Phi Kappa Phi



Phi Kappa Phi is the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Phi Kappa Phi was founded in 1897 at the University of Maine, boasts more than 1.5  million members and is a global network comprised of the best and brightest from all academic disciplines. It is a community of scholars and professionals building an enduring legacy for future generations.

The Society's mission is, "To recognize and promote academic excellence in all fields of higher education and to engage the community of scholars in service to others." Phi Kappa Phi celebrates upperclassmen and graduate students who prove to be strong scholars throughout their academic careers. Members are eligible to apply for numerous scholarships and awards, valued at more than $1,000,000.

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Latest News & Events

Congratulations Mihir & Michael!

April 29, 2021 - Two Chellgren Fellows have been awarded Critical Language Scholarships, which provide funding to participate in intensive language and cultural immersion programs for American...

71 New Members Inducted Into Omicron Delta Kappa

April 21, 2021 - The University of Kentucky Nu Circle of national leadership honor society Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) inducted 71 new members at a virtual ceremony Tuesday, April 13, 2021. ODK...

Fellow Zoe Hert Named Goldwater Scholar

April 19, 2021 - Congratulations to biology major and Chellgren Fellow Zoe Hert, who is one of three UK students awarded a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.

This year's Goldwater Scholars...