Academic Recognition

Membership in Phi Kappa Phi is a stamp of excellence recognized by graduate and professional school admissions and employers. There are many ways to proudly display your membership in the nation's oldest and most selective multidisciplinary collegiate honor society. 

New members are initiated at a ceremony on their campus and will receive:

  • An initiation certificate and the official Phi Kappa Phi pin
  • A personalized member card
  • Recognition by the Society for becoming a member and other achievements like earning a scholarship or becoming an officer
  • The privilege of wearing the Society’s medallion, honor cords and stole at your commencement

Recognition in Commencement Program.  New PKP members will have their name published in the SDSU commencement program.

Honors Council Scholarship. Students who are in all interdisciplinary honor societies (Phi Eta Sigma OR Tau Sigma and PKP, Mortar Board, Golden Key, and Phi Betta Kappa will also earn a $1,000 scholarship upon graduation).

Learn more about PKP member benefits on our national PKP website.


Phi Kappa Phi awards $1.4 million every two years to outstanding students, Phi Kappa Phi members and chapters. Learn more about which of our honors may be right for you.

Learn more on the national website about awards.

Career Resources

Phi Kappa Phi offers many resources to assist members in the development and advancement of their careers. From the Career Center, to the career guidance podcast series, we provide our members resources to jump-start their careers!

Learn more on the national website about career resources.

Internship Opportunities

Phi Kappa Phi has partnered many organizations that provide members the opportunity to apply for scholarships worth up to $2,500 for their internship programs. These programs provide individuals with opportunities to explore career options, while enhancing their leadership development potential. 

Learn more on the national website about internship opportunities.


Network with other Phi Kappa Phi members through our global network of 100,000+ members - including great minds in science and medicine, government, law and the military, education and business, sports, literature, and the arts…and just about every other field imaginable!

Learn more on the national website about networking.

Partner Discounts

Phi Kappa Phi members are given access to exclusive discounts and special offers on products and services offered by over 25 corporate partners. 

Learn more on the national website about partner discounts.