Apply for a 2023-24 Fellowship:

The 2023-24 application season opens in May or June 2023. Please nominate a brother or yourself.

A Fellowship for Leadership Development for the Common Good

Beginning in 2020, the Psi Upsilon Foundation is launching a new fellowship program for alumni brothers who are dedicating their professional and personal lives to improving our communities and society. The fellowship aims to highlight their service to society, support their development of effective leadership skills, and inspire others to contribute to the common good.

Nominate a Brother:

Do you know someone who fits the profile and may benefit from the proceeds of the fellowship? Nominate them below and our team will connect with them to encourage them to consider the fellow.

Nominations of brothers may be made any time of the year and applications are open July 15 – September 15th with the awards announced in October.


More details can be found at the Frequently Asked Questions page

Types of Fellows:

Honorary Fellows:

This distinctive fellowship is reserved for accomplished individuals from all walks of life who are intentionally using their talents their force for good in their communities and beyond. Honorary Fellows receive the accolades of the Foundation without any condition and are provided the opportunity to inspire others through a speech at the awards event and announce the Foundation’s Fellows.

General Fellows:

The Foundation bestows fellowships upon candidates’ dedicated to a cause for the “common good” as well as their demonstrated leadership capacity that can be honed by an opportunity to develop their skills. These awards carry funding as well as distinctive honors from the Foundation.

Current and Past Fellows:

(all titles/position/companies pulled from LinkedIN)
Cohort NameChapter YearPosition & CompanyGeographySIF Title
2020-21Amb. Robert Beecroft Ret’dTau ‘62 (Pennsylvania)Retired AmbassadorGreater DC2020 HONORARY SOCIAL IMPACT FELLOW
2020-21Rico FrancisPhi Nu ‘18 (Christopher Newport)Pacers Sports and Entertainment – Social Impact DirectorIndianapolis2020 GAMMA CHAPTER CORPORATION SENIOR FELLOW
2020-21Dr. Osman J. Bhatty, M.D.Pi ‘10 (Syracuse)Rheumatologist at Advocate Health CareChicago2020 DR. SAMUEL FAGER, TAU ‘81 FELLOW
2020-21Rhoden MonroseBeta Beta ‘09 (Trinity)Founder & CEO at CariClubGreater NYC2020 SOCIAL IMPACT FELLOW
2020-21Dan CoveilloEta ‘13 (Lehigh)Strategy Consultant at Monitor DeloitteZurich, Switzerland2020 SOCIAL IMPACT FELLOW
2021-22Dr. Barbara Hendrie Kappa ‘80 (Bowdoin)Director, North America UN EnvironmentGreater DC2021 HONORARY SOCIAL IMPACT FELLOW
2021-22Dr. Brian ChristieZeta ‘07 (Dartmouth)Hand and Reconstructive Surgeon
Indiana University School of Medicine,
2021-22Dr. Daniel Correa Phi Delta ‘04 (Mary Washington)Assistant Professor, The Saul R. Korey Department of NeurologyNew Jersey2021 DR. SAMUEL FAGER, TAU ‘81 SENIOR FELLOW
2021-22Roberta HunterEpsilon Iota ‘ 94 (RPI)Research Associate, Teaching Science Outdoors – Urban PartnershipsEast Lansing, MI2021 FISHFUND SENIOR FELLOW
2021-22Bri Watson Delta Nu ‘11 (Keene State)Author, Editor, ResearcherCanada2021 SOCIAL IMPACT FELLOW 
2021-22 Rich PaulEta ‘10 (Lehigh)Grant Writer and Grants ManagerFlorida2021 SOCIAL IMPACT FELLOW 
2021-22Mike ThibideauEpsilon Nu ‘11 (Michigan State)Vice President of Workforce Strategy at Hamilton County Economic Development CorporationIndianapolis, IN2021 SOCIAL IMPACT FELLOW
2022-23John D. Hatfield
Iota ‘94 (Kenyon)Executive Director at The Axia Institute – Michigan State University2022 HONORARY FELLOW
2022-23Dr. Audrey FischGamma ‘87 (Amherst)Founder of More Than Bootstraps;
Professor of English at
New Jersey City University
2022-23Dr. Elizabeth AndresenChi Delta ’04
Adult and Pediatric NeuropsychologistIndianapolis2022 DR. SAMUEL FAGER, TAU ‘81 SENIOR FELLOW
2022-23Devon TrotterPhi Beta ’06Equitable Sustainability Coach2022 FISHFUND SENIOR FELLOW
2022-23Dr. Alison Munzer, Ph.D.Gamma ‘09
Postdoctoral Scholar at UC Irvine School of EducationCalifornia2022 GAMMA CHAPTER CORPORATION FELLOW
2022-23Christopher Lawrence Tang, ESQGamma Tau ’01
(Georgia Tech)
Chief Editor of the L.I.N.C. Organization and Freelance WriterAtlanta2022 SOCIAL IMPACT FELLOW 

The Fund for the Fellowship:

The Psi Upsilon Foundation has formed a restricted fund within the endowment to fund the Fellowship. Donations to the fellowship fund are used to support the grants made to brothers receiving the fellowship. Brothers may make multi-year pledges to the Fund or outright gifts that will benefit the program.

Donate to Support the Fellowship. Opportunities are available to name a fellowship in honor of a person or group. To discuss a named fellowship opportunity, contact Foundation Chair, Alex Senchak.

The Steering Committee

NameChapter YearPosition & CompanyGeographySIF Title
Dr. Elise WaltonKappa ‘80 (Bowdoin)Board Compass Change Management ConsultantGreater NYCSIF STEERING COMMITTEE
Christian A. KleinPhi Beta ’92
(William & Mary)
Obadal, Filler, MacLeod & Klein, P.L.C.Public Policy Advocacy, Regulatory Counsel, Association ManagementGreater DCSIF STEERING COMMITTEE
Roberta HunterEpsilon Iota ‘ 94 (RPI)Research Associate, Teaching Science Outdoors – Urban PartnershipsMichiganSIF STEERING COMMITTEE
Kevin A. KlockChi Delta ‘01 (Duke)Senior Vice President of Operations and Legal Affairs (General Counsel), Foundation for the National Institutes of HealthGreater DCSIF STEERING COMMITTEE
Gary G. Pan Eta ’86 (Lehigh)Panacea Consulting LLC
Virginia Commissioner of Labor and Industry
Alex SenchakEta ’06 (Lehigh)Management Consultant and Investor focusing on ESG  companies and organizations. Focused on travel technology and Education industries.BostonPSI UPSILON FOUNDATION
Amb. Robert Beecroft, Ret. Tau ‘62 (Univ. of Pennsylvania)Retired AmbassadorGreater DCSIF STEERING COMMITTEE
Jonathan ChaffinGamma Tau ’00 (Georgia Technology)Entrepreneur; Director of Member EngagementAtlantaSIF STEERING COMMITTEE

Contact Information:

For questions or concerns about applying for the Fellowship, please contact Bethann Taylor, Director of Administration at the Foundation.

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