2016 IFC Chapter Scholarships


The Iowa Fraternity Community is happy to offer a wide variety of scholarships totaling over $45,000 to incoming men. Please read each scholarship requirement below. 

 If you have general questions or concerns about IFC chapter scholarships, please contact the IFC Vice President for Recruitment, Alex Smith 



Acacia Fraternity (Ακακία)

Name of Scholarship:  Acacia Leadership Scholarship
Scholarship Requirements:    The ACACIA Leadership Scholarship is designed to identify and reward outstanding high school seniors who have demonstrated their ability to excel in the fields of academics, extra-curricular school activities, and community involvement. The scholarship is available to any male, graduating senior from an accredited high school who attends The University of Iowa.
Total amount that the chapter will be awarding:  $10,000
Number of scholarships the chapter will be awarding:  1 - $3000, 1 - $2000, 1 - $1000, 8 - $500
Is a man required to join this chapter to be eligible for this scholarship?   No
Is a man required to join any fraternity to be eligible for this scholarship?  No
Are interviews required for selection of this scholarship?  Yes
When will those interviews occur?  Interviews will be scheduled in July and August.
How does a man apply for this scholarship?  Online
When will a man be notified about whether or not he was selected for your scholarship?  First few weeks of the fall semester.
How will a man be notified?  Phone call or email
For more information about this scholarship, please contact: Jerod Miles (jmiles@acacia.org)



Alpha Epsilon Pi (ΑΕΠ)

Name of Scholarship:  The Gene Wilder Scholarship
Scholarship Requirements:    We are looking for incoming Jewish men to the University of Iowa with a minimum GPA of 3.0. We do not require recipients of the application to join our fraternity or be rushing a fraternity at all. This scholarship is named in honor of Gene Wilder, who is a University of Iowa AEPi alumni.
Total amount that the chapter will be awarding:  $400
Number of scholarships the chapter will be awarding:  2 - $200
Is a man required to join this chapter to be eligible for this scholarship?   No
Is a man required to join any fraternity to be eligible for this scholarship?  No
Are interviews required for selection of this scholarship?  Yes
When will those interviews occur?  During student orientation
How does a man apply for this scholarship?  Online
When will a man be notified about whether or not he was selected for your scholarship?  2nd week of classes
How will a man be notified?  Email
For more information about this scholarship, please contact: Seth Goodman, Phone: 224-723-9645, E-mail: seth-goodman@uiowa.edu



Alpha Sigma Phi (ΑΣΦ)

Name of Scholarship: To Better the Man Scholarship
Scholarship Requirements: The To Better the Man scholarship is eligible to all incoming male students at the University of Iowa with a minimum GPA of 3.0. We're looking for men that strive to better themselves shown by a desire and determination to excel in academics, participation in extracurricular activities, and involvement in your community.
Total amount that the chapter will be awarding: $750
Number of scholarships the chapter will be awarding: 1-750
Is a man required to join this chapter to be eligible for this scholarship? No
Is a man required to join any fraternity to be eligible for this scholarship? No
Are interviews required for selection of this scholarship? Yes
When will those interviews occur? When classes resume
How does a man apply for this scholarship? Filling out online application. Click here.
When will a man be notified about whether or not he was selected for your scholarship? Early on in the Fall semester after interviews are complete.
How will a man be notified? E-mail
For more information about this scholarship, please contact:
 Weston Henson email: weston-henson@uiowa.edu mobile: 515-890-0870



Beta Theta Pi (ΒΘΠ)

Name of Scholarship:The Men of Principle Scholarship
Scholarship Requirements: The men of principle scholarship is offered to all incoming male freshmen or transfer students. It will offer four 500 dollar scholarships. There is no requirement for the recipient to join our chapter, but applicants must have a 3.00 GPA or higher.
Total amount that the chapter will be awarding: $2000
Number of scholarships the chapter will be awarding: 4 - $500
Is a man required to join this chapter to be eligible for this scholarship? No
Is a man required to join any fraternity to be eligible for this scholarship? No
Are interviews required for selection of this scholarship? Yes
When will those interviews occur? During orientation
How does a man apply for this scholarship? Google Doc - http://goo.gl/forms/dJmBNT3eKZ
When will a man be notified about whether or not he was selected for yourscholarship? Sunday August 21 at the scholarship banquet
How will a man be notified? Scholarship Banquet
For more information about this scholarship, please contact: Felix Caruso, Recruitment Chairman,         708-218-2455



Delta Chi (ΔΧ)

