Award-Winning Phi Kappa Phi Members

National Awards

2014 Phi Kappa Phi National Graduate Fellowship Winner: Andrew Becker

A 2014 Ithaca College graduate, Andrew was awarded a Phi Kappa Phi National Graduate Fellowship. This $5,000 fellowship recognizes students with outstanding academic and extracurricular performance as they enter their first year of full-time graduate or professional study. While at Ithaca College, Andrew completed his Bachelor of Science degree as a Biochemistry major. Among his many outstanding achievements, Andrew was the Director of Internal Communications for the Senior Class Cabinet, President of the Pre-Medical Society, President of the Diabetes Awareness Club, and a Group Leader for Ithaca College’s Relay for Life, which raises money for the American Cancer Society. He also served as a teaching assistant and Academic Enrichment Services tutor for chemistry courses. In November 2013 Andrew received the Phi Kappa Phi John Bernard Presidential Scholar Award. Andrew plans to study at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. 

We are delighted to add Andrew Becker to our chapter’s list of recipients!

About the Phi Kappa Phi National Graduate Fellowship Program

From its beginnings in 1929, the Phi Kappa Phi National Graduate Fellowship Program has become one of the largest and most respected scholarship programs in the country, allocating more than $380,000 annually to outstanding students for first-year graduate study.

Last year Phi Kappa Phi awarded 51 Fellowships of $5,000 each and six at $15,000 each to members entering the first year of graduate or professional study. Each chapter has the opportunity to submit one nominee.

The following Ithaca College students have won Fellowships in the past:

  • Kaylee Underkofler, Biochemistry, 2012
  • Kaitlyn Alcorn, Music, 2010
  • Joseph Livingston, Chemistry, 2007
  • Dominic DiOrio, Music, 2006
  • Rebecca Hammontree, Music, 2004
  • Bridget Reynolds, Psychology, 2002
  • Dheeraj Verma, Mathematics and Finance, 1999
  • Teresa Lemery, Physical Therapy, 1997
  • Pablo Cora, Music, 1995
  • Ann Stewart, Music and Mathematics, 1994

In addition, the following Ithaca College students have won Awards of Excellence:

  • Jill Cadby, Health Sciences, 2009
  • Johanna Mailhot, Health Sciences, 2008
  • Sarah Gates, Psychology, 2001  

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