Dr. Jeffrey S. Vessely Memorial Scholarship Award

The Phi Epsilon Kappa Fraternity Dr. Jeffrey S. Vessely Memorial Scholarship Award recognizes one member of a chapter who have achieved the designated academic, service, and leadership activity outlined below.  Award winners will receive an inscribed certificate, a $150 stipend, and be recognized in the annual Phi Epsilon Kappa Virtual Awards Ceremony.  Annually, one award winner per chapter will be recognized.

Undergraduate Student Criteria:

  • Current active Phi Epsilon Kappa Fraternity Future Professional Membership
  • Completion of 90 credit hours (with letter grades), with 60% of the 90 hours completed within the past 3 years
  • Grade point average of 3.25 or higher on a four-point scale
  • Selected student should display strong leadership qualities
  • Selected student should engage regularly in service-related activities
  • Selected student should engage regularly in professional development activities
  • Individual chapters are permitted to set other criteria as outlined in their by-laws and/or operating code

Note: An undergraduate student is eligible to receive either the Scholastic Achievement Certificate or the Dr. Jeffrey S. Vessely Memorial Scholarship Award (not both) within the same year.

Graduate Student Criteria:

  • Current active Phi Epsilon Kappa Fraternity Future Professional Membership
  • Completion of 24 credit hours of graduate coursework
  • Grade point average of 3.50 or higher on a four-point scale
  • Selected student should display strong leadership qualities
  • Selected student should engage regularly in service-related activities
  • Selected student should engage regularly in professional development activities
  • Individual chapters are permitted to set other criteria as outlined in their by-laws and/or operating code

Note: A graduate student is eligible to receive either the Scholastic Achievement Certificate or the Dr. Jeffrey S. Vessely Memorial Scholarship Award (not both) within the same year.

Application Requirements:

  • Copy of unofficial transcripts that show credit hours completed and overall grade point average
  • Chapter Advisor letter of recommendation
  • Photograph (to be used in the PEK Virtual Awards Ceremony and social media)

Nomination/Application Deadline: January 27, 2023

For Nomination Form, Click Here