Love of Learning Awards

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Awards & Grants:

Love of Learning Awards help fund post-baccalaureate professional development for active Phi Kappa Phi members to include (but not be limited to): Graduate or professional studies, doctoral dissertations, continuing education, career development, travel related to teaching/research/learning, etc. Recipients of the Fellowship award are not eligible to apply. Two hundred awards, at $500 each, are distributed each year.  We offer two application cycles each year, awarding one hundred winners per cycle. 

The competition is open to all active (dues current) Phi Kappa Phi members who:

  • Have completed their baccalaureate studies by application submission deadline.
  • Have not yet received a Fellowship or Award of Excellence grant.

2017 Session A

Love of Learning Winners

Name Chapter of Initiation
Emmanuel Akpan Florida Institute of Technology
Lauren Ashley Armstrong State University
Matthew Baideme United States Military Academy
Joyelle Ball Westmont College
Alden Bean Virginia Commonwealth University
Timothy Beichner Kansas State University
Elizabeth Bevan University of Alabama At Birmingham
Elizabeth Blackburn Arizona State University
Denise Paquette Boots University of Texas at Dallas, The
Larry L Bowman, Jr. East Tennessee State University
Cullen Buchanan University of Wisconsin-Madison
Melissa M Burnett University of Illinois at Chicago
Barnabas Bwambale Clemson University
Katherine Canfield University of Southern California
Jake Xavier Checketts Weber State University
Shijun Chen Texas State University
Iain J. Cruickshank United States Military Academy
Sofia D'Ambrosio University of Maryland, College Park
Ghadeer Kalid Dawwas University of Florida
Heather DeGrande Texas Woman's University
Stephanie Derisi-Lance University of South Florida
Teddy DeWitt University of Michigan
Brittany Drake University of Michigan
Ubaldo Duenas Jr. Texas A&M International University
Noah Dunham Illinois Wesleyan University
Elvis de Jesus Duran Sierra Texas A&M University
Ahad Esmaeilian Texas A&M University
Rachel Fenske University of Wisconsin-Madison
Jaclyn C. Fiola University of Maryland, College Park
Maria-Lisa Flemington California State University, Los Angeles
Natalie M. Flores California State University, Sacramento
Jaclyn Fowler Northern Illinois University
Alleana Micaela Fuentes University of the Philippines
Jacqueline Gill Wright State University
Laura Griffin Virginia Tech
Anthony Gusman California State University, Fullerton
Spencer Hudson Millikin University
Sonya L. Irons South Dakota State University
Wes Jeffrey Brigham Young University
Jeba Jesudoss Chelladurai Iowa State University
Kristyn Kamke North Carolina State University
Leah Kang University of Wisconsin-Madison
Alexander Killion Boise State University
Leslie King Radford University
Laurel Glyn Klafehn University of the Pacific
Joanna D. Kohlhepp Wright State University
Zobaida Laota North Carolina State University
Rameca Vincent Leary University of Maryland, College Park
Vanessa Lee University of Massachusetts
Evan Lester Middle Tennessee State University
Lindsay Lightner Washington State University Tri-Cities
Erick López University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Justin Lord University of Alabama At Birmingham
Alexis Lucia Carroll University
Verlaine McDonald Berea College
Katie McGill Millikin University
Lorin McIntosh Northern Arizona University
Regina McManigell Grijalva California State University, Northridge
Abigail Messinger Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
Caley Marie Mikesell Elon University
Ross Morgan East Tennessee State University
Miranda M. Nadeau University of Texas at Austin, The
Janine O'Shea University of Missouri-Kansas City
Ardie Pack-Mabien University of Alabama At Birmingham
Li-Ling Peng Fontbonne University
Joana Bless Perey University of the Philippines
Juan D. Pérez-Gutiérrez Mississippi State University
Piper Phillips University of North Carolina Wilmington
Amanda Joy Pitts Georgia College & State University
Stacy E. Porter University of Alaska Fairbanks
Mackenzie Postel University of Southern California
Maegen Rochner University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Stella D. Roden University of Central Missouri
Karen R. Ryberg North Dakota State University
Elisa Sance University of Maine
Melissa Sandoz Texas Tech University
Emily Daina Šaras Florida State University
Margaret Scheiner Florida State University
Ashley Schlafstein Augusta University
Ana Shalesi Valdosta State University
Narges Shayesteh Moghaddam University of Toledo, The
Matthew Simmons University of North Carolina at Charlotte, The
Nasim Soufizadeh Balaneji North Dakota State University
Morgan Sowers University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Robert Stein Virginia Commonwealth University
Mohsen Taheri Andani University of Michigan
Alfonso Toro Jr University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Steven C. Tracy University of Massachusetts
Danyel VanReenen Shepherd University
David Vialard Texas Tech University
Shelly Volsche University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Kati Von Seggern California State University, Long Beach
Trang VoPham University of Southern California
Isadora J. Wagner University of Mississippi, The
Tara Wengert Florida Atlantic University
Andrew R. White University of Nebraska at Kearney
Makhabele Nolana Woolfork University of Georgia
Kefei Wu University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Hai Yan University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Carly Ziter University of Wisconsin-Madison

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