How to Apply for Phi Eta Sigma Scholarships
The application period closed May 1. Recipients will be notified by the end of June.
All applicants for Phi Eta Sigma scholarships and awards must be members of the honor society. Members applying for undergraduate scholarships may obtain application details from the chapter adviser. Members applying for graduate scholarships may also contact the chapter adviser, or they may proceed with the application form from the link above in February.
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 recommended 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 completed and submitted online. See Graduate Scholarships for more details.

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

All scholarship applications being submitted to the Phi Eta Sigma national office must be submitted no later than May 1.


Scholarship Details

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

Current Recipients

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