In addition to the lifelong honor and privilege of being elected to a nationally accredited professional honor society, members in good standing are eligible to:
- Apply for exclusive scholarships and awards including the Mary J. Bridle First Research Award and the Martha Kirkland Scholarship.
- Hone their research presentation skills at the PTE poster session at the AOTA/NBCOT National Student Conclave.
- Attend the PTE Annual Business Meeting with special presentation by guest speakers in OT at the AOTA/NBCOT National Student Conclave.
- Network with past and present OT members at the annual PTE alumni reception at the AOTA Annual Conference.
- Receive a one-year subscription to OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health.
- Wear an honor cord at graduation to signify membership in an elected honor society.
- Receive a personalized PTE Certificate to display and a membership card.
- Wear the official PTE membership pin on professional apparel. These can be purchased at the AOTF marketplace.
- Receive the official newsletter,The Scroll and Pen.
- Serve as an elected chapter or national officer.
- Participate in PTE receptions or events.
- Life membership in the national chapter-at-large.
PTE students from Spalding University's Beta Rho chapter at the 2015 PTE Alumni Reception during the AOTA Annual Conference.