Phi Beta Kappa Key Into Public Service Scholarship

About the Phi Beta Kappa Key Into Public Service Scholarship

The Phi Beta Kappa Society’s program, Key into Public Service, invites applications from liberal arts and sciences students beyond their first year who are enrolled at any one of Phi Beta Kappa’s 290 chapter institutions (including Syracuse). The Society will award Service Scholars with a $5,000 undergraduate scholarship and participation in a virtual conference in June of 2021.

Location of award, if applicable:

Eligible applicants:

-Undergraduate students (excluding first year students) at colleges and universities that have a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa on their campus. Membership in Phi Beta Kappa is not required for eligibility.
-Minimum grade point average of 3.5 while demonstrating academic excellence in your arts, humanities, mathematics, natural science, or social science major.
-Willing to commit to attend the (virtual) convening for all award recipients in June to receive the award. This mandatory convening will provide training and mentoring opportunities on pathways from liberal arts and sciences education into active citizenship and public service.

University endorsement required?


Citizenship requirement:

No citizenship requirement

The Phi Beta Kappa Key Into Public Service Scholarship application process:

Review the application details, as well as information about the mission of the Phi Beta Kappa organization.

Application materials include:
-unofficial transcript
-short essay responses
-personal statement
-one letter of recommendation

Advising contact:

CFSA Advisors Jolynn, Melissa, or Adam  Email: More Information:

Enter any terms you are interested, such as “Government” or “Biotechnology”,