Each year during the fall term, the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity awards over $30,000 in scholarships to brothers across the nation. Applications are made easy through online submission due on December 1. Apply Here!
Ralph D. Daniel Leadership Award: $4,000
This scholarship recognizes an undergraduate member who has made outstanding leadership contributions to his chapter, campus, and community. The award is named in honor of Executive Director Emeritus Ralph D. Daniel, Arizona ’47. Revered as the most prestigious national scholarship offered, this award aims to immensely impact the recipient’s educational experience.
Solon E. Summerfield Scholarship Program: $3,000
The Solon E. Summerfield Scholarship Program provides $1,000 scholarships to several Phi Psi undergraduates each fall. In addition, three brothers are selected as Outstanding Solon E. Summerfield Scholars. First prize is $3,000, first runner-up receives $2,500 and the second runner-up receives an award of $2,000. The primary selection criteria are academic standing, leadership, and service to their chapter, campus and community. Emphasis is placed on chapter leadership. A cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) is required to apply.
Solon E. Summerfield, Kansas 1899, was a prominent New York businessman and philanthropist whose commitment to academic achievement and leadership is carried on by both the University of Kansas and the Foundation.
Earnest H. Garbe award: $2,500
The Ernest H. Garbe Awards were created to honor Ernie Garbe, Columbia ’40. The two (2) $2,500 awards recognize graduate or undergraduate students majoring in journalism or communications (including advertising and broadcasting). A cumulative GPA of 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale) or higher is required.
Winston R. “Win” Tate Award: $2,500
The two (2) Winston R. “Win” Tate Awards of $2,500 each recognize graduate or undergraduate students in business, with preference given to those studying economics, accounting or finance. A cumulative GPA of 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale) or higher is required.
Win Tate, Kansas ’18, made his fortune in banking and provided generous bequests to the Foundation and to Kansas Alpha at his death.
Watkins Christian Scholar Award: $2,500
The Watkins Christian Scholar Award provides $2,500 to a graduate or undergraduate Phi Psi who inspires his peers to fulfill all aspects of the Phi Psi Creed by demonstrating the character of Jesus Christ. They must be committed (no matter their chosen major; business, engineering, biology, etc.) to advancing the Gospel within their chosen vocation (i.e. doctor, lawyer, manager, business owner, etc.)
In honor of his father and grandfather, a triple legacy Brother endowed the annual scholarship named for Brother John Watkins, Jr., Miami ’79. Brother Watkins was instrumental in articulating that the pursuit of God was important and relevant within the Fraternity, particularly during his undergraduate years.