Awards and Fellowship Applications Deadlines for 2018

Dear OSU PKP Member,

Welcome to our chapter!  Please take a moment to learn about all the wonderful funding, awards and fellowship opportunities that The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi has to offer to you as members.

Fellowship (chapter deadline: chapter should determine this date; at least 2 weeks prior to Society deadline of April 15, 2018)

Dissertation Fellowship – online application deadline:  November 30, 2017

Study Abroad – online application deadline:  February 15, 2018 & September 15, 2018

Literacy – online application deadline: April 1, 2018

Love of Learning – online application deadline: April 1, 2018 & October 1, 2018

Scholar and Artist Awards – online nomination deadline: February 1, 2018

Distinguished Service Award – online nomination deadline: February 1, 2018

If you have any questions about these funding opportunities, please contact Michael Shearer, our chapter president, shearer.14@osu.edu .

 

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Reminder: OSU PKP Chapter Tailgate Party (OSU vs. Penn State) this Saturday

The Ohio State University Phi Kappa Phi student, staff and faculty members and those interested in learning more about OSU’s PKP chapter, including alumni, are invited to join us for the OSU vs. Penn State game for a tailgate party, October 28, 2017.  Please click on the following link to be directed to all the information you need about the tailgate on our flyer:

OSU vs Penn State Phi Kappa Phi Chapter Tailgate Party Information

Here is a photo of tailgating past (see the stadium in the background):

If you are new to Ohio State or to Phi Kappa Phi or are a member but haven’t been active socially with PKP recently, please feel free to visit our OSU PKP Chapter website to learn about our recent activities at: https://pkp.osu.edu  or our chapter’s Facebook page for more information: https://www.facebook.com/groups/OhioState.PKP/

If you would like more information in general about The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, a national organization, check out their website at: https://www.phikappaphi.org 

OH…….IO!  Go Buckeyes! Beat Penn State!

 

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OSU Phi Kappa Phi 2017 Initiation Ceremony 10/22/2017

Initiation Ceremony
The Ohio Union, Great Hall Meeting Room, First Floor
1739 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43210

Check in: 12:30 p.m.
Ceremony Begins: 1:30 p.m
Ceremony Ends: 3:30 p.m.

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi has extended invitations to a highly select group of the best and brightest students and faculty on the OSU campus.

New members are recognized for their outstanding academic achievements and will gain access to career and networking opportunities, grants and awards, and exclusive partner services and discounts.

Online registration will close at 11:59 p.m. CST on December 31, 2017. If you were invited to join and you miss the deadline, please contact Michael Shearer, OSU PKP’s President, if you have any questions about the Chapter or the ceremony: shearer.14@osu.edu .

 

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Congratulations Dr. Frankel as Mentor of the Year

Dr. Gerald Frankel, a professor in Materials Science and Engineering Science, recently won the Mentor of the Year Award given by the Postdoctoral Advisory Council at Ohio State.  Dr. Frankel is a member of the OSU Chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.  To learn more about this award, about Dr. Frankel and his work, or about some of his students, follow the link below:

https://mse.osu.edu/news/2017/08/frankel-earns-mentor-year-award

Congratulations, Dr. Frankel for you award!

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at The Ohio State University

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Grant funding available from OSU Chapter of PKP

Phi Kappa Phi has two grants currently available for students, staff or faculty.

The Study Abroad Grant application is due on September 15th.  There are 25 available $1000 grant awards available for undergraduates planning to study abroad.  You do not need to be a member of Phi Kappa Phi at the time of application.

The Love of Learning grant application is due on October 1st for graduate or professional (post-baccalaureate) students, staff or faculty who are members of Phi Kappa Phi.  If you are looking for funding to help pay for continuing education courses, career development, or as part of your teaching and research activities, you may consider this award.

Phi Kappa Phi regularly has funding and grant awards available for both members and non-members, as well as faculty and staff.

Check out more information about these awards at the link below.

https://www.phikappaphi.org/about/news/news-landing/2017/08/24/apply-today-for-a-phi-kappa-phi-award#.WaHylz597IU

 

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Phi Kappa Phi participates in the OSU Student Involvement Fair

Sourabh and Michael were representing Phi Kappa Phi’s OSU Chapter (#155) at the Student Involvement Fair this past weekend.  They provided information and flyers to students attending the Fair on the Oval.  If you are interested in learning more about Phi Kappa Phi at Ohio State, please contact Michael Shearer at shearer.14@osu.edu .  Thanks and Go Buckeyes!

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Reminder: OSU vs. Penn State Tailgate Party – this Saturday, 10/28

The Ohio State University Phi Kappa Phi student, staff and faculty members and those interested in learning more about OSU’s PKP chapter are invited to join us for the OSU vs. Penn State game for a tailgate party, October 28, 2017.  Please click on the following link to be directed to all the information you need about the tailgate on our flyer:

OSU vs Penn State Phi Kappa Phi Chapter Tailgate Party Information

Here is a photo of tailgating past (see the stadium in the background):

If you are new to Ohio State or to Phi Kappa Phi or are a member but haven’t been active socially with PKP recently, please feel free to visit our OSU PKP Chapter website to learn about our recent activities at: https://pkp.osu.edu  or our chapter’s Facebook page for more information: https://www.facebook.com/groups/OhioState.PKP/

If you would like more information in general about The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, a national organization, check out their website at: https://www.phikappaphi.org 

OH…….IO!  Go Buckeyes! Beat Penn State!

