Deadline Approaching for Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants


The deadline to apply for a study abroad grant from The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is Wednesday, February 15. Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline honor society, will award 50 $1,000 grants to students nationwide.

Awarded twice a year—50 in the spring and 25 in the fall—the grants are designed to support undergraduates, both members, and nonmembers, as they seek expanded knowledge and experience in their academic fields. Interested students do not have to be a member of Phi Kappa Phi to apply, but must currently attend an institution with an active chapter.

“Throughout my entire life I have been fascinated with science and mathematics and have had a passion for education, teaching, and learning,” said John Heeg, a 2016 grant recipient from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. “In order to reach a greater number of students, I have a desire to become more proficient in the Spanish language and experience Spanish culture. The Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant will make this dream a reality.”

Phi Kappa Phi gives 75 study abroad grants annually to students on its chapter campuses. Since its inception in 2001, the program has awarded more than $775,000.

In addition to the study abroad program, the Society awards $1.4 million each biennium to qualifying students and members through graduate fellowships, funding for post-baccalaureate development, member, and chapter awards, and grants for local, national and international literacy initiatives.

The application period for students to apply for a $1,000 study abroad grant is currently open until February 15. For full eligibility requirements and application instructions, visit Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad.

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