Descriptions of our scholarships appear below. Please note the following application due dates:
Oppenheimer Undergraduate (four $2,000 awards) — Monday, May 17, 2021
Lupton First-Generation (one $3,000 award) — Monday, June 7, 2021
Stiefel Graduate Award (one $4,500 award) — Wednesday, June 30, 2021
PSA-PBK will notify all applicants by August 15; checks will be mailed to the schools in August.
Application materials for all three scholarships will be posted here in winter 2021.
Gerald J. Oppenheimer Undergraduate Scholarships
Students at the University of Washington and the University of Puget Sound who have a financial need and who have maintained a GPA of at least 3.8 are eligible.
Gerald J. Oppenheimer was a longtime board member who served as vice-president and secretary in his many years of service to the organization. He was a strong advocate for undergraduates of the University of Washington and the University of Puget Sound as chair of the undergraduate scholarship committee. He passed away in 2016.
Myra Lupton Scholarship Fund
PSA-PBK has established an undergraduate scholarship in memory of longtime board member Myra Lupton, who served the organization for over 40 years.
Contributions at any time can be made via PayPal on our website or mailed to Puget Sound Association of Phi Beta Kappa, P. O. Box 15258, Seattle, WA 98115.
Please indicate when contributing that you are donating to the Lupton Scholarship. This is an important way for us to honor Myra for her 40+ years of service on our Board of Trustees.
Ernest R. Stiefel Graduate Study Award
The Ernest R. Stiefel Graduate Study Award is given to graduate or professional students who are members of Phi Beta Kappa chapters at the University of Puget Sound or University of Washington and who will attend graduate or professional school at either the University of Puget Sound or the University of Washington.
The late Mr. Stiefel was a longtime member of the PSA-PBK board of trustees, serving for many years as its treasurer and assistant treasurer.