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Fellowship — FAQ

Who is eligible to apply?
To apply for a Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship, you must:

  • Be an active member of Phi Kappa Phi (annual dues paid by April 15 of the current year) or have accepted membership by June 30 of the year in which you are applying. 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 current academic year. Accredited international institutions are acceptable.

Please note:

  • International students are eligible.
  • Students registering in all professional and graduate fields are eligible.
  • Applicants who have successfully completed 10 or more graduate credits on or before April 15 are not eligible.
  • Winners may defer for up to two years, pending approval.

How do I know if my membership is current?
Call the Society Headquarters at 800.804.9880 or via email at

Is the Fellowship for Phi Kappa Phi seniors only?
In addition to being a member, you may apply at anytime after receiving your Bachelor's degree, as long as you have not earned 10+ hours of graduate credits.

What is the deadline?
The deadline to apply at your local chapter may vary. Please check with a chapter officer. To find a list of the officers at your chapter, click here.

How do I get an application?
The Fellowship application may be downloaded from this website. Please note that the application must be typed. Handwritten applications will be disqualified.

What do I include with my application?
You must include the following:

  • original application
  • official transcript(s)
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • official standardized test score reports. If test scores are not required, send a copy of one or two pages from a portfolio or example of creative work, e.g. CD, DVD, slides, or several pages of a manuscript.

Where do I send my application?
Applications must arrive at your local Phi Kappa Phi chapter by the date they have set. The local chapter will select a nominee to compete in the national competition. See the Chapter Directory for contact information on where to send your application.

Where do I apply if I have received my Bachelor's degree a few years ago and am no longer living close to my graduating institute?
You must apply at the institution where you were inducted. See the Chapter Directory for contact information.

When will I know if I am a recipient?
You will be notified by June 1.

When will I receive my award?
You will receive your award when you and the Registrar have fully completed the Certificate of Registration, and it has been received by the Society Headquarters no earlier than July 1 of the year in which you are applying. Marcus L. Urann Fellowship recipients will receive the award in two payments, one in the fall and one in the spring.

Can my award be sent to my attending university?
The award will be sent directly to you. It is important that you provide us with a current address on your Certificate of Registration. It is your responsibility to update us on any changes in your current status.

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