Texas Alpha aims to provide funding for educational and leadership programs including, but not limited to: individual scholarships and grants, tutoring, career mentoring, leadership training, educational seminars and lectures, the support of overseas study or summer internships, and grants for educational areas and resources within the chapter house.
Campus Leadership Scholarships
$500 – $5,000
Phi Kappa Psi encourages its brothers to pursue leadership positions outside the chapter, across the University of Texas campus. These scholarships support brothers in campus organizations such as UT Student Government, The Daily Texan, Silver Spurs and, the Interfraternity Council, among others.
Derrick A. Eakin Sophomore Leadership Scholarship
Memorial award endowed by pledge brothers, friends and family of Derrick Eakin ’91. We present this scholarship to a sophomore that participates within the community, intramural sports, leadership and, overall efforts to improve the chapter.
Paul Cox Memorial Scholarship
Memorial award endowed by pledge brothers, friends and family of Paul Cox. Brother Paul Cox, ’89 is remembered for his humor, goodwill, and perseverance under adverse conditions. In his honor, this scholarship is awarded to help a brother majoring within the school of Liberal Arts, that possesses a good sense of humor, and remains active within the Chapter.
Texas Alpha St. Tacky Scholarship
up to $2,500
Honor award endowed by St. Tacky group of 19 members and friends of Texas Alpha. This scholarship is awarded annually to a brother to assist him in his educational costs. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75 and demonstrate leadership within the Chapter.
up to $3,000
Honor award endowed by Texas Alpha pledge class of 1990 and friends. 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.
Special Need-Based & Emergency Scholarships
Students who experience loss of financial resources in such tragedies as fire, flood or earthquake, or whose families find themselves without resources as part of a financial or other calamity may apply for funds through this open, need-based application process.