Love of Learning Awards

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  • Session A Deadline - April 1, 2017
  • Session B Deadline - Oct. 1, 2017

Love of Learning Awards help fund post-baccalaureate professional 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/research/learning, etc. Recipients of the Fellowship award are not eligible to apply. Two hundred awards, at $500 each, are distributed each year.  We offer two application cycles each year, awarding one hundred 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.

2016 Session A

Love of Learning Winners

Name Chapter of Initiation
Jennifer Agbonlahor Florida Institute of Technology
Kristina Simmons Baltutis North Carolina State University
John Belanger United States Military Academy
Anna Bethea Samford University
Alexandra Kelly Brooks University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Courtney Brown Arizona State University
Angela Chuang University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Amy Clark Texas Woman's University
Ryan J. Davis University of Maryland, College Park
Nneka D. Dennie University of Massachusetts
Mary Turner DePalma Ithaca College
Sara Lynn Nicole Farwell Pennsylvania State University
Jennifer O. Gammage University of New Mexico
Paul A. Gilmore The Ohio State University
Diletta Giuntini San Diego State University
Nathalie M Gomez California State University, Fresno
Stephen Grado Mississippi State University
Melissa Heinitz University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Katharine Henry California State University, Los Angeles
Mike Hess Western Michigan University
Allyson Hoffman University of South Florida
Ho'omana Nathan Horton Oklahoma State University
Neil Humphrey Marshall University
Erika T. Johnson Texas Woman's University
Dr. Ryan R. Kelly Arkansas State University
Preston N. King RN, BSN Southeast Missouri State University
Brian Kirk University of Southern California
Angelika Kraemer Michigan State University
Sabin Kshattry University of Texas at Dallas
Matthew Landry Louisiana State University
Sunhye Lee University of Georgia
Alexander Ken Libranza University of Philippines
Matt Lopez California State University, Fresno
Rachel Luoma Georgia Southern University
Robert L. Lyda Auburn University
Leah McCurdy University of Texas at San Antonio
Nina Mengali The Ohio State University
Alyssia Miller The University of Alabama
Melissa J. Mokel, PhD, APRN-BC University of Connecticut
Drew M Morris Clemson University
Joshua Mullenite Florida International University
Caroline L.C. Neely George Mason University
Kien Q. Nguyen University of Kansas
Thu H. Nguyen Louisiana State University
Roland Nunez Oklahoma State University
Julie Obenauer East Tennessee State University
Jeanine Page Lycoming College
Gretel Patch Boise State University
Jennifer Perion University of Toledo
Marissa Perrone Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Alyssa L Pon-Franklin University of Wisconsin-Madison
Logeswari Ponnusamy Texas Tech University
Gregory M. Pysh Youngstown State University
Paige Rassega Youngstown State University
Jerome Reitano Oklahoma State University
Katherine M. Robiadek Michigan State University
Larra Rucker California State University, Stanislaus
Nur-Alhuda Shahub University of North Texas
Tanika Sikes Eastern Michigan University
Missie Smith Mississippi State University
Michelle Smith University of Central Missouri
Christie Sowby University of Utah
Keiko Helene Stobaeus Berry College
Erin Stone Southern Utah University
Jennifer Storer University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Mary Swearinger California State University, Chico
Jeffrey Swofford Arizona State University
Rebecca Sydow College of Charleston
Resham Thapa North Dakota State University
Goutham Vasam North Dakota State University
Elizabeth Vincent East Carolina University
Dongyu Simon Wang The University of Texas at Austin
Mary Weishaar Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
Lindsey Weishar University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Lauren Weittenhiller University of Texas at Dallas
Jenna J. Wintemberg University of Missouri
Teagan A. Wolter University of Wisconsin-Madison
Amelia Yeo University of Wisconsin-Madison
Allison Young University of Kentucky
Keith W. Zirkle James Madison University

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