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Induction   Ceremony   –    November 22, 2019

The Beta Theta Lambda Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society at Merritt College was charted in April 1999. Since that time 767 students have accepted membership (330 current members and 437 alumni) into this prestigious organization. Phi Theta Kappa’s hallmarks are: Scholarship, Leadership, Service and Fellowship. Its mission is to recognize students for their outstanding academic achievements and to provide opportunities for service and leadership in their communities and around the globe. Students who accept the invitation to membership receive access to scholarships and other benefits not open to other students in the two-year college. A permanent notation of membership is printed on each student’s college transcript. This notation is recognized by institutions of higher learning throughout the world. For more information about membership email: or go to the official Phi Theta Kappa website:

ASMC Constitution

MC PTK Constitution

Five-Star Chapter Plan


Northwest District Summit 2-29-20

Calendar 2020

PTK Induction May 8, 2020 (More information to follow.)


Peralta Colleges Foundation

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships – Open Year-Round

All USA Scholarship 

Latino Scholarship: CLLCF Scholarship

Peralta Foundation Scholarships

Native American Scholarships 2019

Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities  (HACU) National Internship Program (HNIP)

Sunshine Behavioral Health’s Opioid Awareness Scholarship

Organization: Beta Theta Lambda Chapter
Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society
Meeting Dates/Time: Spring 2020: TBA – bimonthly
Meeting Location: P-305

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we serve by helping students to attain knowledge, master skills, and develop the

appreciation, attitudes and values needed to succeed and participate

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