Phi Kappa Phi
The University of Memphis
MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS and ELIGIBILITY
Phi Kappa Phi is a national honor society whose purpose is to promote the pursuit of excellence in all fields of higher education. The Society was first to recognize superior scholarship in all fields of study and to take into membership the highest-ranking students of sound character from all academic disciplines. The University of Memphis recognizes Phi Kappa Phi as the leading honor society in the University and acknowledges members of Phi Kappa Phi at Commencement exercises.
Membership in Phi Kappa Phi is by invitation and requires nomination and approval by a chapter. A formal letter of invitation will be sent to eligible candidates.
Requirements for Membership*:
All candidates must be an outstanding student of sound character and currently enrolled as a full-time student at The University of Memphis. Your field of study may be in any discipline.
- JUNIORS: Completion of 72 to 89.99 semester hours (24 hours at UofM) with a grade point average of no less than 3.70
- SENIORS: Completion of 90+ semester hours or more with a grade point average of no less than 3.50
- GRADUATE: Completion of 18 graduate semester hours with a GPA in the top 10% of the class
- LAW: Registered full-time for the second year of work leading toward the Juris Doctor degree. Rank in the top 10% of the class.
TO ACCEPT AN INVITATION TO MEMBERSHIP: MEMBERSHIP FORMS MUST BE COMPLETED ONLINE.
DEADLINE FOR ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS AND FEES: The deadline has passed for 2017-2018. Please check back in Spring 2018 for the
next application period.
Contact Dr. Melinda Jones, 105 Honors Hall, 901.678.2690 if you need additional information.