Benefits of Membership
Why join KON? Here are a few of the benefits:
- Recognition of your hard work. Joining an ACHS accredited honor society is a mark of academic excellence. Joining KON is a way to recognize how much you have accomplished.
- Scholarships, fellowships, and grants. KON gives some grants only to KON members. As a member, you are eligible!
- A national network of colleagues. When you join KON, you join tens of thousands of fellow members around the nation and the globe. If you are looking to add to your network, this is an excellent choice. Those looking for a mentor may also find one here.
- National leadership opportunities. Looking for a safe place to start off volunteering in a national committee? Want to learn about how an organization is run? Look no further. KON volunteer opportunities are a prime place to gain leadership and management experience while making a difference.
- Community leadership opportunities. KON is a great way to make a difference in your community. Most chapters engage in annual programs where they demonstrate their leadership through service opportunities. This is a great way to make a difference while meeting people and building your network.
- Preference for Federal Jobs. KON membership gains you two higher federal grades when taking a federal position. A good thing to have in your pocket, just in case.