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All the latest information, news and stories to inspire and inform Phi Theta Kappa members

The No. 1 Reason You Should Become a Faculty Scholar

The No. 1 Reason You Should Become a Faculty Scholar

Thinking about applying to become a 2020 Faculty Scholar? Here’s the top reason you should go for it, courtesy of a former skeptic.
How to Transfer to a Highly Selective College with a Cooke Scholarship

How to Transfer to a Highly Selective College with a Cooke Scholarship

PTK member and Jack Kent Cooke Scholar Lara Meintjes shares her top tips for applying for the foundation’s prestigious Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship.
New Transfer Scholarship: Case Western Reserve University

New Transfer Scholarship: Case Western Reserve University

Learn more about the newest transfer scholarship exclusively for Phi Theta Kappa members: $20,000 a year to Case Western Reserve University in Ohio.
I AM PTK: Thomith Chin

I AM PTK: Thomith Chin

Having overcome extreme poverty growing up in Cambodia, PTK alumnus Thomith Chin is now at the University of Virginia and using his nonprofit, International Youth for a Better World, to train and support leaders and change-makers around the world.
New Leadership Development Studies Course is Here and Online Only

New Leadership Development Studies Course is Here and Online Only

The sixth edition of our nationally recognized Leadership Development Studies curriculum is more accessible than ever before — and it’s free for all PTK members.
Going Vegan? The Plant-Based Diet is in our Roots

Going Vegan? The Plant-Based Diet is in our Roots

Division 1 Vice President Jenna Santacroce has been a vegan for four years. The new “Impossible Whopper” brought her back to Burger King, and she hopes the trendy burger will bring more people back to the plant-based diet of our ancestors.
New England Region Hosts Free Leadership Conference

New England Region Hosts Free Leadership Conference

This new conference brought PTK’s Leadership Development curriculum to chapter officers, got new advisors more engaged with the Society, and helped all attendees get fired up for the fall semester.
New Transfer Scholarship: Hunter College

New Transfer Scholarship: Hunter College

Learn more about the newest transfer scholarship exclusively for Phi Theta Kappa members: $1,500 to Hunter College in New York City.
11 of our Best Scholarship Application Tips

11 of our Best Scholarship Application Tips

Need money for school? Now is the time to apply! Just make sure you don’t make any of these common scholarship application errors.
Why We Offer Second Chances to Inmates

Why We Offer Second Chances to Inmates

As International President James Elliott attended a recent induction and graduation ceremony at Eastern Correctional Institution in Maryland, he was reminded yet again that he is not alone — that both an education and PTK membership can have a profound impact on an inmate’s life.