COEHD doctoral student awarded Kappa Delta Pi scholarship

Deepti Kharod, a doctoral student at The University of Texas at San Antonio, has been awarded a scholarship from Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education, headquartered in Indianapolis.

Deepti was awarded the $5,000 O. L. Davis, Jr. Laureate Doctoral Scholarship in Curriculum and Instruction. 

Deepti applied for the scholarship, based on academic success, involvement in Kappa Delta Pi, and a written essay, last spring.  A national review committee evaluated the scholarship applications submitted from students around the country, and selected the recipients.

Founded in 1911, Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education, is a dynamic learning community that recognizes and enhances growth in scholars and leaders. The Society’s mission is advanced through:

  • Recognizing and confirming the status of scholars and educators to achieve and sustain preeminence in teaching, scholarship, and service;

  • Focusing on effectively addressing the needs of members through the phases of their careers as scholars and educators; and

  • Providing an energetic, diverse learning community that enhances professional growth through high-quality programs, services, and products.


To learn more about Kappa Delta Pi’s scholarship program, email faculty advisor, Dr. Misty Sailors ( or go visit

About Kappa Delta Pi
Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education, is a 501 (c) (3) organization established in 1911 to recognize and promote excellence in education, provide a reasoned voice for significant issues, and link learning communities of educators. Through its programs, services, and strategic partnerships, KDP supports the professional growth and teaching practices of educators throughout all phases and levels of their careers. The organization currently has more than 600 chapters and an active membership of nearly 40,000 worldwide.