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Phi Kappa Phi Chapter 213
President's Office
Russ Hall Room 207
Pittsburg State University
1701 South Broadway
Pittsburg KS 66762

Phone: 620-235-4100

To learn more about Phi Kappa Phi, visit the PKP website or the PKP Social Media sites

Phi Kappa Phi Scholar Award & Phi Kppa Phi Artist Award

The Phi Kappa Phi Scholar Award and Phi Kappa Phi Artist Award honor those individuals who demonstrate the ideals of the Society through their activities, achievements, and scholarship. Awardees receive $1,000 honoraria, a life membership and a recognition certificate. Each award is given once per biennium, application for the next award is due February 1, 2018. 

First presented in 1974, the Scholar Award recognizes excellence in teaching, research, and public service. In 1983, the Artist Award was established to recognize the achievements of those who, in addition to their outstanding scholarship, have displayed talents in the broad realm of the arts-creative, graphic, performing, visual, and/or fine arts.

Who is eligible to apply?

  • The nominee must have been initiated by February 1, 2013.
  • The nominee need not be affiliated with an academic institution.
  • The nominee must be an active member with current dues paid as of February 1, 2018
  • The nominee cannot be a sitting Phi Kappa Phi board member, regional vice president, member of the Scholar & Artist Award committee or Society employee.

What supplemental materials are required?

Applicants will be required to submit a cover letter from the chapter president or other nominator (including self) commenting on the nominee's accomplishments and activities in support of academic excellence; a current CV; and at least one (up to three) work sample(s).

What is the selection criteria?

  • Distinguished record of past accomplishments (at least six years of substantive service).
  • Documented evidence of national or international prominence and visibility.
  • Demonstrated consistency of excellence in teaching and/or service or the arts.
  • Scholars have distinguished record of honors, publications, patents, inventions or other types of recognition for excellence and scholarly achievement. Artists are acknowledged by peers in the field through national and international awards or other means of recognition.

Completed applications must be submitted by February 1, 2018. The recipient's attendance at the Society's biennial convention is expected.

Application Information & Information can be found here.

    PSU Award Recipients

  • If you received this award while a member of the Pittsburg State University PKP Chapter, please send your name and the year you received this award to the PSU Chapter at

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