May 22, 2019
VCU Tatiana Brown study abroad grant [View Image]VCU undergraduate student Tatiana Brown was recently announced as a Phi Kappa Phi 2019 Study Abroad Grant recipient, a national award that provides a grant of $1,000 to support academic studies. Brown is majoring in Anthropology with minors in Medical Humanities and Mathematics within the VCU College of Humanities and Sciences.
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi currently awards seventy-five Study Abroad Grants each year with the mission of supporting undergraduate students as they seek knowledge and experience in their academic fields by studying abroad.
"When I was originally searching for study abroad scholarships this past fall and saw the Phi Kappa Phi (PKP) Study Abroad Grant, I immediately added it to my list of things to apply to in bold. The PKP Grant is a really unique merit-based scholarship opportunity that awards student ambition," said Brown. "I am incredibly excited to go to Alicante, Spain to study Spanish language and culture this summer and am grateful for the additional opportunity to conduct a PhotoVoice about LGBTQIA+ experiences in Spain during the Madrid pride parade. Study abroad has always been a dream of mine and was a factor for why I was so eager to join the School of World Studies at VCU. Now, I am in Spain living out this opportunity thanks to PKP and my other generous donors."
Phi Kappa Phi awards nearly $1 million each year to outstanding students, Phi Kappa Phi members and chapters. To learn more about Phi Kappa Phi national awards, click here.
About the VCU chapter of Phi Kappa Phi
Phi Kappa Phi is the nation's oldest and most selective multidisciplinary collegiate honor society. The VCU chapter was installed on December 3, 1976, and continues to honor academic achievement by initiating members and awarding scholarships at annual ceremonies. The VCU chapter is administered by and Executive Committee of faculty and administrators. For more, see https://phikappaphi.vcu.edu/