University of Southern Mississippi pupil Landry Smith of Laurel, Miss., has been offered a study overseas grant worth $1,000 from The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi –the country’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Smith is one among seventy-five students nationwide to obtain the award.

The grants are designed to help undergraduates, each individual, and nonmembers from campuses that have Phi Kappa Phi chapters, as they are seeking elevated knowledge and experience of their instructional fields by way of analyzing overseas.

Currently, a junior majoring in psychology at USM, Smith will use the grant to have a look at abroad within the United Kingdom.

The selection process for a have a look at overseas grant is based on the applicant’s academic fulfillment, campus and community carrier, relation of travel to instructional guidance and profession desires, a personal declaration, letters of advice, and popularity right into a take a look at overseas program. Each recipient gets $1,000 to be implemented in the direction of journey abroad.


Established in 2001, the Study Abroad Grant Program has awarded greater than $875,000 to undergraduate students. The presents are part of the Society’s strong portfolio of award applications, which offers nearly $1 million every 12 months to extraordinary college students and contributors through graduate and dissertation fellowships, investment for post-baccalaureate development, and offers for the neighborhood, national and worldwide literacy tasks.

About Phi Kappa Phi
Founded in 1897, Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all educational disciplines. Phi Kappa Phi inducts approximately 30,000 college students, faculty, professional group of workers and alumni yearly. The Society has chapters on greater than 300 pick faculties and universities in North America and the Philippines. Membership is by using invitation simplest to the pinnacle 10 percentage of seniors and graduate college students and seven.5 percentage of juniors. Faculty, expert personnel and alumni who have executed scholarly difference also qualify. The Society’s challenge is “To apprehend and promote academic excellence in all fields of better training and to interact the network of students in service to others.” For extra facts, go to www.Phkappaphi.Org.