Membership

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New Member Orientation

September 4 at Red Mountain 1:30 - 3:00 in PV-209 September 5 at S&D 1:30 - 3:00 in LB-145 September 12 at S&D 5:00 - 6:00 in LB-145

Regular Meetings

Southern & Dobson: Thursdays - 1:30pm - 3:30 pm LB-145
Red Mountain: Mondays - 2:00pm Mesquite Student Life Conference Room M200.

Membership empowers you with a competitive edge

  • Offers members opportunities to apply for nearly $90 million in scholarships opportunities from Phi Theta Kappa, partnering senior colleges, universities and foundations – a benefit unmatched by other honor societies.

Become a Member

Download and complete the PTK membership application.

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  • The Phi Theta Kappa Golden Key Membership Pin

  • A Phi Theta Kappa Membership Certificate and ID Card

  • Recognition during college induction ceremony

  • The official Seal of Phi Theta Kappa placed on your college diploma

  • Notation of membership on your college transcript

  • Recognition by wearing Phi Theta Kappa Commencement Regalia during college graduation and other official ceremonies

  • A Press Release announcing your academic achievement

  • Free enrollment in CollegeFish.org, a transfer and college completion planning tool
  • Free access to Five Star Competitive Edge, a personal and professional development plan for building marketable skills and an online portfolio

  • Free access to the Phi Theta Kappa Career Resource Center

  • Opportunity to be published in Phi Theta Kappa's anthology, Nota Bene

  • Opportunities to develop research and servant leadership skills by participating in Honors in Action programming in local chapter

  • Opportunity to become part of a network of over 3 million fellow scholars and servant leaders on more than 1,300 campuses worldwide

  • Increased pay grade for entry level federal jobs

  • Personalized letters of recommendation for scholarships and employment

  • Special benefits and offers from Phi Theta Kappa corporate partners

Do I Qualify?

  • Are You: currently enrolled in at least 1 credit hour, 100-level or above, at Mesa Community College?
  • Have You: completed 12 credit hours of course work over 100-level at a Maricopa Community College?
  • Do You: have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher?
  • If you can YES to these three questions - follow the application instructions below!

Application Options

Online

  • If you received an invitation, visit ptk.org/become-a-member
  • Click on the orange "Join" button and follow prompts to join and pay

Hard Copy

  • Download, complete and return the bottom portion of the PTK application.
  • A Phi Theta Kappa Advisor will verify eligibility
  • After verification:

Transfer Memberships

  • Are you transferring to Mesa Community College and want to transfer your Phi Theta Kappa membership as well? Contact your PTK representative.