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Waldorf College offers scholarship for Phi Thera Kappa students

Photo by Howard Reed

Photo by Howard Reed

Forest City, Iowa – Waldorf College is reaching out to assist transfer students who are members of the prestigious, collegiate Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society by offering a $2,000 scholarship.

"Waldorf College appreciates the commitment to excellence Phi Theta Kappa members have demonstrated," said Robert Alsop, vice president of Academic Affairs and dean of the college. "We are excited to be able to acknowledge the hard work of these students with this scholarship and hope it will help them realize their goal of a baccalaureate degree."

The $2,000 scholarship is now available for Phi Theta Kappa members in good standing. Members are also required to present a letter from their college's Phi Theta Kappa faculty sponsor verifying their status.

Scholarship recipients must maintain a 3.0 GPA to remain eligible.

Phi Theta Kappa is the largest honor society in American higher education with more than two million members and 1,200 chapters located in the United States and various nations around the globe.

According to the group's Web site, www.ptk.org, approximately 100,000 students are inducted into Phi Theta Kappa annually. Eligible members must complete a minimum 12 hours of associate degree course work and generally hold a 3.5 grade point average or higher. Requirements also include maintaining a high academic standing throughout the students' enrollment, generally a 3.25 GPA.

Waldorf, a four-year liberal arts college founded in 1903, delivers engaging experiences through innovative classroom instruction. The college offers residential and online bachelor's degree programs including business, communication, music, psychology, theater, education, fire science administration, criminal justice administration and more.

For more information, contact Waldorf College at 800-292-1903 or visit www.waldorf.edu.