Award-Winning Phi Kappa Phi Members

Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship Competition

The Ithaca College Chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi invites outstanding seniors to apply for selection as the Chapter’s candidate for one of the prestigious National Fellowships for the first year of graduate or professional study.

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

  • Recent Ithaca College winners of Fellowships are: Ann Stewart (Music and Mathematics, 1994), Pablo Cora (Music, 1995), Teresa Lemery (Physical Therapy, 1997), Dheeraj Verma (Mathematics and Finance, 1999), Bridget Reynolds (Psychology, 2002) Rebecca Hammontree (Music, 2004), Dominic DiOrio (Music, 2006), Joseph Livingston (Chemistry, 2007), Kaitlyn Alcorn (Music, 2010), Kaylee Underkofler (Biochemistry, 2012) and Andrew Becker (Biochemistry, 2014).

Criteria used in the selection process include undergraduate academics, leadership and service both on the campus and in the community, graduate prospects, the student’s personal statement, and faculty and other recommendations.

Professor Diane Birr, President of the IC Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, will give an informational meeting for interested students in early February - date and time TBA.

The deadline for Ithaca College chapter applications is April 1, 2015.

Please forward completed application packets to Tammy Sritecha, Administrative Assistant to Phi Kappa Phi, Office of the Provost, 302B Peggy Ryan Williams Center. *Letters of Recommendation may be sent directly to PRW 302B in a sealed envelope, or included with the completed application.

The Chapter selection will be made by April 10, 2015, and national winners will be announced in May.

For more information about Fellowships and to find an application packet, see Fellowship FAQ