Phi Kappa Phi’s mission is “To recognize and promote academic excellence in all fields of higher education and to engage the community of scholars in service to others.”

Eligibility: Each fall, the UW-Madison Chapter sends membership invitations to students in all fields of study.

  • Graduate students in the top 10% of their class
  • Seniors in the top 10% of their class
  • Juniors in their second semester and top 7.5% of their class

Member Benefits: The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi offers numerous benefits that can assist members throughout their academic and professional lives.

  • Academic Recognition
    Because Phi Kappa Phi is so highly selective, membership is a stamp of excellence that is recognized by graduate and professional school admissions committees and employers alike.
  • Career Assistance
    Members of Phi Kappa Phi are often granted special access to career training and other beneficial resources.
  • Awards and Scholarships
    The National Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi offers a series of grants and awards every year. In addition, the UW-Madison chapter offers the Zillman Summer Research Fellowship, which supports summer research projects.
  • Partner Discounts and Services
    Members are eligible to receive discounts from a wide variety of companies, including Dell, Apple, AT&T, The Princeton Review, T-Mobile and many more.
  • Publications
    Members are kept up-to-date on Phi Kappa Phi activities and opportunities through email communication and a subscription to the Phi Kappa Phi Forum magazine.
  • Networking, Training, and Leadership Opportunities
    Opportunities for members range from virtual seminars on educational and career-related topics to a “mentor match” program that pairs accomplished members with student and young professional-members.