Statute VII of the Phi Eta Sigma Constitution provides that all income from the Founders Scholarship Fund shall be used to grant scholarships and awards to Phi Eta Sigma members. Fund currently provides the following scholarships and awards:
Fund income available for the 2012-2013 scholarships was nearly $300,000. These scholarship and award winners are listed in the Current 2012-2013 Scholarship and Award Recipients section of this web site.
Applicants must be members of Phi Eta Sigma. Those applying for undergraduate scholarships or awards must be nominated by their chapters. Application forms for undergraduate scholarships may be obtained from the chapter adviser. Members applying for graduate scholarships may also contact the chapter adviser, or they may request an application form by mailing a request along with a self-addressed stamped envelope to the national office.
The current members of the Scholarship Committee are Mr. Tony Kemp, Mercer University, Chairperson; Ms. Mary Jo Custer, Syracuse University; and Dr. John Sagabiel, Grand Secretary-Treasurer. The committee uses the following criteria in selecting recipients:
All applications for undergraduate scholarships should be submitted to the chapter adviser for approval by the local deadline date given on the application form. Each chapter of Phi Eta Sigma may submit at least one undergraduate application. Chapters that inducted 150 or more members last year may submit undergraduate applications according to the following scale:
Chapters may submit as many graduate applications as they deem appropriate. Applications for graduate scholarships may be sent directly to the secretary of the Scholarship Committee at the national office address or may be submitted to the chapter adviser so that all chapter applications may be sent to the national office in one mailing.
All scholarship applications must be postmarked no later than March 1.