Phi Kappa Psi Foundation
Fall Awards

To apply for one or more fall awards, please follow the links below each award description. Once you have created a ScholarSelect account and completed your first application, your information for commonly asked questions will populate into subsequent applications leaving only the award specific questions for you to complete. Please return to this page to apply for additional fall awards. 

Ralph D. Daniel Scholarship

The Ralph “Dud” Daniel Scholarship of $4,000 recognizes an undergraduate member who has made outstanding leadership contributions to his chapter, campus and community. The award is named in honor of Executive Director Emeritus Ralph D. "Dud" Daniel, Arizona ’47. Revered as the most prestigious national scholarship offered, the Ralph “Dud” Daniel Scholarship immensely impacts its recipient’s educational experience. A minimum GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) is required to apply, but the applicant's leadership accomplishments are the primary factors in the award. Leadership outside the chapter setting is most important. To apply for the Ralph "Dud" Daniel Schoalrship, please click here.

Affectionately known as "Mr. Phi Psi", Ralph D. "Dud" Daniel, Arizona ’47, served the Fraternity between 1948 and 1979 in many capacities, including Executive Director and President of the Foundation before earning the title Executive Director Emeritus. The award honors the over 63 years of service and dedication Dud provided not only to Phi Kappa Psi but the Interfraternal community as well. 

Solon E. Summerfield Scholarship Program
The Solon E. Summerfield Scholarship Program provides $1,000 scholarships to several Phi Psi undergraduates each fall. In addition, three brothers are selected as Outstanding Solon E. Summerfield Scholars. First prize is $3,000, first runner-up receives $2,500 and the second runner-up receives an award of $2,000. The primary selection criteria are academic standing and leadership and service to their chapter, campus and community. Emphasis is placed on chapter leadership. A cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) is required to apply. To apply for a Solon E. Summerfield Scholarship, please click here.

Solon E. Summerfield, Kansas 1899, was a prominent New York businessman and philanthropist whose commitment to academic achievement and leadership is carried on by both the University of Kansas and the Foundation.

Ernest H. Garbe Award
The Ernest H. Garbe Awards were created to honor Ernie Garbe, Columbia ’40. The two (2) $2,500 awards recognize graduate or undergraduate students majoring in journalism or communications (including advertising and broadcasting). A cumulative GPA of 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale) or higher is required. Brother Garbe was a founder of the New York City Alumni Association. To apply for an Ernest H. Garbe Award, please click here.

Winston R. “Win” Tate Award
The two (2) Winston R. “Win” Tate Awards of $2,500 each recognize graduate or undergraduate students in business, with preference given to those studying economics, accounting or finance. A cumulative GPA of 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale) or higher is required. Win Tate, Kansas ’18, made his fortune in banking and provided generous bequests to the Foundation and to Kansas Alpha at his death. To apply for a Winston R. "Win" Tate award, please click here.

Watkins Christian Scholar Award
The Watkins Christian Scholar Award provides $2,500 to a graduate or undergraduate Phi Psi who inspires his peers to fulfill all aspects of the Phi Psi Creed by demonstrating the character of Jesus Christ and is committed (no matter their chosen major; business, engineering, biology, etc.) to advancing the Gospel within their chosen vocation (i.e. doctor, lawyer, manager, business owner, etc. To apply for the Watkins Christian Scholar Award, please click here.

In honor of his father and grandfather, a triple legacy Brother endowed the annual scholarship named for Brother John Watkins, Jr., Miami ’79. Brother Watkins was instrumental in articulating that the pursuit of God was important and relevant within the Fraternity, particularly during his undergraduate years.