A total of 62 Phi Theta Kappa members are among the 73 recipients of the 2013 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarships, the nation's largest private scholarship program. They received a total of more than $1.8 million for completion of baccalaureate degrees.
Jackson, MS – Fifty community college students from the United States, Canada, and the Federated States of Micronesia have been named 2013 New Century Scholars – receiving a total of $100,000 in scholarships.
Jackson, Mississippi - Twenty Phi Theta Kappa members have been selected as 2013 Guistwhite Scholarship recipients and will be recognized and invited to a special reception during Phi Theta Kappa’s Annual Convention in San Jose, California, April 4-6.
Jackson, MS – Selected as the first Oberndorf Scholars, 10 Phi Theta Kappa members have been awarded a total of $5,000 in scholarships. Selected from nearly 100 applications, the scholars receive scholarships of $500 each to further their associate degree studies.
Jackson, MS – The Citation Award for the best entry in Phi Theta Kappa’s annual Nota Bene literary competition has been renamed the Nell Ewing Citation Award in honor of Nell Ewing, who retired December 31, 2012, after serving on the staff for 26 years.
Jackson, MS – This spring, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society will award more than half a million dollars in scholarships to community college students who will be completing their associate degrees or transferring to a four-year college.
St. Louis, MO - Ryan “Riley B.” Bell became an unlikely sensation Friday at St. Louis Community College's Commit to Complete Champions Rally - performing the song he wrote about college completion as hundreds of students, faculty and guests applauded, sang and danced along.
Jackson, MS - Literary works from 13 Phi Theta Kappa members have been chosen from 809 entries for publication in the 2012 edition of Nota Bene, the Society's honors anthology. Authors of the four most outstanding entries received $3,000 in Nota Bene scholarships.
JACKSON, MS - Ten two-year college students have been named recipients of the 2012 Phi Theta Kappa Hites Transfer Scholarship, receiving a total of $75,000 to assist in the attainment of baccalaureate degrees.
Jackson, MS – Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), with the generous support of CAE Healthcare and L-3 Communications, Inc., have awarded $50,000 in scholarships to the 2012 Frank Lanza Scholars.
Jackson, MS – The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) recently made a donation of $5,000 to Phi Theta Kappa's Oberndorf Lifeline to Completion Scholarship Fund as the Society's Foundation seeks to meet a second matching challenge to create a $500,000 endowment.
JACKSON, MS – The International Public Safety Leadership and Ethics Institute (IPSLEI) is partnering with Phi Theta Kappa to establish an endowment for a scholarship to be named in honor of Dr. Richard L.
JACKSON, MS - The Phi Theta Kappa Foundation has named former METI CEO Lou Oberndorf as a member of the Board of Trustees. The Foundation was created to direct the Society's fundraising and development programs.
JACKSON, MS – In less than six months, the Phi Theta Kappa Foundation has met a matching grant of $125,000 from Lou and Rosemary Oberndorf that will provide additional scholarships for Phi Theta Kappa members to complete their college credentials.
Jackson, MS – Twenty students have been named to the 22nd annual All-USA Community College Academic Team, honored for their outstanding intellectual achievement and leadership. Each team member will receive a $2,500 scholarship.
Jackson, MS – Dr. Peggy Lee LePage, a biology professor at North Hennepin Community College in Minnesota, has been selected to receive a 2012 Mosal Award, which carries a stipend of $5,000 for personal professional development.
Jackson, MS – Fifty-one community college students from the United States, Canada and Guam have been named 2012 New Century Scholars – receiving over $100,000 in scholarships. The New Century Scholars Program is sponsored by Coca-Cola Refreshments, the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundat
The deadline for applying for Phi Theta Kappa's spring scholarships, using the Common Application, has been extended to April 18. Spring scholarships include Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarships, Geico Business Student Scholarships and Frank Lanza Memorial Scholarships.
Jackson, MS - Twenty Phi Theta Kappa members have been selected as 2012 Guistwhite Scholarship recipients and will be recognized and invited to a special reception during Phi Theta Kappa’s Annual Convention in Nashville April 12-14.
It is with great sadness that Phi Theta Kappa Executive Director Dr. Rod Risley announces that Dr. Jack Guistwhite, for whom the Guistwhite Scholar Program was named, and creator of the first transfer scholarship for Phi Theta Kappa members, has died in Boca Raton, Florida, at the age of 94.
Jackson, MS - Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society is pleased to announce the establishment of the Dorothy C. Lanier Scholarship for members attending community colleges in Ohio. The $10,000 endowment will allow a $1,000 scholarship to be presented each year to an Ohio member of Phi Theta Kappa.
JACKSON, MS - Ten community college students from six states have been named recipients of the 2011 Phi Theta Kappa Hites Transfer Scholarships, receiving a total of $75,000 to assist in the attainment of baccalaureate degrees.
Phi Theta Kappa's Orlowski Scholarship Endowment, which supports annual scholarships of $1,000 for an International Officer candidate, has received a $50,000 gift from the estate of the late Dr. Mary Anne Player.
Two very important changes to Phi Theta Kappa's scholarship opportunities have been announced: In 2012, $50,000 in Frank Lanza Memorial Scholarships will be awarded, doubling the amount available; and all Society-administered scholarships will now use a common application with two application per