Phi Kappa Phi Announces Graduate Research Grant Recipients

Alyssa Perez
Mar 11, 2021

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi today announced the recipients of its Graduate Research Grants. The grants of up to $1,500 are designed to support graduate students who are active Society members seeking funding for research in support of career development opportunities.

The 20 grant recipients include students spanning a number of academic disciplines:

  • Mackenzie Berry, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Rebecca Bracken, Mississippi State University
  • Theresa Burkhart, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Lindsay Carlisle, Longwood University
  • Erica Dasi, University of Maryland, Baltimore Campuses
  • Alice Dell’Era, Florida International University
  • Satwik Dutta, The University of Texas at Dallas
  • Pauline Karanja, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Cargi Kilic, West Virginia University
  • L.S. King, Radford University
  • Tina Melamed, The University of Texas at Dallas
  • Hannah M. Ming, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Stephanie Myers, Oklahoma State University
  • Ana Rabasco, Fordham University
  • Chinyere N. Reid, University of South Florida
  • Midori Samson, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Aman Sharma, University of Massachusetts
  • Nikhil Tiwari, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Alex Washburn, Texas Tech University
  • Rebekah White, University of Arkansas at Little Rock

“The Graduate Research Grant is the newest award created by the Society. The amazing response to the pilot we ran previously was all the evidence we needed to know that such an award would fill an important need for our graduate student members,” said Society Executive Director Dr. Mary Todd.

Established in 2018, the grants are part of the Society’s robust awards program, which gives $1 million each year to outstanding students and members through study abroad grants, graduate fellowships, funding for post-baccalaureate development, member and chapter awards, and grants for local, national and international literacy initiatives.

To learn more about the Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Research Grant and this year’s recipients, please visit