be noted on your transcript.
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