2013 Phi Kappa Phi Awards Deadlines
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi distributes $1 million biennially for
academic, professional, enrichment, and outreach pursuits. Here are the
deadlines for 2013 applications.
Literacy Grants: April 1.
Study Abroad Grants: April 1.
Fellowships: Due at Society headquarters by April 15.
Contact your chapter for local due date.
Love of Learning Awards: June 30.
Phi Kappa Phi Scholar and Artist Awards: Closed.
For more information, go online to www.phikappaphi.org.
Coming Next Issue
The theme will be “Dreams.” Potential topics for the summer 2013
edition include the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s “I Have a
Dream” speech, the American dream vis-à-vis Mexican Americans, the
human brain while dreaming, wilderness pursuits, and the Hollywood
A typographical error in David S. Mason’s “The U.S. No Longer Makes
the Grade” (fall 2012) mistakes “inequality” for “equality.” The sentence
(page 7, left column, second paragraph) should read: “A recent global
study by the International Monetary Fund, for example, found that
countries with strong economic growth tended to have greater income
equality than those with weak growth and concluded that ‘sustainable
economic reform is possible only when its benefits are widely shared.’”
Letters to the Editor Submission Guidelines
Phi Kappa Phi Forum welcomes letters to the editor for consideration for
publication. Letters should be no more than 400 words and may be
edited for content or length. Note: submission does not necessarily mean
publication; the editor decides based on appropriateness and space.
Send letters to:
Letters to the Editor
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
7576 Goodwood Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
*Letters become the property of this publication and cannot be returned
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi Code of Ethics
The Code of Ethics of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi sets forth
principles of ethical behavior to serve as an aspiration for all members,
staff, volunteers, and others who represent the honor society.
I. I will respect the rights, knowledge, skills, abilities, and
individuality of all persons.
II. I will strive for excellence and promote the objectives of the honor
III. I will be honest, fair, trustworthy, and ethical.
IV. I will comply with all laws, bylaws, the employee handbook, or
other relevant policies of the Society.
V. I will use the Society’s resources judiciously.
VI. I will value and respect the history and traditions of the Society.
VII. I will use sound judgment in all personal and professional
VIII. I will achieve and sustain competency in my chosen field and/or
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