Phi Kappa Phi Announces Graduate Fellowship Competition, Study Abroad Grants

The Truman State University chapter of Phi Kappa Phi would like to announce the competition for the 2007 PKP Graduate Fellowship. Every year, the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi awards 60 Fellowships of $5,000 each and 40 Awards of Excellence of $2,000 each to members entering the first year of graduate or professional study. Last year, Elizabeth Bobzien was selected for a Fellowship as a representative of Truman State University.

To apply for a Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship, students must be an active member of Phi Kappa Phi (annual dues paid by March 31, 2007) or have accepted membership by June 30, 2007. Students also must have applied and been accepted as a full-time student in a post-baccalaureate program of study for the 2007-2008 academic year, preferably at an accredited American institution of higher learning. Complete application packets should be submitted to Truman’s Phi Kappa Phi chapter no later than Feb. 1.

Students registering in all professional and graduate fields are eligible. Applicants who have already earned credit for a full term of graduate study or its equivalent before the 2007–2008 academic year are not eligible. To obtain application materials, download the application packet (using Adobe Acrobat Reader) at Students may complete the application online, print it out, and submit it with the other required materials to the Truman chapter. Any questions about this should be directed to Wynne Wilbur, or at 785.4435.

The Truman State University chapter of Phi Kappa Phi announces Study Abroad Grants for the 2007-2008 school year. These grants are designed to help support undergraduates as they seek knowledge and experience in their academic fields by studying abroad. Applicants do not have to be a member of Phi Kappa Phi, but should have a minimum of 30 semester hours and no more than 90 semester hours by Feb. 15, and a grade point average of 3.5 or higher to apply. Students must also have been accepted into an accredited study abroad program before the application deadline. Study abroad should take place between May 1, 2007, and June 30, 2008. The completed application and supporting materials (original plus five copies) must arrive at the Society Headquarters on or before Feb. 15. Any questions about this grant should be directed to Wynne Wilbur, or at 785.4435.
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