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Phi Theta Kappa




  • Associate, Bachelor's and Master's Scholarships to help you complete your degree
  • Access to more than $37 million in transfer scholarships
  • Experiences to make you more competitive for non-PTK scholarships
​Job skills

  • Letters of recommendation
  • Online courses to build skills employers want
  • Leadership experience for your resume

  • Membership pin and certificate
  • Opportunity to wear the Phi Theta Kappa honors regalia at commencement
  • Diploma seal
  • Notation of membership on your transcript
To be eligible for membership:
  • You must be enrolled in a regionally accredited institution offering an associate degree program.
  • You must have completed at least 12 hours of coursework that may be applied to an associate degree (part-time students may be eligible).
  • You must have a grade point average of 3.5.
  • You must receive an invitation to membership from the chapter at the college where presently enrolled.
  • You must adhere to the moral standards of the society.
Membership is based on superior academic achievement and is offered to eligible students by invitation. 

To be eligible for a provisional member:
  • You must be enrolled in a regionally accredited institution offering an associate degree program.
  • Must demonstrate academic excellence as defined by a GPA of 3.25 on all credits taken in high school.
  • Must adhere to the school conduct code and possess recognized qualities of citizenship.

Provisional members can actively engage in all PTK activities but are limited by the following:

  • Provisional members are not eligible to apply for scholarships
  • Provisional members are not eligible to serve as a chapter officer.
  • Provisional members are not eligible to vote on chapter, regional, or International matters.
  • Provisional members are not required to pay the International and regional membership fees until they qualify for full membership.

    Click here for the Provisional Member application
To be eligible for an alumni member:
  • ​Alumni members are members of the Society who are no longer enrolled in a two-year college.
  • Terminated their active membersip in good standing with a minimum of one year enrollment at the two-year college
  • Almuni members are entitled to all the provledges of full members except the right to vote or old office.
If you would like further information about becoming a member of Phi Theta Kappa, please contact one of the emails below:

Gloucester Campus
Shawn Rutter or Alejandra Valencia at [email protected]

Cumberland Campus
Shanice Ruiz, [email protected]

Gloucester; Cumberland