Fellowships & Grants

Opportunities include:

  • Graduate Fellowships
  • Study Abroad Grants
  • Literacy Grants
  • Love of Learning

Student members of Phi Kappa Phi are urged to enter the annual Fellowship competition.  Both Chapter and National Awards are available.  Phi Kappa Phi awards 62 Fellowships of $8,500 each, six at $20,000 each, and two at $35,000 each to members entering the first year of graduate or professional study.    Every chapter has the opportunity to submit one nominee and the awards can be used in addition to any other financial support received by the student. Since the Fellowship Program's inception, more than 2,000 students have benefited. The University of Kansas Chapter awards a $1500 Blackiston Memorial Fellowship to its nominee for the National Fellowship.


Application forms can be downloaded from the National Phi Kappa Phi website 

Applications must be submitted by March 31st to:

Dr. David Darwin

Scholarship and Awards Coordinator for the KU Chapter

CEAE Department, 2150 Learned Hall

1530 W. 15th Street

Lawrence, KS 66045

Visit Phi Kappa Phi Scholarships and Awards page for more information on all the awards that are available.

Past Blackiston Memorial Fellowship Winners