With the help of our generous donors, the Phi Sigma Rho Foundation has provided scholarships since 2009. Recipients are selected on the basis of the applicant's scholastic record, service to Phi Sigma Rho and the community, campus involvement, and recommendations from references.
- The Foundation currently provides six $1,000 scholarships each year.
- Eligible applicants are undergraduate and graduate members of Phi Sigma Rho in good standing.
- Scholarship applications are usually realeased in October and due March 1 each year.
- Recipients are awarded in July at the National meeting for use in the upcoming academic year.
Eligible sisters may view and submit scholarship applications by signing in to the Phi Rho Portal and clicking Scholarship Applications.Phi Rho Portal
The Foundation has awarded scholarships since 2005 and expanded from one scholarship to six awards each year. Learn about the fabulous sisters who were awarded Phi Sigma Rho Foundation scholarships!
The Phi Sigma Rho Foundation is working to ensure the longevity of our scholarship. Your gift allows us to plan for endowments and support Phi Rhos for years to come through scholarship. Give to the Scholarship Fund today!
The Foundation is proud to honor exceptional Phi Rho's and supporters of our sisters through our scholarships. Learn more about their legacies and contributions to the Phi Sigma Rho sisterhood.
The Merit Scholarship is given to a well-rounded sister who has excelled academically, as well as promoting the ideals of the sisterhood by being a positive influence through their chapter and community as a representative of Phi Sigma Rho. A minimum of a 3.00/4.00 GPA is required to qualify. Financial need will not be considered in determining the winner.
The Leadership Scholarship is given to a sister who is a leader in her chapter and community. She demonstrates this through encouragement and mentorship of others and through meaningful participation in Phi Sigma Rho. Although academic achievement is not considered in determining the winner of the scholarship, a minimum of a 2.75/4.00 GPA is required to qualify. Financial need will not be considered in determining the winner.
Philanthropy & Service Scholarship
The Philanthropy & Service Scholarship is given to a sister who actively supports and participates in acts of philanthropy and service. She shows this through her acts of community service, leadership skills, volunteerism, and meaningful participation in Phi Sigma Rho and/or other activities. Although academic achievement is not considered in determining the winner, a minimum of a 2.75/4.00 GPA is required to qualify. Financial need will not be considered in determining the winner.
Sarah Rogers McClure Memorial Scholarship
The Sarah Rogers McClure Memorial Scholarship is given to recognize a sister who always puts others first and takes action because it is the right thing to do, not for attention or personal gains. The ideal recipient will also be active in Phi Sigma Rho and participate in community service or other meaningful activities. Although academic achievement is not considered in determining the winner, a minumum of a 2.75/4.00 GPA is required to qualify. Financial need will not be considered in determining the winner.
Anne Louise Roach Legacy Scholarship
The Anne Louise Roach Legacy Scholarship was created by Jennifer and Bryan Roach to recognize the first traditional mother-daughter legacy and exceptional achievments of Anne Roach as she graduated from Purdue University in May 2019. Anne is a BS Chemical Engineer, having completed a five term co-op with Mead Johnson and Reckitt Bnckiser and a summer internshipt at Sazerac's Glenmore Distillery. In addition, Anne graduated with two minors: Spanish and Global Engineering, with three study abroad experiences in Peru, Switzerland, and Spain. Anne was a member of the Alpha Chapter as Director of Alumnae Affairs, Advisory Board, and Philanthropy Chair. Her campus involvment stretched beyond the sorority to include Professional Practice Ambassador, Cultural Companion to Purdue's Study Abroad office, Passport (member) to assist international students, and Officer in Omega Chi Epsilon (Chemical Engineering Honor Society). Anne was also involved in her community beyond the campus, teaching English as a second language to area fourth grade students a part of Ayude y Aprende Service Learing Project
The Anne Louise Roach Legacy Scholarship recognizes the maturity of the sorority, the broad reaching impact of women in engineering, and the generational impact made by all members of Phi Sigma Rho.
Francis J. Monigan Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was created to celebrate the legacy of Francis J. Monigan, father of Phi Sigma Rho Gamma Chapter Alumna Heather Monigan. Selection of this scholarship will be made to recognize a sister who demonstrates the values Mr. Monigan held most important – grit, compassion, and a desire for helping others. The ideal recipient will show these values as well a commitment to engineering and Phi Sigma Rho. While all members of Phi Sigma Rho are encouraged to apply for this scholarship, a strong preference will be given to applicants who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in an engineering discipline. Although academic achievement is not considered in determining the winner, a minimum of a 2.75/4.00 GPA is required to qualify. Financial need will not be considered in determining the winner.
Interested in creating a scholarship fund for Phi Sigma Rho?
There are several ways. The two easiest would be either a one time gift or a pledge over three years of $30,000 or more to the Foundation. Contact email@example.com to begin!
Are you an alumnae association member looking for ways to support your local chapter? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Scholarships may be used for academic expenses, including tuition, course fees, books, and supplies. Membership dues and room-and-board are not eligible academic expenses.
Funds may be used at any point in the academic year which they are awarded. Unused scholarship funds must be returned to Phi Sigma Rho Foundation and cannot be held for future use.
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