Foundation Scholarships

Each year the foundation provides more than $40,000 in scholarships.

Amounts range between $500 – $5,000, and each scholarship is made possible by generous donors. Scholarship applications are due in March each year and scholarships are awarded each July for use in the upcoming academic year.

Academic Scholarships

Established by chapters and individuals, endowments are used to support annual scholarships. Some scholarships are available to all AKPsi students, while others focus on those majoring in specific fields.

Eligibility

  • Initiated members, undergraduate and graduate, of Alpha Kappa Psi in good standing with the fraternity.
  • Full-time student with a GPA of at least 2.75 (on a 4.00 scale).
  • Strong record of chapter and/or campus leadership.
  • Potential members may apply, but should be initiated by the application deadline.
  • In addition to general eligibility guidelines, some scholarships are designated for candidates with certain qualifications.

2018-19 Scholarship Recipients

$5,000 Scholarships

Meslissa Chang, Rochester ’17 — William Donnelly Scholarship
Evanna Ojeda, Syracuse ’15 — William Donnelly Scholarship
Logan Hoffman, New Hampshire ’16 — Carlton J. Siegler Scholarship
Mary Cate DeLuca, Connecticut ’15 — Carlton J. Siegler Scholarship 
Aaron Huggins, Indiana ’15 — Stephen & Chrissy Vasquez Scholarship

$2,500 Scholarships

Chandler Pfaff, Cornell ’17 — William Donnelly Scholarship
Paige Adler, Portland ’15 — Carlton J. Siegler Scholarship

$2,000 Scholarships

Sean Powers, South Carolina ’15 — Theodore G. Ehrsam Scholarship
Jessica Rhee, Virginia Commonwealth ’17 — National President’s Scholarship

$1,250 Scholarships

Ayahna Aragon, Howard ’17 — William D. Reeves Scholarship
Paxton Paganelli, Maryland ’16 — Vanderwaal Scholarship

$1,000 Scholarships

Teresa Leatherow, Pittsburgh ’15 — Andrew P. Duli Scholarship
Cooper Dayton, Michigan State ’16 — Kenneth W. Hufford Scholarship
Meghan Ruoff, Delaware ’15 — J.D. Sparks Fellows Scholarship
Aashal Dave, Georgia Tech ’16 — Jesse Bert Scholarship
Nathan Ruplinger, Drake ’16 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
Aiswarya Arul, Babson ’17 —  Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
Benjamin Baker, Texas – Dallas ’16 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
Olivia Levine, Arizona State ’16 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
Judy Hoong, California – Los Angeles ’16 — Westerdahl Scholarship
Maddie Williams, Illinois – Wesleyan ’17 — St. Louis Metro Alumni Chapter Scholarship

$500 Scholarships

Nicole Rothman, Florida State ’17 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
Alyssa Rustik, Gonzaga ’16 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
Grant Roberts, Miami ’16 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
Lydia Hanna, Minnesota ’15 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
Marc Parra, Houston ’17 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
Camille Rice, Michigan ’17 – Dearborn — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship

2017-18 Scholarship Recipients

$5,000 Scholarships

Christopher France, Michigan State ’14 — William A. Donnelly Scholarship
Alexandra Goodnough, Syracuse ’15 — Carlton J. Siegler Scholarship
Mahmoud Saleh, Wayne State ’16 — Carlton J. Siegler Scholarship
Audrey Weber, Central Michigan ’14 — William A. Donnelly Scholarship 
Tyler Weland, Texas – San Antonio ’16 — William A. Donnelly Scholarship

$4,000 Scholarships

Anjani Agrawal, Georgia Tech ’15 — General Fund
Jorge Fournier, Wake Forest ’15 — Stephen and Chrissy Vasquez Scholarship 

$1,000 Scholarships

Justin Deters, Indiana State ’15 — Jennie Palkon née Lis and John Palkon Scholarship
Cosmin Dordea, Michigan ‘16 — Jennie Palkon née Lis and John Palkon Scholarship
Matthew May, Arkansas ‘16 — Jennie Palkon née Lis and John Palkon Scholarship
Bailey Thompson, Kansas ‘16 — Kenneth W. Hufford Accounting Scholarship 

