Welcome to Beta Kappa Chi

Beta Kappa Chi keyFounded in 1923 by the science faculty and science students of Lincoln University, Lincoln University, Pennsylvania, Beta Kappa Chi National Honor Society is a collegiate honor society dedicated to the promotion of high scholarship in pure and applied sciences.

A member of the Association of College Honor Societies since 1961, Beta Kappa Chi now comprises 67 chapters at colleges and universities across the United States, with over 66,000 members.

The society publishes the Beta Kappa Chi Bulletin and a Booklet of Information; sponsors, stimulates, and encourages a variety of program activities through local chapters; conducts an annual national convention to transact society business and for the presentation of reports on research conducted by undergraduate and graduate members.

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Beta Kappa Chi Scientific Honor Society Spotlight

Kambhampati President Obama has named Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) Professor Murty S. Kambhampati and 13 other individuals and one organization as the newest recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM). These mentors received their awards at a White House ceremony later last year.