Welcome to PBKACA –
the Phi Beta Kappa Association of the Chicago Area.

Join us to turn your achievement – induction into Phi Beta Kappa during college – into more than a pin that you wear on occasion. Drawing on all that Chicago has to offer, we inspire enthusiasm for pursuits of the mind and bring like-minded people together in the support of the liberal arts.

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Upcoming Events

Join your fellow keyholders for some fun – and a little intellectual stimulation – at the following Phi Beta Kappa Association of the Chicago Area events.

  • PBKACA Scholarship Reception 2014

    Wednesday, August 6, 2014

    Meet our outstanding young scholars and hear about their studies, careers, and dreams.

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  • Tour the Magritte Exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago with PBKACA’s Professor Miguel de Baca

    Thursday, August 14, 2014

    Don't miss this guided tour of the summer’s most highly acclaimed exhibition.

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  • Annual Dinner 2014

    Friday, November 14, 2014

    Join us as we honor Andrew Alexander, CEO of The Second City.

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Scholarship Program


Help us support outstanding Chicago Public School students as they attend college. Learn more about the scholarship program »