National awards of excellence 

National awards

The National Scholar Award and the National Artist Award honor those individuals who demonstrate the ideals of Phi Kappa Phi through their activities, achievements and scholarship. Each of the society’s five regions has similar competitions at the regional level. 

National scholarship and grant competitions

More than $700,000 is awarded each year to outstanding Phi Kappa Phi members and chapters through the society’s various awards competition: the Graduate Fellowship, National Scholar and Artist, Promotion of Excellence, Study Abroad Grants and Literacy Grants. Click here to learn more.

Every year, the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi awards fifty-seven Fellowships of $5,000 each and three at $15,000 each to members entering the first year of graduate or professional study. Each Phi Kappa Phi chapter may select one candidate from among its local applicants to compete for the Society-wide awards.

Please note that the Virginia Commonwealth University chapter of Phi Kappa Phi is permitted to submit only one nominee for the graduate fellowships offered by the national organization. You need not be a member of Phi Kappa Phi to apply.

Fellowship applications will be available in your dean’s office in the fall.


(Video via Phi Kappa Phi national website)