How to Apply for Phi Eta Sigma Scholarships
All applicants for Phi Eta Sigma scholarships and awards must be members of the honor society. Members applying for undergraduate scholarships may obtain a copy of the application form in January from the chapter adviser. Members applying for graduate scholarships may also contact the chapter adviser, or they may download the fillable pdf application form from the link above in January.
The application form is the same for all Phi Eta Sigma scholarships and awards. The application asks for:
  • General background information (name, address, school, etc.)
  • Major and minor fields of study
  • Current GPA
The student is also asked to respond in essay form to six additional items, including:
  • Involvement in Phi Eta Sigma
  • Participation in other service and leadership organizations and projects
  • Creative ability
  • Plans for continued academic studies
Members of the national Executive Committee serve on the Scholarship Selection Committee. Current members of the committee are:
  • Mr. Tim Lemper (Indiana University), Chairperson
  • Ms. Mary Jo Custer (Syracuse University)
  • Mr. Tony Kemp (Mercer University)

The criteria for selecting scholarship recipients include a high scholastic record with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA. Other selection criteria are listed in the Constitution and Laws , Statute VII, Section 5.

The Thomas Arkle Clark Scholar-Leader of the Year is selected from among the pool of applicants. This $10,000 annual award is presented each year to the member who, in the judgment of the Scholarship Committee, best exemplifies the ideals of Phi Eta Sigma. See Clark Scholar-Leader for more details.

Applications for graduate scholarships may be sent directly to the Phi Eta Sigma national office or may be submitted to the chapter adviser so that all chapter applications are sent to the national office in one mailing. See Graduate Scholarships for more details.

All applications for undergraduate scholarships must first be approved by the chapter adviser for submission to the national competition. See Undergraduate Scholarships for more details.

All scholarship applications being sent to the Phi Eta Sigma national office must be submitted no later than March 1.
Scholarship Details

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Phi Eta Sigma awards several graduate and undergraduate scholarships to accomplished members each year.

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