Hallmark Awards

2015 Most Distinguished Chapter

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 and College Project activities, and significant membership growth and chapter development.

Award winners are recognized each spring at PTK Catalyst, the Society's Annual Convention.


How To Apply?

Hallmark Awards Applications will reopen in Fall 2018. In the meantime, check out each category to determine what judges are looking for in exceptional chapter projects and individual nominees.

Dates to Remember

August 29, 2018

Board of Trustees Award Due
Chapters may nominate their college's Board of Trustees/Directors in recognition of their support of Phi Theta Kappa

November 7, 2018

Honors Case Study Challenge

November 15, 2018

Fall Scholarship Application Deadline

December 5, 2018

Administrator Awards Due
Categories include College Administrator, Gordon (for college presidents), Bennett (for retiring college presidents) and Community College State Director Awards

January 9, 2019

Applications for Individual Awards Due
Categories include Chapter Officer Team, Chapter Officer, Chapter Member, Advisor Team, Paragon Advisor, Distinguished Advisor, Continued Excellence Advisor

January 10, 2019

Applications for Regional Officer Awards Due
Categories include Regional Officer Team and Regional Officer

January 16, 2019

Applications for Chapter Awards Due
Categories include Honors in Action Project and College Project Awards

January 31, 2019

Regional Awards for Excellence Due

January 31, 2019

Applications for Alumni Awards Due
Categories include Alumni Association Award of Merit and Alumni Award of Appreciation

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.