Scholarship Detail

Phi Sigma Alpha Scholarship

Department: College
Undergraduate/Graduate: Undergraduate
Amount: varies
GPA: 3.5 for Juniors; 3.25 for Seniors Student Level: Junior, Senior
Distribution: Annual Award, Non-renewable

Phi Sigma Alpha was founded in 1910 as a scholastic honorary fraternity at The University of Akron. The honorary recognizes and honors students who have maintained a high scholastic average during their tenure at the University. Juniors who have completed at least 65 semester credits (47 at UA) and have a minimum 3.5 GPA and seniors who have completed a minimum of 97 semester credits (47 at UA) and have a minimum 3.25 GPA are invited to join Phi Sigma Alpha. Those students who accept the invitation are eligible for consideration to receive one of several scholarships awarded annually from this fund. Candidates shall be enrolled in the Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences and shall be selected on the basis of scholarly achievement.

University Scholarships

  1. New freshman academic scholarships are awarded based on GPA and standardized test scores provided during the admissions process. Learn more.

  2. Transfer academic scholarships are awarded based on information provided on transfer scholarship application. Learn more.

  3. Major-specific and Honors scholarships are awarded based on completion of specific requirements.

  4. Endowed scholarships are awarded to some students who have demonstrated history of leadership, community service or other personal factors. 
  5. Non-Ohio residents may qualify for one of two out-of-state scholarship programs.

  6. Scholarships are also available from the Office of Accessibility, Military Services Center (for veterans) and ROTC.

  7. External scholarships are offered through Americorp and the Educational Training Voucher.

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