Welcome to the D.C. Area Phi Beta Kappa Association (DCPBK)!

Don’t let your key get rusty!

Join us for informative programs, stimulating discussions, warm fellowship, and the opportunity to support liberal arts education and the Phi Beta Kappa Society.

We in DCPBK are living our motto: The love of learning is the guide of life.

Our members are recent graduates, experienced professionals, and retirees pursuing second careers and diverse avocations. If you are a ΦΒΚ member in the DC area, DCPBK is the place for you.


Six Great Ways to Get Involved with the D.C. Area Phi Beta Kappa Association

Core Events

We organize monthly events open to all our members, such as museum visits, lectures, and walking tours.Read More »

Young Professionals

The YP network hosts a variety of events to provide community and networking opportunities for new inductees and young professionals.Read More »


The mentorship program encourages opportunities for networking and growth through a formal ten-month program.Read More »

High School Awards

We grant three local high school students an award of $1000 each to use towards college tuition and recognize them at an awards ceremony in May.Read More »

Book Club

Our group meets once a month to discuss a varied selection of fiction, nonfiction, and classic texts, as recommended and voted on by our members.Read More »


Want to get more involved? Check out our open positions.Read More »

Love of learning is the guide of life.

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