Scholarships


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Chapter PKP Scholarship | 2018

The San José State University chapter of Phi Kappa Phi offers an annual Gus Lease Scholarship that is named in honor of Dr. Gus Lease, the chapter's long-time leader and a legendary Professor of Music at SJSU for 65+ years.  This scholarship is awarded to one outstanding Junior when he/she is initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each spring.  Students who are interested in applying for this major opportunity should consult the Gus Lease Scholarship Application Guidelines for details.  Applications must be submitted to SJSU Chapter President Susan McClory by March 30, 2018 to receive full consideration.


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National PKP Fellowship | 2018

The national office of Phi Kappa Phi awards 57 annual Fellowships (51 @ $5,000 each + 6 @ $15,000 each) to PKP members entering their first year of graduate study.  Each chapter can select one local candidate to compete for these Society-wide fellowships.  Students interested in applying for this significant opportunity should consult the National Fellowship Guidelines, the Fellowship Factsheet, and the Fellowship weblink for details.  Completed applications, which should include all required materials, must be submitted to SJSU Chapter President Susan McClory by March 30, 2018 to receive full consideration.


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National PKP Grants & Awards | 2018

The national office of Phi Kappa Phi also awards 4 other kinds of Society-wide grants and fellowships to outstanding members of the Honor Society each year.  Students interested in applying for these opportunities should consult Phi Kappa Phi Opportunities as well as the information and weblinks summarized below.  All applications must be submitted to the awards portal of the PKP national office by the designated deadlines (except the Fellowship application, which must be completed online and subsequently submitted with all supporting materials to the SJSU chapter office as noted above).


Phi Kappa Phi | National Grants & Awards   

PKP Fellowships (Chapter Submission Deadline = 3/30/2018)

PKP Literacy Grants (Online Submission Deadline = 4/1/2018)

PKP Love of Learning Grants (Online Submission Deadlines = 4/1/2018 + 10/1/2018)

PKP Study Abroad Grants (Online Submission Deadline = 9/15/2018)

PKP Dissertation Fellowships (Online Submission Deadline = 11/30/2018)