Membership Benefits

Phi U Recognizes and Rewards Academic Excellence

  • Minimum Standard: Top 35% of students in Family and Consumer Sciences and its related areas.
  • Provides pin, certificate, and academic recognition.
  • Phi U is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies.

Phi U has Publications

  • THE CANDLE, a professional publication published twice a year, provides professional and inspirational material – as well as an opportunity to publish your own writing.
  • Local Newsletters enhance local networking.

Phi U Supplies Opportunities for Scholarships, Fellowships, and Awards

  • Undergraduate scholarships and awards and graduate fellowships available at the national-level.
  • Many scholarships and fellowships available at the chapter level.
  • Alumni research grants and awards available.

Phi U Builds Social and Leadership Skills

  • Identifies individuals with proven or potential professional and community service.
  • Gives opportunities to build professional leadership.
  • Supplies a structure for building competence in management and leadership.
  • Opportunities include chapter officer positions, chairs of committees, and district and national events.
  • Provides opportunities to use professional abilities in service to others.
  • Biennial Conclave provides for personal and professional growth.
  • Is a source of lifetime friendship.

Phi U Supports Your Career

  • Provides networking with established professionals.
  • Mentoring by alumni.
  • Numerous alumni chapters throughout the nation offer personal and professional friendships.
  • Entrance at GS-7 level in numerous professional and technical occupations in the federal service.

Phi U Wants to Hear From You

National Office: (270) 904-1340


Address: Phi Upsilon Omicron National Office

P.O. Box 50970

Bowling Green, KY 42102-4270