PHI ALPHA HONOR SOCIETY
Applications for programs 1-6 can be submitted by clicking Here
Applications for programs 7-8 are submitted
by contacting Tammy Hamilton, Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (423) 439-7467
Council in Social Work Education - APM
November 3-6, 2016
Association of College Honor Societies Annual Council Meeting
Association of Baccalaureate Program Directors Annual Conference
New Orleans, LA
March 1-4, 2017
Phi Alpha hosts an exhibit booth at the conferences below. Please stop by and we will gladly answer questions and share upcoming Phi Alpha opportunities. Pick up free Phi Alpha merchandise and meet the Phi Alpha Executive Board.
(1) Chapter Service Award - Recognizes outstanding service conducted by chapters. Four $500 awards are presented per year. Phi Alpha reimburses up to $1,000 per chapter in travel expenses to participate in the poster presentation session at the Phi Alpha International Business Meeting at the Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting held each Fall.
(2) Patty Gibbs-Wahlberg Scholarship - recognizes student scholarship, service and leadership. Awards of $3,000, $2,000 and $1,000 are presented each year. The first place winner receives an all-expenses-paid trip to present her or his work during the Student Session of the Association of Baccalaureate Program Directors conference held each spring.
(3) Student Leadership Award - recognizes outstanding student leadership consistent with the ideals and mission of Phi Alpha. The Focus of the application is the student's leadership, service, impact and commitment. The awards are: $1,000 for first, $750 for second and $500 for third. The first place selection will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to receive their award at the Phi Alpha Honor Society International Business Meeting held during the Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Students are nominated by their Phi Alpha Chapter Advisor. Students must be active leaders of Phi Alpha to be nominated.
(4) Advisor of the Year - recognizes outstanding service to chapters. Advisors are nominated by their students. A plaque is awarded. Phi Alpha reimburses the winner up to $1,000 in travel expenses to receive the award at the Phi Alpha International Business Meeting at the Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting.
(5) Poster Presentation Competition - recognizes outstanding service by chapters. Awards totaling $1,000 are presented each year. The competition is held in conjunction with the Phi Alpha International Business Meeting at the Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting.
(6) Chapter Grants - promotes and supports chapters' engagement in service learning. The program supports activities consistent with the mission of promoting: humanitarian goals and bonds among students. Chapters are funded up to $1,000 to conduct service projects in their communities. $6,000 is awarded each academic year. Chapters must submit a brief account following the service project.
(7) Student Membership Support - designed for any student eligible for Phi Alpha membership whose situation makes it a challenge to pay membership fees. Each chapter receives two memberships per academic year at no cost. Chapters are responsible for any chapter fees.
(8) Chapter Support - supports chapters in organizing membership and new chapter recruitment. Chapters my ask to receive up to $100 toward an event or meeting. Chapters are asked to organize membership and invite students who are eligible to join Phi Alpha. Funds may be used for refreshments, materials or other items. Chapters will also receive a Phi Alpha tabletop display. Chapters are to submit a brief account following the event.