Now Accepting Applications for 2021 Awards Program

Alyssa Perez
Jan 11, 2021

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is currently accepting applications for its 2021 awards program including Fellowships, Literacy Grants, Love of Learning Awards and Study Abroad Grants. These awards provide funding for graduate study, continuing education, professional development, studies abroad and local, national and international literacy initiatives.

Since 1932, Phi Kappa Phi’s awards program has recognized members and students on its chapter campuses for outstanding academic achievement. Each year $1 million is awarded through programs that last year recognized more than 375 individuals.

Programs currently accepting applications include:

  • Fellowships: 58 Fellowships are available each year - two at $35,000, six at $20,000 and fifty of $8,500 each to members entering the first year of graduate or professional study. The deadline to apply varies by each Phi Kappa Phi chapter. Contact your local chapter for deadline information.
  • Literacy Grants: Grants of up to $2,500 are available to Phi Kappa Phi chapters and individual members seeking funding for literacy initiatives. The deadline to apply is April 1.
  • Love of Learning Awards: 200 awards, at $500 each, are available to help fund post-baccalaureate studies and professional development for active members. The deadline to apply is June 30.
  • Study Abroad Grants: 75 grants of $1,000 each will be awarded to both members and non-members studying abroad. The program is currently suspended due to COVID-19 and will open when travel restrictions are lifted. Check back for updated open/deadline dates.

“I am honored and grateful to be in receipt of this Love of Learning award. Phi Kappa Phi continues to lead in being a society that promotes scholarly success by providing opportunities for young professionals to continue to develop themselves be it academically or professionally,” said Shakeil Jones, a Phi Kappa Phi award recipient. “I am privileged to be a part of a community that encourages the development of young persons in various fields.”

For more information including eligibility requirements and application instructions for each program, please visit