Explore 2023 Phi Kappa Phi Award Opportunities

Blair Burrell
Jan 9, 2023

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is currently accepting applications for its 2023 awards program including Pioneer Awards, Study Abroad Grants, Literacy Grants, Fellowships and Love of Learning Awards. These awards play a critical role in transforming the lives of students and members by providing funding for graduate study, national and international literacy initiatives, continuing education, and much more! 

Since 1932, Phi Kappa Phi’s awards program has recognized members and students on its chapter campuses for outstanding academic achievement. Each year $1.3 million is awarded through programs that last year recognized more than 425 individuals.

Programs currently accepting applications include:

  • Pioneer Awards: Fifty $1,000 awards are available to undergraduate members for developing the research, engagement, and leadership skills necessary to become a successful scholar. The Deadline to apply is June 1.
  • Study Abroad Grants: One hundred twenty-five grants of $1,000 each will be awarded to both members and non-members studying abroad. The deadline to apply is March 15.
  • 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.
  • Fellowships: A total of 62 Fellowships are available each year - two at $35,000, six at $20,000 and fifty-four 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.
  • Love of Learning Awards: Two hundred awards at $1,000 each, are available to help fund post-baccalaureate studies and professional development for active members. The deadline to apply is June 30.

“The best part of Phi Kappa Phi is the society's support for continued education and professional development.” said Catherine Jermany, 2022 Love of Learning recipient.

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