SJSU Chapter Scholarship | 2018
The Gus Lease Scholarship
The SJSU chapter of Phi Kappa Phi traditionally offers an annual Scholarship to an outstanding Junior when he/she is initiated into the Honor Society.
Beginning with the 2017 award, the scholarship will be dedicated to Dr. Gus Lease who was a long time leader of the San José State chapter.
Information about applying will be sent to new Junior initiates in the spring.
National Grants & Awards | 2018
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi’s ongoing commitment to excellence is reflected in its award and grant programs. More than $1 million is awarded each biennium to outstanding members and chapters through the Society’s various award competitions.
FELLOWSHIPS (57 distributed annually)
Each year Phi Kappa Phi awards fifty-one Fellowships of $5,000 each and six valued at $15,000 each to members entering their firstyearofgraduateorprofessionalstudy.Eachchaptermayselectonecandidatefromamongitslocal applicantstocompetefor Society-wide awards.
CHAPTER DEADLINE:April 1, 2018
HEADQUARTERSDEADLINE:April 15, 2018
DISSERTATION FELLOWSHIPS (10 distributed annually)
The Dissertation Fellowship program is new to The Society and is intended to support doctoral candidates who are writing dissertations. Phi Kappa Phi awards ten Dissertation Fellowships of $10,000 per year.
DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 30, 2017
STUDY ABROAD GRANTS(75 distributed annually – 50 Session A / 25 Session B)
Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants are designed to help support undergraduates as they seek knowledg eand experience in their academic fields by studying abroad. Seventy-five grants in the amount of $1,000 each are awarded every year, in two cycles.
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: APRIL1,2017
SESSION B DEADLINE: OCTOBER1,2017
LITERACY GRANTS (variable number distributed ) TheLiteracyGrantsprogramwasinitiatedin2003tomobilizemembersandresourcesofPhiKappaPhiandthehigher education communitytochampionliteracyinitiatives.Grantsofupto$2,500areavailabletochaptersandindividual memberstofund 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 lifelong activities, achievements, and scholarship. Recipients are awarded a $1,000 honorarium, life 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