Criminology Student Selected for Phi Kappa Phi Reynolds Scholarship

Posted on 5/17/2019 2:48:56 PM

Megan TraversThe Indiana University of Pennsylvania chapter of the interdisciplinary honor society of Phi Kappa Phi has selected Megan Travers as this year’s recipient of the annual Reynolds Scholarship.

Travers is a 2019 graduate of the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, and she plans to use this scholarship toward her graduate education. She is planning to attend the University of Pennsylvania in the fall.

While an undergraduate student at IUP, Travers worked closely with several faculty members in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice on research that was presented at the annual conferences of the American Society of Criminology and the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. To support her research, Travers was the recipient of the 2018 College of Health and Human Services Student Scholarly Activity grant and several other Indiana University of Pennsylvania travel grants. 

The Phi Kappa Phi Reynolds Scholarship is awarded to the top undergraduate student member of Phi Kappa Phi who plans to continue their education with post-graduate studies. The winner of this chapter-level award is forwarded to the national office of Phi Kappa Phi for additional fellowship consideration.

Phi Kappa Phi is an interdisciplinary honor society headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Membership is by invitation only to the top 10 percent of seniors and graduate students and the top 7.5 percent of juniors. Faculty and professional staff members and alumni who have achieved scholarly distinction also qualify for membership.