PTK chapters served more than 250,000 members in 2019, but even more students are eligible for membership. These students aren’t just missing out on key benefits; engagement on campus has been proven to increase the chances of degree completion.
International President and Returning Citizen
International President Delaware Technical Community College – Wilmington Campus, Delaware
The Beta Psi Omicron Chapter in South Dakota put Phi Theta Kappa in all 50 states.
The Beta Chi Upsilon Chapter at Bermuda College added another country to PTK’s international roster.
Four colleges in Jamaica chartered new chapters this year.
After 60 years, the Alpha Chapter at Stephens College in Missouri — one of the original eight founding chapters — was reactivated and began inducting members.
Now in our third year of Golden Opportunity membership scholarships, we have raised $700,000 to help students who cannot afford the cost of membership.
In January, we received a three-year $440,000 grant from the Woodward Hines Education Foundation (WHEF) to fund Golden Opportunity scholarships to more than 6,000 high-need students in Mississippi. WHEF previously funded 750 Golden Opportunity scholarships waivers and saw a 97% student success rate among recipients. Read more.