A former student of Abraham Lincoln High School has been awarded a scholarship to study abroad in Seoul, South Korea.
Mia Kawamitsu, who is studying journalism, mass communications and international studies at Iowa State University, received a $1,000 scholarship from the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi – the oldest and oldest collegiate honor society. the most selective in the country for all academic disciplines, according to a press release from the organization. Kawamitsu was one of 125 students nationwide chosen for the award.
Established in 2001, the Study Abroad Scholarship Program is part of the Society’s strong portfolio of scholarship and scholarship programs, which awards more than $1 million each year to outstanding students and members. through graduate and dissertation scholarships, post-baccalaureate development funding, and grants. for local, national and international literacy initiatives.
To learn more about study abroad scholarships and other Phi Kappa Phi awards, visit www.phikappaphi.org/awards.
Founded in 1897, Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Phi Kappa Phi inducts approximately 25,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni each year. The Society has chapters at over 325 select colleges and universities in the United States, its territories, and the Philippines. Membership is by invitation only for the 10% of seniors and graduate students and 7.5% of juniors. Faculty, professional staff and alumni who have achieved academic distinction are also eligible.
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The mission of the Society is “to recognize and promote academic excellence in all areas of higher education and to engage the scholarly community in service to others”. For more information, visit www.phikappaphi.org.