Scholarships

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi has numerous scholarships and awards programs that their members may apply for.  Phi Kappa Phi awards approximately $1.4 million dollars in scholarships each biennium.  Below is a brief description of each scholarship opportunity.  For more detailed information, please visit the Phi Kappa Phi Awards page, phikappaphi.org and click Awards.

In addition to the National Scholarship opportunities, the Mason chapter has a limited amount of funds for travel. Additional information, plus the request form can be found at:

PKP Mason travel fund

If you have questions, please contact our Director of Scholarships, Dr. Juliette Shedd, jshedd@gmu.edu

FELLOWSHIPS (57 DISTRIBUTED ANNUALLY)

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi currently awards fifty-one Fellowships of $5,000 each and six at $15,000 each to members entering the first year of graduate or professional study. Each active Phi Kappa Phi chapter may select one candidate from among its local applicants to compete for the Society-wide awards.

CHAPTER DEADLINE: MARCH 15, 2017
HEADQUARTERS DEADLINE: APRIL 15, 2017

 

DISSERTATION FELLOWSHIPS (10 DISTRIBUTED ANNUALLY)

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi will now award ten Dissertation Fellowships of $10,000 each to active members who are doctoral candidates and are completing dissertations.

The fellowship supports students in the dissertation writing stage of doctoral study. Awards are for 12 months of dissertation writing. All pre-dissertation requirements should be met by the application deadline, including approval of the dissertation proposal.

DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 30, 2016

 

STUDY ABROAD GRANTS (75 DISTRIBUTED ANNUALLY)

Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants are designed to help support undergraduates as they seek knowledge and experience in their academic fields by studying abroad. Seventy-five $1,000 grants are awarded each year (50 Session A / 25 Session B).

SESSION A DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 15, 2017
SESSION B DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 15, 2017

 

LOVE OF LEARNING AWARDS (200 DISTRIBUTED ANNUALLY)

Love of Learning Awards help fund post-baccalaureate studies and/or career development for active Phi Kappa Phi members to include, but not be limited to, graduate or professional studies, doctoral dissertations, continuing education, career development, travel related to teaching or studies, etc. Fellowship recipients are not eligible to apply. Two hundred awards valued at $500 each are presented annually, in two cycles.

SESSION A DEADLINE: APRIL 1, 2017
SESSION B DEADLINE: OCTOBER 1, 2017

 

LITERACY GRANTS (VARIABLE NUMBER DISTRIBUTED ANNUALLY)

The Literacy Grants program was initiated in 2003 to mobilize members and resources of Phi Kappa Phi and the higher education community to champion literacy initiatives. Grants of up to $2,500 are available to chapters and individual members to fund ongoing literacy projects or create new programs.

DEADLINE: APRIL 1, 2017

 

PHI KAPPA PHI SCHOLAR & ARTIST AWARDS (ONE EACH DISTRIBUTED EVERY BIENNIUM)

The Phi Kappa Phi Scholar and Artist Awards honor those individuals who demonstrate the ideals of the Society through their activities, achievements, and scholarship. Recipients are awarded a $1,000 honorarium, a one year active membership, a recognition certificate, and the opportunity to attend the Society’s biennial convention.

DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1, 2018

 

THE RAY SYLVESTER DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD (ONE DISTRIBUTED EVERY BIENNIUM)

The Ray Sylvester Distinguished Service Award grants $1,000 biennially to an active member who has provided sustained, non-compensated volunteer service to others beyond the realm of academia.

DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1, 2018

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