Omicron Delta Kappa
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Membership Information

OMICRON DELTA KAPPA

UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS CIRCLE

 

Omicron Delta Kappa, founded in 1914, is one of the most prestigious and well-known collegiate leadership honor societies in the United States.  Chapters, known as circles, are located on over 300 of America’s most outstanding colleges and universities.  The primary purpose of ODK is “To recognize individuals who have attained a high standard of leadership in collegiate and/or community activities and to encourage them to aspire to higher achievements.”

The University of Memphis circle of ODK has a long history of recognizing outstanding students on our campus.  Members are eligible to apply for the David A. Collins Scholarship, which annually awards funds to ODK members who are graduating and continuing with graduate or professional studies at the University of Memphis.

 

MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

 

1. JUNIOR OR SENIOR STANDING-COMPLETING OF 60 SEMESTER HOURS BY THE END OF FALL SEMESTER 2015.

2. MINIMUM OF 3.10 CUMULATIVE GRADE POINT AVERAGE (TOP 35%) BY THE END OF FALL SEMESTER 2015.

3. PAYMENT OF $95.00 MEMBERSHIP FEE UPON SELECTION.  Fee includes a lifetime membership in ODK, membership certificate and pin, a three-year subscription to The Circle, ODK magazine.

To access a membership application, please CLICK HERE. All applications must be submitted on line to ODK's National website no later than February 20, 2015 at 4:00 pm.

 

For more information please contact the 2014-2015 University of Memphis Circle president Dominic Martini at jmartini@memphis.edu or Chapter Advisor Kay Barkoh at kbarkoh@memphis.edu.

  • Membership selection takes place one time a year in the Spring Semester.  Click HERE for our membership application.

  • Membership in Omicron Delta Kappa is open to Juniors, Seniors, and Graduate Students who rank in the upper 35% academically of their respective college.

  • Click HERE for the David A. Collins scholarship application.

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