LAS Alum Hugh Vondracek Awarded Phi Kappa Phi Scholarship
LAS alum Hugh Vondracek (Political Science, ’14) has been awarded a fellowship by The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi—the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Vondracek is among 57 students nationwide to receive the highly competitive award of $5,000. Vondracek will continue studies in international relations at The University of Glasgow.
Founded in 1897, Phi Kappa Phi is the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Phi Kappa Phi inducts annually approximately 32,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni. Membership is by invitation only to the top 10 percent of seniors and graduate students and 7.5 percent of juniors.
AtLAS magazine, the LAS publication, published a first-person account by Vondracek regarding his experience in Turkey working and studying as part of his U.S. Department of State Critical Languages Scholarship. The article can be read on the magazine’s website here.