Oregon State University


CONGRATULATIONS to the Phi Kappa Phi award winners listed below.

Emerging Scholar Award

The OSU chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi has established the Emerging Scholar Faculty Award in order to recognize non-tenured faculty for outstanding research or creative activity in his or her field of study. This award is open to faculty in the early stages of their professional careers and provides an honorarium and a one-year active membership in Phi Kappa Phi to the recipient. The award is open to all tenure track faculty from all academic units within OSU. Faculty need not be members of Phi Kappa Phi at the time of nomination. Nominees must be non-tenured faculty holding a tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor. A majority of the work being evaluated must have been accomplished at OSU. Nominations are solicited from members of the OSU chapter during fall and winter quarters. The winners receive a plaque and their honorarium when inducted into membership at the Spring Initiation Banquet.

Application Information

Recipient Date Awarded
Jaiswal, Pankaj Tuesday, May 7, 2013

First Year Writing Award

The First Year Writing Award was established by the Oregon State Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi to recognize first year students who write outstanding essays in their English Composition (WR121) courses. Students in WR121 write three main papers each term with specific criteria for each paper. Outstanding essays are nominated by the instructors in WR121 from nearly 6,000 essays written each year. The criteria used to judge the essays are excellence in quality of thought, organization and coherence, style and technique.

Recipient Date Awarded
Lippincott, Keith Tuesday, May 7, 2013