The Honors College at the University of Texas at Dallas

Phi Kappa Phi Awards & Scholarships

Phi Kappa Phi Fellowships

The Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship program supports outstanding students who are entering their first year of graduate or professional study. Fifty-seven fellowships of $5,000 each and three fellowships valued at $15,000 each are awarded annually. Each chapter can submit only one nominee annually.

Application forms and information are located on the Phi Kappa Phi Fellowships page.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: April 15

Study Abroad Grants

Study abroad grants support undergraduate study abroad in major scholarly areas of interest that might otherwise not be possible without such support. Grants are valued at $1,000 per student for the academic year. Forty-five awards are given annually by national office and any UTD student is eligible to apply. There is a limit of three awards for each chapter annually.

Application forms and information are located on the Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants page.

SESSION A DEADLINE – February 15
SESSION B DEADLINE – September 15

Love of Learning Awards

Love of Learning awards help to support post-baccalaureate studies and career development for active Phi Kappa Phi members across any number of activities. Examples of funded projects include continuing education, doctoral dissertations, graduate or professional studies, professional conference presentation travel funds, teaching supplies that add to professional development, and so on. PKP Fellowship recipients are ineligible to apply for this award. Any Phi Kappa Phi member may apply.

Application forms and information are located on the Phi Kappa Phi Love of Learning Awards page.

SESSION A DEADLINE – April 1
SESSION B DEADLINE – October 1

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.

More information is located on the Phi Kappa Phi Literacy Grants page.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: April 1

Phi Kappa Phi Scholar and Artist Award

The Scholar award honors exceptional contributions of an individual that exemplify the high standards of Phi Kappa Phi through their scholarly, professional, and service activities and accomplishments. The Artist award supports a nationally or internationally-recognized artist with a history of distinguished past accomplishments in the visual, performing, and applied arts and humanities. Awardees are provided with a $1,000 honorarium, a one-year active membership, a special recognition certificate, and are hosted at the Society's biennial convention. Each award is given once per biennium.

More information is located on the Phi Kappa Phi Scholar & Artist Awards page.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: February 15

Cyrus D. Cantrell III Academic Travel Grant

The Cyrus D. Cantrell III Academic Travel Grant is a $500 grant offered by PKP Chapter 316 to help supplement travel expenses incurred for academic research or participation at academic conferences and meetings. All student members of PKP Chapter 316 are eligible to apply. Each semester, grants will be awarded to five active PKP student or alumni members. To apply for the grant, submit a curriculum vita with full contact information (two pages or less); current UTD academic transcript (may use an unofficial transcript); a 500-word essay explaining the purpose of the travel, how travel funds will be used, and the meaning of the travel for the applicant’s broader research agenda; and one letter of recommendation by a UTD faculty member, which should include an explanation of significance of the applicant’s travel plans. The letter must be submitted in a signed, sealed envelope, or emailed by the faculty member directly to Dr. Douglas C. Dow, UT Dallas Chapter of PKP Vice President for Scholarships and Awards, 800 W. Campbell Road, Mailstop: GC10 Richardson, TX 75080. For additional information, please contact Dr. Dow at (972) 883-4934 or email him at .

DEADLINE FOR FALL SUBMISSION: December 8
DEADLINE FOR SPRING SUBMISSION: May 9

Phi Kappa Phi Distinguished Service Award

The Phi Kappa Phi 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.

More information is located on the Phi Kappa Phi Distinguished Service Award page.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: February 1

Dissertation Fellowship

Each year, The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi awards two Dissertation Fellowships of $10,000 each to members who are doctoral candidates and are dissertations. This fellowship is open to all active Phi Kappa Phi members or those who have accepted membership by November 30, attend a U.S. regionally accredited, doctoral-granting institution of higher education, have completed all pre-dissertation requirements and have the endorsement of their dissertation chair.

More information is located on the Phi Kappa Phi Dissertation Fellowship page.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: November 30