Become a Participant

 

Through The Secretary’s Circle, the Phi Beta Kappa Society is inviting its most generous and loyal members to take part in a distinctive opportunity within the Society. The Secretary’s Circle comprises Phi Beta Kappa Society members who make a commitment to give an annual gift of $1,776 or more in support of the goals of the Society.

 

When you join The Secretary’s Circle you will provide crucial financial support to advance the Society’s mission of celebrating excellence in the liberal arts and sciences and championing freedom of thought. Your generosity will make it possible for the Phi Beta Kappa Society to promote the value of a liberal arts and sciences education and participate in the important national conversation about the very future of higher education.

 

Especially for The Secretary’s Circle

 

Please accept the following as an expression of our thanks for your generosity:

  • 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 Society National Arts & Sciences Initiative events
  • Updates from the Secretary on key issues in the arts and sciences
  • Complimentary subscription to The American Scholar
  • Special recognition in an advertisement in The American Scholar

 

1776 Laureate   $1,776

Our additional gesture of appreciation for this gift:

  • Secretary’s Circle commemorative lapel pin and coffee mug

 

Bronze Laureate   $2000–$4,999

Our additional gesture of appreciation for this gift:

  • Secretary’s personal updates on Society activities
  • Commemorative crystal paperweight engraved with the Phi Beta Kappa insignia

 

Silver Laureate   $5,000–$9,999

Our additional gesture of appreciation for this gift:

  • Copies of the 2016 Phi Beta Kappa Book Awards winning publications with a specially designed Secretary’s Circle book plate
  • Polished pewter Julep Cup engraved with the Phi Beta Kappa insignia

 

Gold Laureate    $10,000 and above

Our additional gesture of appreciation for this gift:

  • Signed copies of the 2016 Phi Beta Kappa Book Awards winning publications
  • Phi Beta Kappa Framed Membership Display, with certificate engraved with your name and chapter, gold electroplate key, double-matted in a walnut frame

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