Activities designed to implement the Scholarship Hallmark should
focus primarily on the Honors Study Topic, Phi Theta Kappa selects an
interdisciplinary Honors Study Topic to promote scholarship among fellow
students, faculty, and precollege students. The Honos Study topic changes
every two years. Current Honors Study topic.
Phi Theta Kappa encourages members to take leadership roles inside and
outside the chapter, spearheading efforts to make a difference for both
members and the wider community. These activities, projects, and events
may, at first, seem like they are service-, scholarship-, or fellowship-related,
but if chapter members are the visionaries, strategists, champions, and
organizers of them, then they are relevant to the Leadership Hallmark.
Fellowship includes nurturing of intellectual fellowship among members;
providing enjoyable activities for members to balance studying and work.
Fellowship activities promote chapter development among less active chapters,
facilitate communication between chapters, and provide opportunities for
chapters to gather together and discuss chapter programs. Fellowship activities
can also include those that develop campus or regional unity or showcase
the chapter as a participant in the college and community. Fellowship
activities should have a purpose. Try to plan fellowship activities with
an intellectual twist--related to the Honors Study Topic or International