Phi Kappa Phi is the nation's oldest and most selective multidisciplinary collegiate honor society. Membership is offered to students, faculty and others who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement.


Phi Kappa Phi at VCUVCU Phi Kappa Phi 2018 Executive Committee

Since its founding, Phi Kappa Phi has initiated more than one million members. Its chapters are on more than 300 campuses in the United States and the Philippines. The society’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."

The VCU chapter was installed on December 3, 1976, and continues honoring academic achievement by initiating members and awarding scholarships at annual ceremonies. Chapter invitations are sent yearly in October. Click here to learn more about membership requirements.  

Chapter Announcements and News

Induction Ceremony Photos
Click here to view all VCU Phi Kappa Phi photos on Google Drive, where you can download and share images.

Upcoming national award deadlines

  • Apr. 26, 2022: Fellowship

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VCU Member Hannah Ming Awarded 2021 Graduate Research Grant
VCU doctoral student, Hannah Ming, received a 2021 Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Research Grant. Click here to read more.

Member Spotlight: Elena Fernández, 2020 Love of Learning Award Winner
VCU Phi Kappa Phi member Elena Fernández was awarded a 2020 Love of Learning Award to support dissertation work. Click here to read more.