PHI THETA KAPPA???

  1. 0
    Invitation to Phi Theta Kappa is offered to students proving academic success. People say its worth joining. But what I want to know is if it's beneficial to join as a student with a nursing major??? Have any of you joined and it helped open any doors for you as far as scholarships and nursing school??
  2. Get our hottest student topics delivered to your inbox.

  3. 6 Comments so far...

  4. 0
    I joined last semester. Sadly, it will not help me with scholarships since I will be going to a private college. But, many of the local public universities have PTK scholarships. I also think it will look good on my resume. Congrats!
  5. 0
    I joined, it looks good on nursing school applications, and of your continuing your education.
    There are lots of scholar ships
    It also looks good in a resume.
  6. 0
    Hi! I was just curious about the most recent placement run for Maricopa Community College wait list. Who got placed this last run and what was your time stamp? I hope to get placed soon!
  7. 0
    It never helped me after junior college. Of course in 2003 I went into forestry and wildlife. No scholarships. Then into park and natural resource management for masters. Didn't help there. Maybe at junior college level it helps? That's where I earned it though.
  8. 0
    If you are planning to finish your BSN, PTK is very helpful for obtaining transfer scholarships. You can also use it as a plus when listing accomplishments when you're filling out scholarship applications. It also looks very good on a resume. Some chapters have their own scholarship program (depends on the school and level of your chapter). For example, when I went to college in FL, if you were a PTK member, you got a 50% discount on tuition. However, the school I go to now only gives $500 towards books for being a PTK member. So, you'll have to check with your chapter's advisor or one of the officers for details on their program.

    Just bear in mind that PTK is a service-oriented organization, so you get out of it what you put in to it. Many of the chapters have a minimum required amount of service or volunteer hours to qualify for their in-house scholarship programs.
  9. 0
    I am in PTK at my cc & applying to BSN programs now. The schools I am applying to are all in my state, so they all offer scholarships ranging from $1000-$5000/year for members. It is also a positive thing to have o my resume so I'm happy I joined.


Top