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Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship

Provides support to Phi Kappa Phi members entering the first year of graduate or professional study. See local Phi Kappa Phi chapter for complete application information, including internal group deadline.


Every year, the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi awards fifty-seven Fellowships of $5,000 each and three 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


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Selection Criteria

Selection is based on applicant’s promise of success in graduate or professional study, as evidenced by:

  • Academic achievement, including transcripts, honors and awards, relevant research experience, standardized test scores, and samples of creative work;

  • Service and leadership experience, on and off campus;

  • Letters of recommendation;

  • Personal statement and career goals;

  • Acceptance at an approved graduate or professional program.


To apply for a Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship, you must:

  • Be an active member of Phi Kappa Phi or have accepted membership by June 30 in the year of application.  Applications will be accepted from individuals selected for membership but not yet initiated.  See the application form for details;

  • Have applied to enroll as a full-time student in a post-baccalaureate program of study for the academic year following receipt of fellowship, preferably at an accredited American institution of higher learning.  Accredited international institutions are acceptable.


Fellowship awards are $5,000.  Awards of Excellence are $2,000.


Awards are distributed to support the first year of graduate or professional study.

For more information:

Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship