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Band: College of Lake County Phi Theta Kappa

What it is

Phi Theta Kappa is an international honor society for community college students. More than 1,200 students are members of CLC's chapter.

Eligibility requirements

Twice a year, CLC's chapter advisor sends letters of invitation to students meeting these eligibility requirements:

  • CLC GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • 12 credit hours or more earned

To join, students must pay a one-time fee.

Benefits of participating

Members of CLC's chapter may apply for prestigious Phi Theta Kappa scholarships using just one application. Chapter members earned premiere scholarships such as the Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Gold Scholar and the Hites Transfer Scholarship. Many universities provide excellent transfer scholarships and tuition reductions for Phi Theta Kappa members. Other benefits of membership include:

  • Social interactions with other high-performing students
  • College and community service opportunities
  • Leadership experiences
  • Opportunities to attend regional and national conferences

Visit the International Phi Theta Kappa website.