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Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK)
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Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) provides opportunities for the development of leadership and service, an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and ideals, lively fellowship for scholars, and it provides stimulation of interest and determination to continue to achieve academic excellence.  

 Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) recognizes the academic achievement of college students and provides opportunities for its members to grow as scholars and leaders. Established in 1918, Phi Theta Kappa has a presence on almost 1,300 community college campuses in 11 nations. The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) recognized Phi Theta Kappa as the official honor society for two-year colleges in 1929. More than 3.5 million students have been inducted since 1918, with approximately 250,000 active members in the nation’s community colleges, making Phi Theta Kappa a true catalyst among members and colleges. 

Membership Requirements

To be eligible for an invitation to membership in Phi Theta Kappa, a student must:    

  • be enrolled at South Georgia State College 
  • have completed at least 12 credit hours
  • have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.5

There is a one-time only fee of $72 for dues. There are no other dues to pay and once you pay, you are a member for life.

At the end of each semester, eligible students will receive invitations through their email from Phi Theta Kappa with instructions on how to join at Please let us know if you have any questions!

Club Advisors

Amy Hancock
Director of Recruitment, Marketing and Communications

Ame Wilkerson

For more information, email us at

Links and Resources

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Home Page -

South Georgia State College Phi Theta Kappa chapters earn regional, international awards - News Release

Kara Clark and Carlos Hernandez, SGSC’s Phi Theta Kappa Students, Nominated for All-Georgia Academic Team - News Release

SGSC students attend Phi Theta Kappa Honors Institute in San Diego, California - News Release



With one application, students are considered for most of PTK’s internally administered scholarships. Applicants will complete a quiz that is built into the application to determine eligibility. Students can learn more and apply here.