Scholarships

Phi Kappa Psi NYθ Brothers at 2nd Annual MudTug



Phi Kappa Psi NYθ is dedicated to the academic success of all the Brothers in the chapter with a committee specifically created to keep everyone on track. With a new academic plan put into place this past semester, we are proud to have some of the highest GPA's of all fraternities within the Interfraternity Council at RIT. With help from loyal alumni and the Phi Kappa Psi Foundation, our chapter also provides many scholarships to help our Brothers.

  1. Quarterly Scholarships financed by NY Theta Chapter Fund in the Phi Kappa Psi Foundation
    • Award for Academic Excellence
      • Three scholarships awarded to the top 3 undergrads achieving the highest GPA per credit hours attempted in the previous semester.
    • Award for Academic Improvement
      • Two scholarships awarded to the top 2 undergrads achieving the highest GPA in the previous semester with respect to their cumulative GPA.
    • Award for Academic Excellence during Pledging
      • One scholarship awarded to the top new initiate achieving the highest GPA per credit hours attempted in the previous semester in his pledge class.
    • Minimum Criteria for Eligibility
      • The winner must not be in financial debt to the chapter
      • The winner must be in good academic standing as defined by the chapter


  2. Alumni Sponsored Scholarships
    • Joshua Gleason’s “Cabo Scholarship"
      • Brother Gleason generously provides a $500 scholarship for one brother each year to go to the American Leadership Academy in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico during spring break. Scholarship criteria includes academic achievement, philanthropic involvement, and leadership in the chapter.
    • Bryan DiCarlo’s “Cabo Scholarship”
      • Brother DiCarlo also sponsors a similar scholarship for one brother each year to go to the American Leadership Academy in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico during spring break. The winner is chosen by the officers of the chapter.
    • Shaun Kumar’s “Above and Beyond Scholarship”
      • Brother Kumar sponsors the dues for one or more deserving brothers each semester that have demonstrated their dedication and ability to “go above and beyond” for the chapter.


  3. Memorial Scholarships
    • These scholarships are in place in honor and memory of our brothers in Chapter Eternal. These scholarships are endowed scholarships, either with RIT or with the Phi Kappa Psi Foundation.
    • Phi Kappa Psi Adam D. Brody Hero’s Award
      • This scholarship has met its endowment target of $25k. This scholarship is endowed with RIT.
    • Brian Bauer Scholarship
      • This scholarship fund is still undergoing fundraising to meet its endowment target of $25k. This scholarship is endowed with the Phi Kappa Psi Foundation.