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A guide to your chapter’s scholarships

To help make Greek life and college more affordable, almost every chapter provides scholarships and grants for its members. Take a look at this list to figure out if you’re eligible for some financial assistance.


Alpha Delta Pi
Abigail Davis Emergency Grant: up to $2,500 for members encountering sudden financial strains. This can be used for textbooks, tuition or other fees from the University but cannot be used to pay for anything related to the sorority.

Alpha Epsilon Phi
Anne Klauber Berson Scholarship

Alpha Phi
Abby Dorsa Sobrato Memorial Scholarship
Contance Purkiss Keller Scholarship
Forget Me Not Grants: given on an individual basis for members experiencing a financial crisis.

Chi Omega
Elizabeth Carmichael Orman Memorial Scholarship: for members in their junior year of college who demonstrate significant need of financial assistance in order to complete their senior year.

Delta Gamma
Anchor Grants: given to students in extreme financial situations that are in good standing. These cannot be used to pay dues.
Sisters Helping Sisters: a need-based scholarship program for members requiring financial assistance.

Kappa Delta
Dorothy Ramage Scholarship: an award of $1,250 is given based on scholarship and commitment.
Founder’s Scholarships: four awards of $4,000 each are given annually to members based on service within the sorority and academic excellence.

Kappa Kappa Gamma
Esther Tuttle Bailey Memorial Scholarship
Helen Cashatt Drais Memorial Adelphe Scholarship
James R. Favor Risk Management Scholarship Fund
Diane Ross Fennekohl Endowment Fund for Education

Phi Sigma Sigma
Members have the opportunity to receive scholarships and need-based educational grants.

Pi Beta Phi
Financial need scholarships: between $1,000 and $10,000 can be awarded to members who need financial assistance and have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Sigma Delta Tau
Fifteen to 20 scholarships are awarded to members each year.

Sigma Kappa
Alice Hersey Wick Scholarship
Chat Group Scholarship
Founders’ Scholarship
Marian Johnson Frutiger Sisterhood Scholarship


Beta Theta Pi
Men of Principle Scholarship

Delta Tau Delta
Kershner Scholarship Program

Kappa Alpha Order
Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation Scholarships

Kappa Sigma
Endowment Fund Scholarship/Leadership Award

Lambda Chi Alpha
$2,000 scholarship awards:
The Robert M. Curran & Michael F. DerManouel, Jr. Lambda Chi Alpha Professional Staff Leadership Scholarship
The Robert A. Claycombe & Dr. Peter R. Kensicki Lambda Chi Alpha Volunteer Leadership Scholarship
The James Chirurg Scholarship

Phi Kappa Psi
Ralph “Dud” Daniel Leadership Award: an undergraduate member can receive $4,000 based on leadership and contributions to the chapter.
Solon E. Summerfield Award Program: there are eight opportunities for scholarships in this program. One member is chosen as the Outstanding Solon E. Summerfield Scholar and receives an award of $10,000. Two runners-up get $5,000, and five other members will receive $2,500 each.

Phi Sigma Kappa
Wenderoth Undergraduate Scholarship: this award is only available to sophomores and juniors and is named after Ernest Wenderoth, a 2008 alumnus.

Pi Kappa Alpha
Smythe Award: $250
Orians Excellence Award: $100
Harvey T. Newell Award: $100
Risk Awareness Award: $1,500
Most Improved Risk Awareness Award: $1,500
Outstanding Financial Operations Award: $500
Financial Management Award: $250
Collections Award: $250

Pi Kappa Phi
International Scholars Award: $4,000 per student
Pi Kapp Scholars Award: $1,000
Outstanding Associate Member Award: $500
Winkelmann Health Professions Scholarship: $500
Otis McCollum Memorial Scholarship: $2,000

Sigma Alpha Epsilon
Trustees Award for Scholarship and Service

Sigma Chi
Chuck and Kim Watson Scholar: $10,000
John and Nancy Peterson Scholar: $8,000
Founders’ Scholarship: $6,000
Two Founders’ Scholarships: $4,000 each
Two Founders’ Scholarships: $2,000 each

Sigma Nu
Chapter-specific scholarships are available, but the GW chapter does not offer any.

Sigma Phi Epsilon
National Competition Scholarships: 20 scholarships of $1,000 are awarded each year.
Thomas O. Hicks Scholarships

Tau Kappa Epsilon
Bruce B. Melchert Scholarship: $300

Zeta Beta Tau
Undergraduate need and merit-based scholarships are available.

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