Phi Kappa Phi Dissertation Fellowship

Phi Kappa Phi is an honor society that started at UMaine. Students are invited to become members by the local chapter and gain access to a number of scholarship opportunities. 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.


  • Up to $10,000 in funding for doctoral candidates in their first doctoral program who are completing dissertations

To apply for this program, students must:

  • Be an active member of Phi Kappa Phi
  • Be enrolled in an accredited, doctoral-granting U.S. institution 
  • Have the endorsement of their dissertation chair 

Link to complete eligibility requirements

Deadline: November 30, 2022

Campus Contacts:

Scott Delcourt, (Phi Kappa Phi Campus Advisor)

Nives Dal Bo-Wheeler, (Office of Major Scholarships, Director)