Love of Learning Awards

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  • Session A Deadline - April 1, 2016
  • Session B Deadline - Oct. 1, 2016

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/studies, etc. Recipients of the Fellowship award are not eligible to apply. One hundred sixty awards, at $500 each, are distributed each year.  We will now offer two application cycles each year, awarding eighty winners per cycle. 

The competition is open to all active (dues current) Phi Kappa Phi members who:

  • Have completed their baccalaureate studies by application submission deadline.
  • Have not yet received a Fellowship or Award of Excellence grant.

2015 Session B

Love of Learning Winners

Name Chapter of Initiation
Zahra Atefi California State University, Los Angeles
Jacqueline Augustine Syracuse University
Christopher A. Beaudoin University of Missouri-Kansas City
Jonathan R. Belanich University of Alabama At Birmingham
Sridevi Nakka Kansas State University
Anna Bethea Samford University
Marina Byrd University of Kentucky
Tonneka M. Caddell Clark Atlanta University
Piyawan Charoensap-Kelly University of Southern Mississippi
Cameron Croft University of Oklahoma
Mark C. DeBlois Marshall University
Payman Dehghanian Texas A & M University
Noah Dunham The Ohio State University
Julie Dunn Boise State University
Nicole Eisenberg University of Maryland, College Park
Meghan Fisher University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Hannah M Goldner University of California-Davis
Javier Gonzalez Sanchez Arizona State University
Daniel Gorelov University of North Florida
Angela Marie Granese University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Alana N. Greene Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
Brigid Grund University of Wyoming
Shaina Gulin Virginia Commonwealth University
Suzana Hamdan Louisiana State University
Kelly R. Hangauer University of Missouri-Kansas City
Laura Hanna Valdosta State University
Brooke Helmberger The University of Tulsa
Katharine Henry California State University, Los Angeles
Elizabeth W. Hyde North Carolina State University
Robert C. Intrieri Western Illinois University
Benjamin Hiramatsu Ireland University of Michigan
Sonya L. Irons, PT, DPT, CCS South Dakota State University
Paul Nick Kardulias The Ohio State University
Xiaoxin Kuang East Tennessee State University
Rebecca Lehman Virginia Commonwealth University
Katy Lewis Longwood University
Olivia Lindly Oregon State University
Andrea Lopez Salazar University of Connecticut
Bob Lynch University of Houston-Victoria
Katie Magana Northwestern State University of Louisiana
Christopher Maier University of North Carolina Wilmington
Ashley Nicole Martof Youngstown State University
Erin Mattson Texas A & M University
Chinyere P. Mbachu, PhD Tennessee Technological University
Roger Lee Mendoza University of Philippines
Erin Mitchell Winthrop University
Jared C. Moser Virginia Polytech Institute & State University
Chido Muchemwa University of North Texas
Elizabeth Mumaw The University of Mississippi
Lien Nguyen University of South Florida
Yuanhao Niu University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Rachelle R. Olsen Brigham Young University
John Ottinger III University of Central Florida
Oscar Pardo-Planas Oklahoma State University
Dr. R. Eric Platt University of Southern Mississippi
Noe Pliego Campos University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Catherine A. Purdy Virginia Commonwealth University
Lyndsay Rankin Marshall University
Michele M. Reid University of South Florida
Grant E. Rissler Virginia Commonwealth University
Stella Dayrit Roden University of Central Missouri
Elaine Roghanian Villanova University
Courtney A. Roy University of Central Florida
Preeti Samudra University of Michigan
Tina Anne Sebastian University of Massachusetts
Ruchitbhai Shah The University of Mississippi
Linda Struckmeyer Texas Woman's University
Bryan John J. Subong University of Philippines
Janani Sundaresan University of Texas at Dallas
Adam Szetela Kansas State University
Trevor R Tivey Oregon State University
Aditya Togi University of Toledo
Mary J. Trotier Northern Illinois University
James M. Van Wyck Fordham University
Amber L. Vlasnik The Ohio State University
Shelly Volsche University of Nevada,Las Vegas
Samra Ward The University of Mississippi
Ryan Wellington Oklahoma State University
Barret Wessel University of Maryland, College Park
Vincent Zaballa Texas A & M University

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