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Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships

Spring 2020 Enrollment Term: An unlimited number of Phi Theta Kappa scholarships in the amount of $2,000 are granted to qualified transfer students who currently hold active membership and enroll as full-time students directly from a community college.

The Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship is given in addition to a Presidential Transfer Award leading to a total award of up to $21,000 per year. 

The scholarship is awarded upon Phi Theta Kappa Verification and at the point of admission prior to first time enrollment. The PTK Scholarship is renewable for a second year.

A minimum 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale and 45 transferable credit hours are preferred.

Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Enrollment Terms: Members of Phi Theta Kappa are eligible for a Drake University Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship ranging between $19,000-$22,000, per year. 

Beginning in Fall 2020/Spring 2021, the Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship and the Presidential Transfer Scholarship cannot be combined.

See Presidential Transfer Scholarship for more details.

All terms: Connect with your admission counselor to discuss which scholarship benefits you the most. 

To receive the PTK Scholarship, all students must:

Awards are based on a variety of criteria depending on the type of scholarship and are not based on financial need.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL SCHOLARSHIPS ARE RENEWABLE (UP TO 4 YEARS TOTAL OR UNTIL A BACHELOR’S DEGREE IS EARNED) IF REQUIRED ACADEMIC STANDING AND GRADE POINT AVERAGE ARE MAINTAINED. For students entering one of Drake’s joint undergraduate/graduate degree paths, refer to the table below to see how undergraduate awards (including Fine Arts Scholarships) are impacted.



Scholarship Availability

Law 3 + 3

Undergraduate awards available for 3 years or until first year of Law Program (L1).

Doctor of Pharmacy

Undergraduate awards available for 4 years or through the 2nd year of the Pharmacy Program (P2).

Masters in Athletic Training

Undergraduate awards available for 3 years or until the first year of the Athletic Training Program (AT1). There is a one-time, $5000 scholarship for AT1.