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Graduate Research - Resources

The Graduate Research Grant is open to all active (dues current) Phi Kappa Phi members or those who

  • Be an active (dues current) member of Phi Kappa Phi or have accepted membership by Nov. 30, 2024.
  • Be currently enrolled in a graduate program.
  • Be conducting or presenting research Jan. 1, 2025 - Aug. 31, 2025.
  • Not be a current Phi Kappa Phi Fellow or have received a previous Graduate Research Grant or Dissertation Fellowship.
  • Not be a sitting Phi Kappa Phi board member, divisional vice president, member of the Graduate Research Award committee or Society employee at the time of application or announcement..

Funds must be used for expenses associated with the proposed research experience.

Your application must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. CT on Nov. 30, 2024.

Please submit your application through our online portal.

Winners will be notified by Feb. 15, 2025.

Funds will be disbursed directly to the recipient via direct deposit.

Call the national office at 800-804-9880 or email

Award recipients are required to submit a W-9 to the Society.  Based on this award type and eligibility criteria, the Society will not issue a 1099-MISC to the recipient.  However, award proceeds may be taxable to the recipient depending on various factors.   Recipients should consult with their tax advisor regarding the taxability of award payments.

* Foreign persons, including nonresident aliens, must provide Form W-8 BEN. Depending on the award type and the information provided, Phi Kappa Phi may be required to withhold 30% of the award for tax purposes per Internal Revenue Service regulations.

Instructions for completing W-8BEN.