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Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

Beta Gamma Pi chapter

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Phi Theta Kappa at Yavapai College is our branch of the National Honors Society for two-year colleges,. Our chapter, Beta Gamma Pi, aligns with the national organization's mission to recognize academic achievement of college students and to provide opportunities for them to grow as scholars and leaders. 

Gain a competitive edge

  • $37 million in scholarship opportunities for members only
  • FREE enrollment in, a transfer and college completion planning tool
  • 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 nearly 3 million fellow scholars and servant leaders on more than 1,285 campuses worldwide
  • Personalized letters of recommendation for scholarships and employment
  • Special benefits, financial offers, and member discount offers from Phi Theta Kappa Corporate Partners such as GEICO and Bank of America

Have your academic achievements recognized

  • Phi Theta Kappa Golden Key Membership Pin
  • Phi Theta Kappa Membership Certificate
  • Recognition during college induction ceremony
  • Notation of membership on your college transcript*
  • Recognition by wearing Phi Theta Kappa commencement regalia during college graduation and other official ceremonies*
  • Press release announcing your academic achievement

* Contingent on college policy.

All eligible students can participate in the Phi Theta Kappa society meetings on either the Prescott or Verde Valley campuses.

Eligibility Guidelines

Eligibile students must meet all of the following criteria:

  • must have completed at least 12 or more Yavapai College credits of 100-level or higher courses
  • have a 3.5 grade point average
  • must be enrolled in at least six credit units

Invitation to Join

  • Invitation to all eligble students will be sent after the third week of the fall and spring semesters
  • Invitations must be accepted before the end of the semester in which they are sent
  • A one-time $95 lifetime membership fee is required to join. If paying this fee would be a hardship for you, please contact to obtain information about scholarship money to help cover this cost. 

PTK memberships allows access to several exclusive scholarship opportunities

Direct any questions about scholarship deadlines to the PTK advisor