Brennan Register receives 2017 Phi Kappa Phi Love of Learning Award

LOCK HAVEN — Brennan Register of Lock Haven, recently was awarded a Love of Learning Award worth $500 from The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Register is one of 100 recipients nationwide to receive the award.

Awarded twice a year, the Love of Learning Awards are designed to help fund post-baccalaureate professional development for active Phi Kappa Phi members including graduate or professional studies, doctoral dissertations, continuing education, travel related to teaching and research, career development and more.

Register, graduate student at University of Pittsburgh, will use funds from the award to complete a Ph.D. in Statistics.

Register was initiated into Phi Kappa Phi in 2015 at Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania.

The selection process for a Love of Learning Award is based on the applicant’s academic achievement, campus and community service, intended use of award funds as it relates to academic and career goals, and a personal statement. Each recipient will receive $500 to be applied toward post-baccalaureate professional development.

Established in 2007, the Love of Learning Program gives 200 awards annually. In addition, the Society awards $1.4 million each biennium to qualifying students and members through study abroad grants, graduate fellowships, member and chapter awards, and grants for local, national and international literacy initiatives.

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