Pi Kapp Scholars

The Pi Kapp Scholars award recognizes the promising young members of the fraternity who have distinguished themselves during their undergraduate career.

Following the tough evaluation of eligible applicants, the Pi Kappa Phi Foundation selects only a handful of students for these prestigious awards each spring semester.

For questions regarding the Pi Kapp Scholars Award or any of the Foundation’s scholarships, contact Vicky Halsey (Executive Assistant) at vhalsey@pikapp.org.


Pi Kapp Scholars Award

For over eight decades, Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity has been recognizing student leaders for their commitment to academic excellence. The oldest and most prestigious scholarship in Pi Kappa Phi, the Pi Kapp Scholars Award is intended to recognize and reinforce the idea that to lead in one’s chapter is to first lead in the classroom.

Criteria

Every spring, up to seven juniors and/or seniors are selected by the Pi Kappa Phi Foundation for this award, each receiving $1,000 grants.

To be eligible, an applicant must:

  • Be an initiated member of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity
  • Be enrolled as a full-time JUNIOR or SENIOR at his university
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher
  • Complete the entire application

2019 Recipients


Pi Kapp Scholars Award

    Robert Bailey, Epsilon Psi (Slippery Rock)
    Tyler Cole, Eta Mu (Wingate)
    Henry Kendrick, Epsilon Phi (Alabama at Birmingham)
    Nathan Longo, Omega (Purdue)

    William Lounsbury, Alpha Gamma (Oklahoma)
    Luke Mac, Theta Lambda (Missouri State)
    Nikolas Merten, Upsilon (Illinois)

Past Recipients


2018

Pi Kapp Scholars Award
Connor DeLuna, Gamma Tau (North Texas)
Noah Hendel, Theta Lambda (Missouri State)
Matthew Hudson, Epsilon Phi (UAB)
David Jobe, Delta Eta (Morehead State)
Ravi Shah, Epsilon Theta (Seton Hall)
Patrick Yancey, Gamma Iota (Louisiana State)
Mengsu Yang, Zeta Sigma (UC Davis)

2017

Pi Kapp Scholars Award
Christian Filsouf, Iota Xi (Texas-Dallas)
Thomas Marlbrough, Beta Omicron (Northwestern State)
Ross McDonald, Gamma Phi (South Alabama)
Mahir Modgil, Iota Xi (Texas-Dallas)
Goureesh Paranjpe, Eta Phi (Maryland - Baltimore County)

2016

Pi Kapp Scholars Award
Connor Aller, Theta Lambda (Missouri State)
Owen Berry, Alpha Chi (Miami)
Pat Lynch, Iota Omicron (Iona)
Ian McSalley, Delta Delta (Truman State)
Michael Scimeca, Eta Psi (Central Florida)
Parker Troutman, Omicron (Alabama)
Joey Whelihan, Alpha Epsilon (Florida)

2015

Pi Kapp Scholars Award
Kenny Day, Theta (Cincinnati)
Chris Ehler, Alpha Upsilon (Drexel)
Dylan Eiger, Mu (Duke)
Logan Nagel, Theta (Cincinnati)
Brenden Peterson, Beta Beta (Florida Southern)
Michael Scimeca, Eta Psi (Central Florida)
Robbie Thomas, Alpha Xi (St. John’s)

2014

Pi Kapp Scholars Award
Steven Gethard, Delta Alpha (Virginia Tech)
Patrick McGehee, Epsilon Mu (Bradley)
Rubin Waranch, Eta Phi (Maryland)
Brenden Peterson, Beta Beta (Florida Southern)
Gregory Spell, Theta Xi (Arizona State)
David Rosenthal, Delta Upsilon (Pittsburgh)
Christian Martin, Iota Xi (UT—Dallas)

2013

Pi Kapp Scholars Award
Semerjit Bains, Alpha Chi (University of Miami)
Thomas Boyle, Mu (Duke)
Ryan Dodge, Alpha Delta (Washington)
Rhodes Hambrick, Delta (Furman)
Kevin Jiang, Epsilon Phi (AL—Birmingham)
Jacob Magary, Eta Upsilon (Miami University)
Cody McClanahan, Iota Nu (Mississippi State)

2012

Pi Kapp Scholars Award
Nicholas Balla, Theta Lambda (Missouri State)
Andrew Fuentes, Eta Zeta (Queens University)
Erik Groch, Alpha Upsilon (Drexel)
John Robinson, Beta Theta (Arizona)
Ben Saul, Delta (Furman)

2011

Pi Kapp Scholars Award
Matthew Anderson, Upsilon (Illinois)
Matthew Hoehn, Kappa (UNC-Chapel Hill)
Brian Kern, Beta Epsilon (Missouri)
Thomas Powers, Delta (Furman)
David Wilson, Epsilon Eta (Winthrop)

2010

Pi Kapp Scholars Award
William Boyce, Beta Eta (Florida State)
Matthew Brinkmoeller, Theta Xi (Arizona State)
Theodore DeBeritto, Delta Rho (Southern CA)
Quinn Dunlap, Epsilon Phi (AL—Birmingham)
Robert Kirkland, Delta (Furman)
Kenneth Ma, Eta Omicron (San Francisco State)
Joel Raborn, Gamma Iota (Louisiana State)