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Phi Beta Kappa (in the US) an honorary society of undergraduates and some graduates to which members are elected on the basis of high academic achievement. The name comes from the initial letters of a Greek motto philosophia biou kubernētēs ‘philosophy is the guide to life’.

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Phi Beta Kappa

Phi Beta Kappa: see fraternity.

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Phi Beta Kappa

Walter J. Jensen Fellowships (Professional Development/Fellowship)
Mary Isabel Sibley Fellowships (Doctorate/Fellowship)

1606 New Hampshire Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20009
Ph: (202)265-3808
Fax: (202)986-1601
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Walter J. Jensen Fellowships (Professional Development/Fellowship)

Purpose: To help educators and researchers improve education in standard French language, literature and culture as well as in the study of standard French in the United States. Focus: French studies. Qualif.: Candidates must be U.S. citizens under the age of 40 who can demonstrate their career does or will involve active use of the French language; must have earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year institution with 3.0 minimum GPA in French language and literature as a major; and must demonstrate superior competence in French according to the standards established by the American Association of Teachers of French. Criteria: Preference may be given to members of Phi Beta Kappa and educators at the secondary school level or higher.

Funds Avail.: $10,000. To Apply: Further information may be obtained from the Awards Coordinators.

Mary Isabel Sibley Fellowships (Doctorate/Fellowship)

Purpose: To increase interest in the study of Greek language, history, literature or archaeology, or the study of French language or literature. Focus: French studies, Greek studies. Qualif.: Candidates must be unmarried women 25 to 35 years of age who have demonstrated their ability to carry on with an original research; must hold a

doctoral degree or have fulfilled all the requirements for a doctorate except for the dissertation; must be planning to full-time work to research during the fellowship year; and must be Phi Beta Kappa members or U.S citizens. Criteria: Selection of the applicants will be based on the criteria of the Fellowship Committee.

Funds Avail.: $20,000. To Apply: Further information may be obtained from the Awards Coordinators. Deadline: January 15.

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