Phi Beta Kappa Book Awards Ceremony

To recognize, celebrate, honor, and foster continued excellence in their academic careers, the UCI PBK Chapter grants its Annual Book Award to those rising UCI sophomores who attained a 4.0 GPA in 36 units of graded coursework during their first year at UCI. As the nation’s most prestigious academic honor society, PBK has celebrated excellence in the liberal arts and sciences and championed freedom of thought. UCI’s PBK Chapter is proud to celebrate these students’ accomplishments early in their academic careers.

2023 Awards Ceremony


Thank you to all of our attendees of this year’s PBK Fall Book Award Ceremony & Reception on Tuesday, November 7, 2023, at the UCI Student Center. We appreciate the opportunity to not only meet you and your guests but also to come together to celebrate and recognize your outstanding achievements so early in your UCI undergraduate career.

2022 Awards Ceremony


Thank you to all the awardees, PBK members, guests, and assistants who helped make the 2022 PBK Book Awards Ceremony possible on November 3rd! Congratulations again to all the rising Sophomores who received an award. View a recap of this year’s ceremony through this 2022 PBK Fall Book Awards album.

2021 Awards Ceremony