$500 Scholarships

Michelle Chan, Baruch College ’15 — Jennie Palkon née Lis and John Palkon Scholarship
Madeline Curry, Wyoming ’13 — Jennie Palkon née Lis and John Palkon Scholarship
A.J. DiRosa, High Point ’14 — Jennie Palkon née Lis and John Palkon Scholarship
Stephen DuBois, Delaware ’16 — Jennie Palkon née Lis and John Palkon Scholarship
Melissa Fellman, Maryland ’16 — Jennie Palkon née Lis and John Palkon Scholarship
Aparna Krishawamy, Denver ’14 — Jennie Palkon née Lis and John Palkon Scholarship
Nicoleen Lebita, Washington ’14 — Jennie Palkon née Lis and John Palkon Scholarship
Gina Testa, New York ’15 — Jennie Palkon née Lis and John Palkon Scholarship

2016-17 Scholarship Recipients

$2,500 Scholarships

Allison Hill, Wisconsin ‘13 — Carlton Siegler Scholarship
Chris Loggia, Penn State ‘12 – William Westerdahl, Jesse Bert and Fraternity Presidents Scholarship
Adam Moran, Oregon ‘13 — William Donnelly Scholarship
Celine Olcott, Wake Forest ‘14 – Theodore Ehrsam, J.D. Sparks and Andrew Duli Scholarship
Jenny Park, Denver ‘13 — Carlton Siegler Scholarship

$1,000 Scholarships

Lauren Alexander, Missouri ‘14 — Fraternity Presidents Scholarship
Grace Cleland, Emory ‘14 — Carlton Siegler Scholarship
Kevin Doherty, Illinois ‘13 — Stephen and Chrissy Vasquez Scholarship
Shruti Gulati, Missouri ‘15 — Carlton Siegler Scholarship
Rebecca Herring, Elon ‘15 — Kenneth Hufford Accounting Scholarship
Rachel Kipper, Kansas State ‘14 — Carlton Siegler Scholarship
Stephanie Krautscheid, Oregon State ‘14 — Jeffery Vander Waal Healthcare Scholarship
Kathryn Meyer, Rutgers ‘14 — Jennie Palkon née Lis and John Palkon Scholarship
Andrew Morton, Virginia ‘14 — William Reeves Scholarship
Patrick Northcraft, Toledo ‘13-Life — Stephen and Chrissy Vasquez Scholarship
Sachin Parikh, Monmouth ‘15 — William Donnelly Scholarship
Kaylin Pellegrini, Butler ‘13 — Theodore Ehrsam Scholarship
Gina Testa, New York ‘15 — Stephen and Chrissy Vasquez Scholarship
Katherine Toldy, Denver ‘13 — Carlton Siegler Scholarship
Audrey Weber, Central Michigan ‘14 — Jennie Palkon née Lis and John Palkon Scholarship
Lisa Xiao, Johns Hopkins ‘14 — Carlton Siegler Scholarship
Jamie Zaine, Drake ‘14 — Carlton Siegler Scholarship
Daniel Zuber, Denver ‘13 — Stephen and Chrissy Vasquez Scholarship

$500 Scholarships

Samuel DeFabrizio, Vanderbilt ‘15 — Jennie Palkon née Lis and John Palkon Scholarship
Jorge Fournier, Wake Forest ‘15 — Jennie Palkon née Lis and John Palkon Scholarship
Connor Frischmeyer, Iowa ‘13 — Jennie Palkon née Lis and John Palkon Scholarship
Bretton Jaggi, Minnesota ‘15 — Jennie Palkon née Lis and John Palkon Scholarship
Jennifer Taniguchi, Creighton ‘14 — Jennie Palkon née Lis and John Palkon Scholarship
Gabriele Zaffarano, HKUST ‘15 — Jennie Palkon née Lis and John Palkon Scholarship

Scholarship Applications

Applications for 2018-19 are closed.