Dissertation Fellowship

About the Award

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi annually awards ten Dissertation Fellowships of $10,000 each to active members who are doctoral candidates and are completing dissertations.
The fellowship supports students in the dissertation writing stage of doctoral study. Awards are for 12 months of dissertation writing. All pre-dissertation requirements should be met by the application deadline, including approval of the dissertation proposal.


The Dissertation Fellowship is open to all active (dues current) Phi Kappa Phi members or those who have accepted membership by Nov. 30, 2020, and:
  • attend a U.S. regionally accredited, doctoral-granting institution of higher education
  • have completed all pre-dissertation requirements
  • have endorsement of the dissertation chair
  • are not a sitting Phi Kappa Phi board member, divisional vice president, member of the Dissertation Fellowship Award committee or Society employee.
*Please note applicants should not hold other doctoral degrees; this should be their first doctoral program.



30 November 2021