 

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2017 Annual Meeting Photos

The 2017 Annual Meeting for The Ohio State Chapter (155) of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi was held this year at the Center for Automotive Research at Ohio State.  Student members and Executive Board members in attendance heard a wonderful presentation by our President, Michael Shearer, while we enjoyed the food and drinks provided including sub sandwiches and salads and desserts.

After our presentation and dinner, we continued our evening with a private tour of the Center for Automotive Research, including a viewing of the Buckeye Bullet and the EcoCar.

A big thanks to the annual meeting planning team for making this another successful event!

If you have questions about the Ohio State Phi Kappa Phi Chapter (155) or events that we host, please contact: Michael Shearer at shearer.14@osu.edu.

 

 

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Volunteer opportunity to serve breakfast at Faith Mission

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi invites its members to assist the homeless of Central Ohio and volunteer to serve breakfast at Faith Mission on Saturday, February 11, at 7:00 a.m. at their Community Kitchen, 245 Grant Avenue, in downtown Columbus.  Serving begins at 7:00 a.m. and ends at 10:15 a.m.  Rides will be arranged for those in need of transportation.  Please RSVP to Chapter President Michael Shearer at: shearer.14@osu.edu if you are available.

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2017-18 Local PKP Chapter Award Applications (due April 1st)

The Ohio State Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi is now accepting applications for the awards listed below. All completed applications can be emailed in PDF format to phi_kappa_phi@osu.edu, or submitted in person or by mail to the attention of Michael Shearer(.14), SAS Building – 5th floor, 281 W. Lane Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210.

These applications are due by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 31st, 2017.

Vern A. Vandamark Outstanding First Year Student Award

A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to recognize one student who has already begun to excel academically and demonstrate the potential to become a campus leader. It is not necessary to be a member of Phi Kappa Phi to apply. Eligible applicants will have started at OSU full-time in Fall/Autumn 2016 on the Columbus campus and currently hold a minimum 3.70 grade point average. The chapter will award a $1,000 scholarship to be used during the 2017-2018 academic year. Download the Vandamark Award application form (PDF).

Ted R. Robinson Undergraduate Academic Enrichment Award

The chapter will award a $1000 scholarship for use between Summer 2017 through Spring Semester 2018. It is not necessary to be a member of Phi Kappa Phi to apply. Applicants must:

1) have at least junior standing by Fall/Autumn 2017,

2) hold a minimum 3.70 grade point average at the end of Fall/Autumn 2016,

3) plan to enroll as an undergraduate at The Ohio State University during the 2017-2018 academic year. Download the Robinson Award application form (PDF).

Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship

Six $15,000 and fifty-one $5,000 fellowships are available for the 2017-18 academic year. Ohio State’s PKP chapter may nominate only one student for this award. In order to be eligible to apply for OSU’s nomination, you must be an active member of Phi Kappa Phi and have applied to enroll as a full-time student in a post-baccalaureate program of study for the 2017-18 academic year. Download the 2017 PKP graduate fellowship application (PDF/9 pages)

Other 2017-18 National Phi Kappa Phi Award Applications

The National Phi Kappa Phi is now accepting applications from outstanding students, members and chapters for its various awards and grants, valued at $1 million each biennium. The Society’s award programs range from $15,000 Fellowships for graduate study to $500 Love of Learning awards for continuing education and professional development. More than 260 grants and awards will be bestowed in 2017.

To learn more about each program or apply, follow the links below. Applications must be received by the following deadlines:

  • 75 @ $1000 Study Abroad Grants: are designed to help support undergraduates as they seek knowledge and experience in their academic fields by studying abroad (by Feb. 15). Apply online now.
  • Up to a $2500 Literacy Grant: is available to Phi Kappa Phi chapters and individual members to fund ongoing literacy projects or to create new initiatives (by April 1). Apply online.
  • 200 @ $500 Love of Learning Awards: help fund post-baccalaureate studies or career development for active Phi Kappa Phi members (by April 1). Apply online.
  • $$$$$ Graduate Fellowships: Interested applicants apply directly to their local chapter (see Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship above).
  • 10 @ $10,000 Dissertation Fellowships: These are relatively new awards. The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi will award ten Dissertation Fellowships of $10,000 each to active (=dues paid) members who are doctoral candidates and are completing dissertations. The fellowships support students in the dissertation writing stage of doctoral study. (Application deadline for 2017 was November 2016.) Information is provided here to alert interested Graduate Students that applications and any supporting documents will be accepted between 10/1/2017 through the 11/30/2017 11:59 p.m. CT deadline for the 2018 Fellowship year.
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