Phi Beta Kappa membership is:
a mark of distinction for life
the gold standard among employers
a prestigious network of exceptional people
a door to lifelong intellectual opportunities
a springboard to helping the arts and sciences thrive
OUR MEMBERS ARE CURIOUS
Phi Beta Kappa singled you out because of your academic excellence and integrity. You’ve demonstrated uncommon focus and passion. New ideas excite you and you learn from many viewpoints. You’re reaching for your best—and you’re just getting started.
It’s the same curiosity shown by Phi Beta Kappa members President Bill Clinton, theoretical physicist Lisa Randall, author and humorist Mark Twain, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States Sonia Sotomayor, NAACP co-founder W.E.B. Du Bois, and Dress for Success founder Nancy Lublin, to name a few.
OUR MEMBERS ARE REVOLUTIONARY
Do you see the world as a set of challenges, not barriers? Do you want to make your mark on the world? When you join Phi Beta Kappa, you will become part of a legacy of change leaders that stretches back to the American Revolution.
OUR MEMBERS ARE INFLUENTIAL
Are you energized by ideas? Do you have the commitment and persistence to withstand uncertainty? Phi Beta Kappa members are dynamic civic and business leaders, noted scientists and researchers, artists and athletes, activists and philanthropists, technology innovators, and trailblazers in all walks of life.