Love of Learning Awards

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2018 Deadline

Session B - Oct. 1, 2018

2019 Deadlines

Session A - April 1, 2019
Session B - Oct. 1, 2019


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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.

2018 Session A

Love of Learning Recipients

Name Chapter of Initiation
Meleah Abron University of Maryland University College
James Almeida Boise State University
Jason Arledge University of Mississippi, The
Sarah E. Austin
Colorado State University
Kristina Baltutis
North Carolina State University
William D. Bartle
Longwood University
Upendra Bahadur Bom
Texas State University
Kelly Briggs
Kansas State University
Courtney Broderick
University of Texas at Austin, The
Gustavo Eidji Camarinha Fujiwara
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bradley Carlson
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Angela Chapman
Bowling Green State University
Mengyang Chi
Virginia Tech
Shao-Hua Chin
Texas Tech University
Lorraine Marie Cintron Colon
Nova Southeastern University
Ryan Clark San Jose State University
Nikki Clauss Oklahoma State University
Hannah Clipp University of Delaware
Kevin P. Collins
Texas State University
Gordon Christopher Culletto University of North Carolina at Charlotte, The
Katie Daily United States Military Academy
Ryan J. Davis
University of Maryland, College Park
Brittany M. Davis Texas State University
Weerakonda Arachchige Bhagya De Silva University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Lydia Dempsey Bowling Green State University
Julia Di Fiore Florida State University
Brian S. Di Pace Virginia Commonwealth University
Alicia Dixon
University of Mississippi, The
Gokila Dorai Florida State University
Caitlin Duerler
Lamar University
Nicolas Emilfork University of Texas at Austin, The
Shari Jane Fieser
Truman State University
Farnaz Fouladi North Dakota State University
Ilias Gavrielatos
University of Tulsa, The
Lauren Goworowski Florida Institute of Technology
Vincent J. Graffeo
University of Alabama At Birmingham
Donald L. Grebner Mississippi State University
Marilyn Harhai
Clarion University of Pennsylvania
Danielle Hayes Ithaca College
Shelby Helwig
Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania
Chloe' D. Henson Mississippi State University
Christopher Jay
Virginia Commonwealth University
Chinyere P. Jebavy Tennessee Technological University
Erika Johnson Texas Woman's University
Maureen Johnson
Texas Woman's University
Kayte Kaminski Montana State University
P. Nick Kardulias Ohio State University, The
Michael Kessler
California State University, Long Beach
Raquel Acevedo Klein State University of New York at Potsdam
Shelby R. Knighten
University of Mississippi, The
Rachel Knobel University of Maryland, College Park
Ethan Krell
Pennsylvania State University
Naveen Kumar Texas Tech University
Aparna Kumari
University of Idaho
Sarah E. Kurz Eastern Michigan University
Stella J. Landers
Texas A&M University-Commerce
Chloe Lash
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, The
Kapria Lee Florida State University
Carrie B. LeGarde
University of Montana
Kristen Lillvis Marshall University
Melanie Maddox
Troy University
Mindy Alison Menn
Texas A&M University
Etenia Mullins Austin Peay State University
Sourabh Nadgouda
Ohio State University, The
Caroline L.C. Neely George Mason University
Thu Hoai Nguyen
Louisiana State University
Ruth Nolan Northern Arizona University
Heidi Noneman
Ball State University
Kelsey Lorin Ohman University of Florida
Babajide A. Ojo
Oklahoma State University
Katherine O'Meara Emporia State University
Bremansu Osa-Andrews
South Dakota State University
Anthony C. Pais Old Dominion University
Rick Palese
University of Texas at Austin, The
Emily P. Peron Virginia Commonwealth University
Justine Powell
Florida State University
Justin M. Pratt Southeast Missouri State University
Devin Preston
University of New Orleans
Christina Preston California State University, Sacramento
Ismatara Reena
Lamar University
Ariann Robino Virginia Tech
Mahima Sajan Varghese
Texas State University
Farshad Salimi Naneh Karan University of Tennessee, Knoxville, The
Kayla Schmelz
Nova Southeastern University
Lauren Schroeder
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, The
Rhimmon Simchy-Gross
State University of New York at Potsdam
Claudia Simon Texas Tech University
Jessica Spiegelberg
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Elizabeth Tep California State University, Long Beach
Kelly Toner University of West Florida
Pamela M. Torres-Jiménez
Old Dominion University
Tereza Trejbalova University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Jolene Vincent
University of Central Florida
Barret Wessel University of Maryland, College Park
Lyda Murillo Wilbur Oklahoma State University
Scott Willard
Mississippi State University
Lucas F. W. Wilson
Florida Atlantic University
McCaide Wooten North Carolina State University
Chang Yuan
North Carolina State University
Vincent Zaballa Texas A&M University

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