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Fellowship FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

When will I receive my award?

You will receive your award when you and the Registrar have fully completed the Certificate of Registration, and it has been received by the Society Headquarters. Fellowship recipients will receive the award in two payments, one in the fall and one in the spring. Can my award be sent to my attending university? The award will be sent directly to you. It is important that you provide us with a current address on your Certificate of Registration. It is your responsibility to update us on any changes in your current status.

Campus contact:

AJ HernandezAcademic Programs OfficeAdministration building – Room AD-101909-537-3094,ahernand@csusb.edu

When will I know if I am a recipient?

You will be notified by the end of June 2017.

Where do I apply if I have received my Bachelor's degree a few years ago and am no longer living close to my graduating institute?

You must apply at the institution where you were inducted. See the Chapter Directory for contact information.

Where do I send my application?

Applications must arrive at your local Phi Kappa Phi chapter by April 1, 2014. The local chapter will select a nominee to compete in the national competition. See the Chapter Directory for contact information on where to send your application. CSUSB- Office of Academic Programs located in the Administration building room AD-101.

What do I include with my application?

You must include the following:

  • Original application plus five copies (except for the transcript and letters of recommendation which must remain in sealed envelopes when given to the chapter)
  • Standardized test score reports. If test scores are not required, send copies of one or two pages from a portfolio or example of creative work, e.g., CD, DVD, slides, or several pages of a manuscript.
  • Please be sure to include six copies.
How do I get an application?

The Fellowship application may be downloaded from The Awards Tab. Please note that the application must be typed.

What is the deadline?

The deadline to apply at your local chapter is April 1, 2014.

Is the Fellowship grant for Phi Kappa Phi seniors only?

In addition to being a member, you may apply at anytime after receiving your Bachelor's degree, as long as you have not earned 8+ hours of graduate credits.

How do I know if my membership is current?

Call the Society Headquarters at 800.804.9880 or via email at info@phikappaphi.org

Who is eligible to apply?

If you are a current Phi Kappa Phi member (with dues paid by 2014) or have accepted the invitation to join Phi Kappa Phi, you are eligible.