Each year the Foundation provides more than $81,000 in scholarships, grants, and fellowships.

Amounts range between $500 – $2,500, 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.

All Academic Team Grants

From among the successful applicants, a few outstanding individuals are selected as the Top Scholar Award recipients and are recognized as Academic Team Captains with educational grants.

Case Competition Grants

First through third place educational grants are awarded to chapters at each of the Case Competitions held in conjunction with the Principled Business Leadership Institute.

Academic Scholarship 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.

Scholarship Applications

The 2017 Scholarship Applications are available here and are due by March 3.

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