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Our Award Programs

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi's ongoing commitment to excellence is reflected in its grants and awards programs. $1 million is awarded each biennium to outstanding students, Phi Kappa Phi members and chapters through the Society's various awards competitions. If you've already started an application please login here otherwise choose your award and apply online.

Dissertation Fellowship

The Dissertation 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. Applications and any supporting documents will be accepted from 10/1/2014 to 11:59 p.m. CT on 11/30/2014.

Study Abroad Grants

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. Fifty $1,000 grants are awarded each year.
Applications and any supporting documents will be accepted from 12/15/2013 to 11:59 p.m. CT on 4/1/2014.

Literacy Grants

The Literacy Grants program was initiated 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 Phi Kappa Phi chapters and individual members to fund ongoing literacy projects or to create new initiatives. The Society's commitment to the cause of literacy grows out of an is consistent with its mission, which was expanded to include "... and to engage the community of scholars in service to others."
Applications and any supporting documents will be accepted from 12/15/2014 to 11:59 p.m. CT on 4/1/2015.

Love of Learning

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/studies, etc. Recipients of the Fellowship award are not eligible to apply. Beginning in 2013, one hundred forty-seven awards at $500 each, will be distributed.
Applications and any supporting documents will be accepted from 12/15/2013 to 11:59 p.m. CT on 4/1/2014.

Fellowship

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 Phi Kappa Phi chapter may select one candidate from among its local applicants to compete for the Society-wide awards.
Applications and any supporting documents will be accepted from 12/15/2014 to 11:59 p.m. CT on 4/15/2015.

Scholar and Artist

The Phi Kappa Phi Scholar Award and Phi Kappa Phi Artist Award honor those individuals who demonstrate the ideals of the Society through their activities, achievements, and scholarship. Awardees receive $1,000 honoraria, a one year active membership and a recognition certificate. Each award is given once per biennium.

First presented in 1974, the Scholar Award recognized excellence in teaching, research, and public service. In 1983, the Artist Award was established to recognize the achievements of those who, in addition to their outstanding scholarship, have displayed talents in the broad realm of the arts-creative, graphic, performing, visual, and/or fine arts.
Applications and any supporting documents will be accepted from 12/15/2015 to 11:59 p.m. CT on 2/1/2016.