Career Tech Students

PTK Career Tech Students

Economic success is the product of a skilled workforce. Get there faster by earning scholarships to offset the cost of certifications, tools or trade-specific items needed to enter the workforce.

PTK continues to grow career-tech opportunities with the support of Hurst Review to help nursing students pass the NCLEX®, Walgreens to aid pharmacy technician students in earning certifications, and scholarships for all career-bound students, funded by The Coca-Cola Foundation.

Login to your application at the beginning of each semester to update your eligibility quiz to determine if you are eligible for scholarships.

Scholarship Application Dates

PTK’s Scholarship Application is open year-round with two deadlines.

Spring Programs

  • Leaders of Promise
  • Oberndorf
  • IPSLEI
  • Workforce Development

Deadline has passed.

Fall Programs

  • All-USA
  • New Century
  • Coca-Cola Academic Team
  • Guistwhite
  • Hites
  • Oberndorf
  • TEK
  • Workforce Development
  • GEICO Scholarships

Scholarship Deadline: December 1, 2021, at 5pm CT

Nominator Deadline: December 3, 2021, at 5pm CT

Now Open: Walgreens Pharmacy Technician Scholarship
Scholarship Deadline: October 29, 2021, at 5pm CT

Now Open: Hurst Review NCLEX® Scholarship

Scholarship Deadline: October 29, 2021, at 5pm CT

Visit the Scholarship Resource Library for more help.

Available Scholarships

All-State Academic Team Programs

Applicants must be nominated by your college’s designated nominator and reside in one of the 39 participating states.

  • Over $41 million available
  • Receive special local recognition, including medallions, certificates and oftentimes scholarships

View All-State Academic Team Programhttps://portal.ptk.org/Scholarships/BachelorsDegreeScholarships/All-StateAcademicTeam.aspxs

All-USA Academic Team Scholarship

Open to non-members, All-USA Academic Team Scholarship applicants must be nominated by their college’s designated nominator and demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and significant campus and community engagement.

  • 20 scholarships of $5,000 each
  • Total awards of $100,000
  • Commemorative medallions

View All-USA Academic Team Scholarship

Coca-Cola Academic Team Scholarship

Open to non-members, Coca-Cola Academic Team Scholarship applicants must be nominated by their college’s designated nominator and demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and significant campus and/or community leadership and service.

  • 50 Gold Scholar Awards of $1,500
  • 50 Silver Scholar Awards of $1,250
  • 50 Bronze Scholar Awards of $1,000
  • Total awards of $187,500
  • Commemorative medallions

View Coca-Cola Academic Team Scholarship

Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarship

Open to Phi Theta Kappa members only, applicants must have a minimum 3.5 GPA, have completed 12-36 semester hours, and be currently enrolled in an associate degree program.

  • 200 scholarships of $1,000 each
  • 25 scholarships earmarked for military
  • 7 Global Leaders of Promise Scholars awarded
  • Total awards of $207,000

View Coca-Cola’s Leaders of Promise Scholarship

Geico Pathway to Completion Associate Degree Scholarship

Open to Phi Theta Kappa members only, applicants must have a minimum 3.5 GPA, be enrolled in an associate degree program following the fall term, and have held a significant leadership position.

  • 2 scholarships of $1,000 each
  • Total awards of $2,000

View Geico’s Associate Degree Scholarship

Get2College Corps Scholarship

Applicants must be 18 years old and a Phi Theta Kappa member, currently enrolled in any Mississippi community college, able to work at least 10 hours a week throughout a 10-week term, and able to commit to the program in Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 while enrolled at the community college.

  • Up to 21 awards of $5,000
  • Recognition as a Get2College Corps Member

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Hurst Review NCLEX Scholarship

Open to Phi Theta Kappa members only, applicants must be enrolled in a nursing
degree program.

  • 25 scholarships of $250 each for the NCLEX® exam fee
  • Free subscription to the premier Hurst NCLEX® Review for scholarship recipients
  • Total awards of $13,750

View Hurst Review NCLEX® Scholarship

New Century Pathway Scholarship

Open to non-members, New Century Pathway Scholarship applicants must be a top-scoring student from one the 50 United States, Canada or other sovereign nations where at least one Phi Theta Kappa Chapter resides and be nominated by their college’s designated nominator.

  • 52 scholarships for Transfer Pathway
  • 52 scholarships for Workforce Pathway

View New Century Pathway Scholarship

PTK Workforce Development Scholarship

Open to Phi Theta Kappa members only; applicants must be pursuing a workforce-related major and must enter the workforce after graduating with an associate degree or certificate.

  • 1 scholarship of $1,500 awarded annually
  • Recognition as a PTK Workforce Development Scholar

Richard L. Resurreccion Public Safety Scholarship

Open to Phi Theta Kappa members only, applicants must have a minimum 3.5 GPA and be enrolled in associate degree programs in the following majors: Criminal Justice, Fire Science, Fire Technology, Emergency Medical Services, Public Safety Administration, Emergency Management, or Homeland Security. 

  • One $1,000 scholarship

Visit Richard L. Resurreccion Public Safety Scholarship

Ronny J. Coleman Fire and Emergency Services Leader of Future Scholarship

Open to Phi Theta Kappa members only, applicants must have a minimum 3.5 GPA and be enrolled in associate degree programs in the following majors:  Fire Science, Fire Technology, Emergency Medical Services, Fire & Emergency Services Administration, Community Risk Reduction, Fire Engineering, Fire Prevention, or Public Safety Education.

  • One $1,000 scholarship

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StudyBuddy TEAS Prep Scholarship

Open to Phi Theta Kappa members only, applicants must be enrolled in a pre-nursing, nursing, or allied health degree program. Students in medical assistant and certified nursing assistant programs are eligible as well.

  • 35 students will receive a 100% discount for the TEAS prep course materials on StudyBuddy.live for a duration of up to 10 weeks.
  • 20 students will receive a 100% discount for any other course excluding the TEAS prep course for up to 10 weeks; discount codes cannot be combined.
  • Discounts are valued at $300 each, totaling $16,500.

Visit the StudyBuddy TEAS Prep Scholarship

TEK Productions Scholarship

Applicants must be Phi Theta Kappa members with a minimum 3.5 GPA and majoring in Production, Event Management, Theater, Performing Arts, Graphic Design, Video Editing, or Stage Management.

  • One $500 scholarship

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Trustmark Workforce Development Scholarship

Open to Phi Theta Kappa members in Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Texas only; applicants must be pursuing a workforce-related major and must enter the workforce after graduating with an associate degree or certificate.

  • Up to 25 scholarships of $200 awarded annually
  • Recognition as a Trustmark Workforce Development Scholar

Walgreens Pharmacy Technician Certification Scholarship

Open to Phi Theta Kappa members as well as non-members; applicants must be enrolled in an Allied Health or Pharmacy Technician Program and intend to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam.

  • 50 scholarships of $250 each for the Pharmacy Technician Certification exam fee
  • Total awards of $12,500

Visit Walgreens Pharmacy Technician Certification Scholarship