Since 1932, Phi Kappa Phi has supported the educational pursuits of its members through robust award and grant programs. The Society awards  $1.3 million each year to outstanding students, members, chapters and institutions.

We encourage members to learn more about each program by reviewing the eligibility requirements, application information, frequently asked questions, and more below. There is a program for everyone!

Pioneer Awards are designed to encourage and reward undergraduate members for developing the research, engagement and leadership skills necessary to become a successful scholar. Fifty $1,000 awards are distributed annually.
Fifty-four Fellowships of $8,500 each, six at $20,000 each and two at $35,000 each are awarded to members entering the first year of graduate or professional study.
One hundred twenty-five $1,000 grants are awarded each year and support undergraduates as they seek knowledge and experience in their academic fields by studying abroad.
Fifteen Dissertation Fellowships of $10,000 each are awarded annually to active members who are doctoral candidates and are completing dissertations. The fellowship supports students in the dissertation writing stage of doctoral study and is for 12 months of dissertation writing.
Grants of up to $1,500 are available to members attending graduate school to provide funding for research in support of career development opportunities, such as conducting or presenting research.
Two hundred awards, at $1,000 each, are distributed each year and help fund post-baccalaureate studies and career development including graduate or professional studies, doctoral dissertations, continuing education, travel related to teaching/studies, and more.
Grants of up to $2,500 are available to Phi Kappa Phi chapters and individual members to provide funding to new and ongoing projects that reinforce part of the Society’s mission to engage the community of scholars in service to others.
In honor of former Executive Director Dr. Mary Todd, the Society will honor one faculty member with a $50,000 award to support a sabbatical year or similar reassignment of duties.
This award honors an individual who has provided sustained, non-compensated volunteer service to others beyond the realm of academia.
The Scholar Award recognizes excellence in teaching, research and public service, while the Artist Award recognizes the achievements of those who have displayed talents in the broad realm of the arts—creative, graphic, performing, visual and/or fine arts.