Member Benefits and Partners
Being a member of Mortar Board is an honor on any campus where our Society has a chapter, but did you know that we offer other benefits exclusively for Mortar Board members? Read on to see opportunities available to Mortar Boards.
Benefits and services
Academic recognition and connections with faculty, administrators and other campus leaders
Alumni networking, including career and graduate school networking and assistance
Graduate fellowships available only to members
Subscription to Mortar Board electronic newsletters and the digital Mortar Board Forum magazine
Use of the Mortar Board LinkedIn page for networking opportunities
The possibility of an instant pay increase for federal government jobs with entrance at the GS-7 level
An automatic $500 sponsorship from RealAcad, a top-level venture management program
A $500 merit-based scholarship from the Washington Internship Institute
A Washington Center internship program award of a $1,000 housing scholarship
The possibility of a scholarship for The Fund for American Studies Summer Institute or Capital Semester
The opportunity to apply for the NIH-Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program
The opportunity to apply for a yearlong, paid fellowship with City Hall Fellows
Training and leadership opportunities
Mortar Board partnerships and affiliate programs allow Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society to provide members with competitive pricing on products and services in exchange for funding of Mortar Board programs, building recognition and goodwill between partners and members.
When members join Mortar Board, members consent to giving personal contact information, which may be shared with Mortar Board partners and affiliates. Participating companies are those that have entered into agreements with Mortar Board in return for the right to use Mortar Board's name, insignia and access to the name, address, and email of members. Mortar Board does not sell its membership list. Mortar Board will share personal information with a participating company; although any member may alert the National Office that she/he wants to restrict the information.
When you bundle your insurance with Nationwide®, you could save a bundle, too. Combining just your auto and home policies could save you up to 20%. And you'll save even more when you add an exclusive discount just for being a Mortar Board member. Nationwide has insurance available for other things too, including motorcycle insurance. You'll love the convenience of insuring with a single source. With your Mortar Board member discount from Nationwide you'll enjoy one stop convenience (insurance for your auto, home, motorcycle, boat, RV and more), outstanding service (in person, online and by phone) and reliable protection (Nationwide has been insuring policyholders since 1926). Get a free, no-obligation quote today and make sure to mention your membership in Mortar Board! Contact a local Nationwide agent, call 1-866-633-5747 or get an online quote.
Attention Mortar Board members! Discover the secret to raising funds fast for your organization. Graduation flower sales are a simple solution. It's a no strings, no risk offer! Flowers are sent to you for free, Mortar Board sells them, keeps a percentage of the sales; and any flowers remaining after your sale are donated. Please act promptly call 1-800-332-7421 for details about the "Blossom Bonus" for chapters doing their first flower sale with Blossom Express or visit us online to get started today!
Mortar Board is pleased to announce the launch of a new, digital portfolio and career readiness network, Portfolium! This innovative tool has been carefully selected by Mortar Board to allow all members to create an elegantly-organized digital portfolio to showcase their academic and professional journey.
VPI Pet Insurance
Mortar Board members could save 5% on coverage with VPI® Pet Insurance, a Nationwide company. VPI is the #1 Vet-Recommended pet insurance and provides coverage for dogs, cats, birds and exotic pets. Call 1-800-719-1296 or get a pet insurance quote online to start saving today! Don't forget to mention your membership in Mortar Board.
Church Hill Classics
At Church Hill Classics, we offer professional quality framing to showcase and preserve your most treasured documents. We are a leading U.S. manufacturer of custom diploma frames, certificate frames, insignia desk accessories and photo frames for thousands of institutions of higher education, the military, professional associations and corporate clients.
Kaplan provides discounts of 10 percent for all members, and 50 percent for executive officers, on test prep materials. There are some limitations. Please call 1-800-KAP-TEST to unlock your discounts. Local Kaplan representatives are available to work with chapters on graduate school processes, practice tests and opportunities for fundraising or service to your campus through their programs.
Mortar Board members can save Up to 20% Off the Best Available Rate at all participating properties. Choose from 15 different hotel brands and over 7,000 hotels worldwide. Click here to learn more. Make sure to use Corporate ID #:1000007487
Going on a trip? Mortar Board members can save up to 25% off a rental car while experiencing the comfort and reliability of Avis from over 4,800 locations in over 140 countries! Make sure to use your Avis Worldwide Discount-AWD-Number: B291078. Click here to learn more!
Renting a car? Mortar Board members can save up to 25% off of already great prices, plus you can take advantage of specials on daily, weekly and weekend rates and upgrades in the U.S. and Canada with this friendly service provider. Be sure to use your Budget Customer Discount-BCD-Number: R198178. For more information click here.
Looking for discounts on Budget Trucks Rentals? Members save up to 15% off Sunday – Thursday and 10% off Friday – Saturday! CLICK HERE to learn more and reserve your truck online!
Long Term Care
How will you spend the years ahead? That may depend on the long-term care insurance you choose today. Like most people, you probably recognize the need for long-term care insurance. It's not simply "nursing home" coverage, but insurance that helps assure you of continued independence as you age - without depleting the personal assets you've worked hard to acquire. But choosing the right protection from the many plans available can be a daunting task. Long Term Care Resources has partnered with Mortar Board to offer a comprehensive Long Term Care Program. Members and loved ones are entitled to a special discount on certain LTC plans available through this program. Call Long Term Care Resources today to receive a FREE Long Term Care Planning Kit. To speak with an authorized LTC Specialist in your area, please contact LTCR Toll Free at 1-800-616-8759 or visit us on the web.
With 35+ years of Long Term Care insurance experience, LTC-Global will save Mortar Board members time and money on your Long Term Care Insurance quote. We don't just offer one solution. We allow you to shop all of the major carriers for your LTCi quote. It's a simple process, just click here to get started.
Take a cruise, you deserve it and can afford it! Mortar Board members receive 110% lowest price guarantee at time of booking from America’s largest Cruise Agency, Cruises Only. Call 1-800-CRUISES (1.800.278.4737) or click here.
With more than 900 destinations in Mexico, Hawaii, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia, and the U.S. as well as more airlines and thousands of more hotels to choose from your trip will be more enjoyable with the ease planning it. With your exclusive Mortar Board 5% member discount and “Price Match Plus” you’re guaranteed to have the most cost efficient trip, or we’ll match it! All-in-One Travel Protection allows you to change or cancel your reservation, with no fees, and full monetary return. For more information CLICK HERE or call 1-800-282-0276 and use promo code Mortar Board for your 5% member discount!
Prescription Savings Card
Mortar Board members can receive a FREE card to start saving up to 55% on prescription drugs today! This card has no fees and it will never expire. One card covers entire household, including pets. Share with your loved ones! Accepted at 9/10 pharmacies. For more information call toll free: 1-888-436-3700 or visit here!
Your identity makes you unique. LifeLock, the industry-leader in identity theft protection, uses the industry's most advanced alert system to help ensure you remain the only you. As a Mortar Board member, you're entitled to a special offer and 10% off. That's just $9 a month or $99 annually. Visit us online or call 800-LIFELOCK (543-3562) and mention promo code "MORTARBOARD"
Mortar Board has partnered with Office Depot® to bring you a FREE national discount program. Save up to 80% off preferred products! For more information visit us online. From the landing page, print a copy of the SPC Card, view the Best Value List and Member FAQ, and access the customized portal for online shopping.