The Delta Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa fosters and recognizes excellence in liberal arts education through nomination or selection of students for three types of scholarships. All undergraduate students enrolled in nonprofessional academic areas of study at the University of Puget Sound are eligible for consideration.
Myra Lupton Undergraduate Scholarship
This newly-established scholarship is awarded each year to a first-generation student at the University of Puget Sound or University of Washington. First-generation is defined as having parents or guardians who have not received an associate’s or bachelor’s degree. Students submit applications to the Scholarship Committee, which reviews applications for selection.
The Campbell Scholarship is awarded each year to one or more Puget Sound students who are studying abroad for the completion of a project or course of study that fosters cultural understanding. Students submit applications to the Scholarship Committee, which reviews applications for selection.
Chloe Bouchy will research the gendered consequences of colonialism among Maori communities in New Zealand.
Fielding Burnette will participate in a study abroad program in Senegal.
Sean Grealish will research on climate change policy in Denmark and Norway.
Sarah Czarnecki researched the #MeToo movement in France.
Molly McLean researched unique connections between Buenos Aires and theatre.
Karlee Robinson examined the relationship between Dublin’s music scene and national identity.
Sam Berling took an intensive Hungarian language course.
Zoe Branch conducted a rhetorical analysis of French national identity.
Rachel Skene explored the relationship between immigrant and refugee communities and French Society as reflected in the national media and social media.
Jessica Wiken researched cardiovascular health in rural and urban female populations in Northern India.
Marissa Croft conducted an ethnobotanical examination of the use of flowers in contemporary French life.
Emily Brown studied memory of the Holocaust in Poland.
Kaari Selven studied Monet's impressionist art in France.
Parker Raup studied environmental representation and tourist education in Tanzania.
Phillip H. Brenfleck studied Daoist martial arts and contemporary Daoism at Wudang.
Jenny Kim studied genocide and history education in Cambodia.
Emily Swisher studied open-air markets in France.
Roger Shiu examined the phenomenon of young men who retreat from Japanese society.
Conrad Gowellis studied the conservation of tropical game fishes.
Nhung (Kate) Trinh studied the efficacy of macro financial policies in China and Vietnam.
TaReva Warrick-Stone studied "Mourchidat" women performing Imam duties in Morocco.
Cassie Halladin studied the primary school educational system in France.
Emily Ehrlich examined the conservation of biodiversity in New Zealand’s national parks.
Elise Kruidenier studied the work and life of Gustave Courbet while in France.
James Slater Scholarships
The Slater Scholarship is awarded to one or more rising seniors who have earned a grade point average of 3.8 or higher and who exhibit breadth across the liberal arts curriculum, especially in the areas of math and foreign language.
Guinn Ellen Dunn
Gerald J. Oppenheimer Undergraduate Scholarship
Each spring the Delta Scholarship Committee considers undergraduates with at least a 3.8 GPA (applicants must also be eligible for financial aid based on FAFSA). The committee reviews submitted essays and submits the nominations for consideration for the scholarship. Application.
Juliano Estrada Donatelli, Ellsworth C. Alvord Jr. Scholar
Melaine Bussan, Ellsworth C. Alvord Jr. Scholar
Renee Meschi, Ellsworth C. Alvord Jr. Scholar
Mike Knape, Ellsworth C. Alvord Jr. Scholar
Ernest R. Stiefel Graduate Study Award
This award is a competitive scholarship for which Puget Sound students who have already been elected to Phi Beta Kappa may apply. The Puget Sound Association of Phi Beta Kappa provides scholarship funding in support of graduate study at either the University of Puget Sound or the University of Washington. For more information see: http://www.psa-pbk.org/scholarships_awards.html. Puget Sound scholarship recipients have included
Phi Beta Kappa fosters and promotes the liberal arts through the scholarships and awards it bestows upon those who have excelled in the liberal arts and sciences. This is done through fellowships, service awards and literary awards.
The Sidney Hook Memorial Award recognizes national distinction by a single scholar in each of three endeavors - scholarship, undergraduate teaching, and leadership in the cause of liberal arts education.
The Mary Isabel Sibley Fellowship, established by a bequest from Miss Isabel Stone in honor of her mother, is awarded annually to young women who wish to study Greek or French language and literature.
The Walter J. Jensen Fellowship, aimed to help educators and researchers improve the study of French in the U.S., is awarded annually for six months of study in France.
The Award for Distinguished Service to the Humanities is given to recognized individuals who have made significant contributions in the field of the humanities.
The Romanell-PBK Professorship is awarded annually, on a nonrenewable basis, to scholars in the field of philosophy, without restriction to any one school of philosophical thought. The professorship is intended to recognize not only distinguished achievement but also the recipient’s contribution or potential contribution to public understanding of philosophy.
The Phi Beta Kappa Book Awards, which are sponsored by the Phi Beta Kappa Society, are given annually in December to outstanding scholarly books that have been published in the United States in the fields of the humanities, the social sciences, the natural sciences and mathematics.
Further information about these scholarships and awards may be obtained through the PBK Web site, www.pbk.org/scholarships.htm.