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Qualifications   Procedures   Dues & Fees
Letter from FAU President Brogan

Membership Qualifications

Membership in Phi Kappa Phi is open to qualified scholars of sound character from all academic disciplines. Eligibility requirements are as follows:

Undergraduate Students:

  1. an overall grade point average of at least 3.5.
  2. completed at least 24 semester-hours at FAU.
  3. classification as a junior and scholastic ranking in the upper 7.5% of the junior class for the college of enrollment, based on the overall grade point average. Juniors must also have at least 72 cumulative earned hours (FAU or Transfer hours).
    - or -
    classification as a senior and scholastic ranking in the upper 10% of the senior class for the college of enrollment, based on the overall grade point average.

Graduate and Professional Students:

  1. a candidate for an advanced degree at the masterís or doctoral levels.
  2. completed at least 18 semester-hours at FAU.
  3. scholastic ranking in the upper 10% of all graduate students in the college of enrollment, based on the overall graduate grade point average.

Faculty and Staff

  1. scholastic records and/or outstanding achievements rendering them worthy of membership.

Membership Procedures


Qualified students receive a letter early in the Spring semester inviting them to membership. (Individuals who believe they meet eligibility requirements, but who did not receive a letter of invitation, should contact the Chapter President).

Faculty and Staff

Limited numbers of qualified faculty and staff are invited to membership each year, based upon nominations by members. Letters of invitation are issued early in the Spring semester.

New members will be initiated at the Spring Phi Kappa Phi ceremony held in April. Details are provided in the letter of invitation to membership.

Dues and Fees

Initiation Fee

New initiates pay a one-time initiation fee of $90, which covers the costs of the initiation reception, membership certificate, lapel pin, medallion, chapter programs and scholarship. There is an additional charge (currently about $15) for each guest attending the initiation reception.


National dues are $15/year. Dues for Chapter 128 are an additional $15/year, most of which goes to support scholarships.

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FAU Chapter 128 of Phi Kappa Phi
Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, FL 33431


Updated February 2009 by Dianne Parkerson