Member Benefits:


Each Secretary's Circle participant will receive all of following benefits as a special thanks for their generous support. Each giving level includes additional benefits, which are listed below.
  • Complimentary invitation for two to the annual Phi Beta Kappa Book Awards Dinner, held in Washington, D.C.
  • ​Complimentary invitation for two to Phi Beta Kappa national events in your area
  • Updates from the Secretary on key issues in the arts and sciences
  • Complimentary subscription to The American Scholar
  • Tiered recognition of your generous support in The American Scholar
  • Opportunities to meet with the Secretary when you are in Washington, D.C., or when he travels to your city
  • Invitations to special calls with the Secretary on timely topics
  • Secretary’s Circle commemorative lapel pin

Of course, due to the continuing challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic, some of your regular member benefits may be temporarily revised or reimagined this year. We appreicate your understanding.


Additional Gifts:


1776 Laureate ($1,776-$1,999)
Our additional gesture of appreciation for this gift:
  • Opportunities to host events with the Phi Beta Kappa Secretary/CEO in your region
  • A dedicated Society representative responsible for making your relationship with Phi Beta Kappa even more meaningful
  • Secretary’s Circle commemorative coffee mug

Bronze Laureate ($2,000–$4,999)

1776 Laureate benefits, plus:

  • A copy of one Book Award winning book, personally selected for you by the Secretary 

Silver Laureate ($5,000–$9,999)

Bronze Laureate benefits, plus:

  • Copies of the Book Awards winning books

Gold Laureate ($10,000 and above)

Silver Laureate benefits, plus:

  • Copies of the Book Awards winning books, signed by the authors
Phi Beta Kappa Associate Secretary Eva Caldera and Secretary Frederick M. Lawrence with an event attendee at the recent Houston Cities of Distinction reception.

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