The Phi Beta Kappa Association of East Central Illinois is proud to announce our thirty-second annual competition.
The Phi Beta Kappa Association of East Central Illinois is proud to announce our thirty-second annual PHI BETA KAPPA YOUNG SCHOLAR AWARD competition. Founded in 1776, the Phi Beta Kappa Society is the most prestigious honors society in the United States. The PBK motto: Love of learning is the guide of life.
- We invite short essays from high school JUNIORS who are excited about learning and using the gift of learning to see the world in a new light.
- Submit an essay online HERE. Submit the essay that you are most proud of writing. It should be approximately 500 words and not a work of creative writing.
- Submit the essay by Wednesday, March 1, 2023. Students will need to give current contact information.
- Winners will be honored at the Student Research and Creative Activity Conference, held on the campus of Eastern Illinois University, on April 21, 2023.