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Hallmark Awards

2014 Award Winners

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The 2015 Hallmark Awards will presented at Phi Theta Kappa's NerdNation Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas, April 16-18, 2015.

Mission Statement

The Hallmark Awards Program, which reflects the scholarly ideals of Phi Theta Kappa, serves to recognize superior individual and chapter achievement in Society programs. In this program, chapters compete against one another. Participation encourages excellence, reflects fairness, recognizes quality, and leads to enhanced student, advisor, and chapter development.

The Hallmark Awards, based on competitively-judged applications, recognize individuals, chapters and regions for excellence in the Society's Hallmarks of Scholarship, Leadership, Service and Fellowship as exemplified through Honors in Action activities.


Deadlines and Award Categories

For the 2015 Hallmark Awards, chapters may write about their activities completed from January to December 2014. Entry deadlines are outlined below and the awards will be presented at Phi Theta Kappa’s Annual Convention, NerdNation in San Antonio, Texas, April 16-18, 2015.

Deadlines for the 2015 Hallmark Awards Program:

December 10, 2014 for Administrator Awards
(College Administrator, Gordon, Bennett and Community College State Director)

January 14, 2015 for Individual Awards
(Chapter Officer Team, Chapter Officer, Chapter Member, Paragon Advisor, Distinguished Advisor, Continued Excellence Advisor, Regional Officer Team and Regional Officer)

January 28, 2015 for Chapter Awards
(Honors in Action Project and College Project)

Entries are due by 5:00 p.m. CST on the appropriate due date.


2015 Hallmark Award applications are now available at my.ptk.org! Learn more about setting up collaboration teams and submitting award applications here.


Advisors, Learn More about the Honors in Action Project as a Powerful Strategy for Increasing Student Success!

Sponsored by Eastern Kentucky University, Phi Theta Kappa's Deans share practical tips in this webinar on how to coach your chapter's Honors in Action Project for maximum impact.
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