Scholarships

Local "Texas Alpha" Awards

The Tex Schramm Freshman Scholarship: $1,750

This scholarship awards three of the most outstanding young men entering the University of Texas at Austin.  In 1991, Brother "Tex" Schramm was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and also served as the first General Manager of the Dallas Cowboys.  In his likeness, winners are chosen based on their leadership, service and academic achievement during high school.  We strongly encourage all freshman and prospective rushees to apply.  Apply Online Now!

GPA Scholarship: $250 - $1,000

This year, Texas Alpha awarded nearly $15,000 to brothers for making good grades.  Academics are an important part of college and we want to award those who stay on top of their school work.  So, in addition to our mentorship program and paid tutoring services, the Texas Alpha Endowment Fund awards ALL brothers who make a 3.25 GPA and above within the last two semesters.  Applications are accepted after the fall semester of each year.  All you need is a transcript.  Order One!

Derrick A. Eakin Sophomore Scholarship: $1,000

Brother Derrick A. Eakin '91 demonstrated all of the characteristics that define "brotherhood" during his time at Texas Alpha.  In his honor, the brothers of Phi Kappa Psi present this award to sophomores who, above all, exemplify those characteristics that are so reminiscent of Derrick.  They include the following: participation within the community and intramural sports, leadership performance as a pledge/active,  and overall efforts to improve the chapter in general.

Paul Cox Memorial Scholarshpi: $1,000

Brother Paul Cox '89 is remembered for his humor, goodwill, and perseverance under adverse conditions.  During college, Paul lived in the house during pledgeship and as a active member of Phi Kappa Psi.  In his honor, this scholarship is awarded during Founders Day weekend (February) to help out an active majoring within the school of Liberal Arts, who possesses a good sense of humor, and remains active within the fraternity.

Tx Alpha St. Tacky Scholarship: $2,500

Through the generosity of several alumni of the Texas Alpha Chapter, the Endowment Fund awards this scholarship to an undergraduate to assist him in his educational costs.  Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75 and demonstrate leadership within the Chapter.

The longview Scholarship: $3,000

This scholarship is awarded to a brother who meets the following criteria: lives at the house at least one semester; serves the chapter in a leadership position; remains current with all chapter obligations; assists in rush functions; and mentors at least one little brother. 

Silver Spurs & Cowboys: $2,000

This year, the Texas Alpha Endowment Fund began awarding two (2) $1,000 scholarships to brothers participating in the Silver Spurs and Texas Cowboys organizations at The University of Texas at Austin.  Selection of winners is also based upon academics and leadership.


National "Phi Kappa Psi" Awards

Fall Semester

Each year during the fall term, the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity awards over $30,000 in scholarships to brothers across the nation.  Applications are made easy through online submission due on December 1st.  Apply Here!

Spring Semester

The Phi Kappa Psi fraternity awards over $40,000 in scholarships during the spring term.  Brothers from all Chapters (Undergraduates and Graduates  alike) are encouraged to apply online by May 1st.  Apply Here!