Name of Scholarship:  Iowa Delta Chi Scholarship
Scholarship Requirements:  Applicant must be an incoming male freshman, have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher, and intend to use the scholarship for school expenses only.
Total amount that the chapter will be awarding:  $1500
Number of scholarships the chapter will be awarding:  1 - $1000; 1 - $500
Is a man required to join this chapter to be eligible for this scholarship?  No
Is a man required to join any fraternity to be eligible for this scholarship?  No
Are interviews required for selection of this scholarship?  Yes
When will those interviews occur?  During the applicant's orientation session or during the first week of classes
How does a man apply for this scholarship?  Application will be emailed to all incoming men interested in Fraternity life. The application can be mailed or emailed upon return.
When will a man be notified about whether or not he was selected for your scholarship?  August 30, 2016
How will a man be notified? Phone call
For more information about this scholarship, please contact: James Fuhs (james-fuhs@uiowa.edu)
 (502) 472-7766



Delta Upsilon (DΥ)

Name of Scholarship: The Merit Scholarship
Scholarship Requirements:   To be eligible for this scholarship the applicant must be an incoming freshman to the University of Iowa and be enrolled for the Fall semester here. Their high school GPA must be a minimum of a 3.5, along with this the applicant must be joining the Delta Upsilon Fraternity and agree to live in the house.
Total amount that the chapter will be awarding:  $2000
Number of scholarships the chapter will be awarding:  2 - $1000 each
Is a man required to join this chapter to be eligible for this scholarship?  Yes
Is a man required to join any fraternity to be eligible for this scholarship?  No
Are interviews required for selection of this scholarship?  Yes
When will those interviews occur?  During the applicant's orientation session
How does a man apply for this scholarship?  Email dylan-whittemore@uiowa.edu and thomas-tygret@uiowa.edu
When will a man be notified about whether or not he was selected for your scholarship? Within 2-4 weeks
How will a man be notified?  Email and phone call
For more information about this scholarship, please contact:  thomas-tygret@uiowa.edu
563-528-2719



Delta Tau Delta (ΔTΔ)

Name of Scholarship: Delta Tau Delta Gentleman’s Scholarship
Scholarship Requirements: The Gentleman's Scholarship is available to any incoming University of Iowa freshman male with a cumulative high school GPA above a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. The scholarship may be used for any academic related expenses pertaining to college (textbooks, school supplies, fees, etc...).
Total amount that the chapter will be awarding: $3700
Number of scholarships the chapter will be awarding: 1 - $1500, 1 - $1000, 2 - $600
Is a man required to join this chapter to be eligible for this scholarship? No
Is a man required to join any fraternity to be eligible for this scholarship? No
Are interviews required for selection of this scholarship? Yes
When will those interviews occur? During orientation
How does a man apply for this scholarship? Online application – iowa.deltsconnect.org
When will a man be notified about whether or not he was selected for your scholarship? Before recruitment week
How will a man be notified? Phone Call or E-mail
For more information about this scholarship, please contact:
 Garrett Danelz - Director of Recruitment, garrett-danelz@uiowa.edu, 224.343.3451



Kappa Sigma (KΣ)

Name of Scholarship:  Lawrence E. Kritenbrink Scholarship
Scholarship Requirements:   The Lawrence E. Kritenbrink Scholarship is eligible to all incoming male students at the University of Iowa who have shown commitment to their academics, extracurricular activities, and their communities throughout their four years of high school. A minimum GPA of 3.5 is required for this scholarship. The scholarship is named after Lawrence E. Kritenbrink who has been an influential gentleman to our chapter and has shown us the value of brotherhood. Through his generous donations and assistance during our colonization, Lawrence demonstrates the true meaning of being a Kappa Sigma.
Total amount that the chapter will be awarding:  $1000
Number of scholarships the chapter will be awarding:  1 - $1000
Is a man required to join this chapter to be eligible for this scholarship?   Yes
Is a man required to join any fraternity to be eligible for this scholarship?  No
Are interviews required for selection of this scholarship?  Yes
When will those interviews occur?  Interviews will take place during the first weeks of the fall semester.
How does a man apply for this scholarship?  Application can be emailed to those interested.
When will a man be notified about whether or not he was selected for your scholarship?  Applicants will be notified whether they were selected early in the fall semester after all interviews are completed.
How will a man be notified?  Phone call or email
For more information about this scholarship, please contact:   For more information contact President Jordan Kloewer (jordan-kloewer@uiowa.edu) - 515-720-7540.



 Lambda Chi Alpha (ΛΧΑ)

Name of Scholarship: Jake Duff Award
Scholarship Requirements: The Jake Duff award is a scholarship awarded by the men of Lambda Chi Alpha to incoming freshman who best exemplify our core values: Loyalty, Duty, Respect, Service & Stewardship, Honor, Integrity, and Personal Courage. While the scholarship is designed to recruit new members, there is absolutely no obligation to join in order to receive the aid. Rather, the winners of this award will be the young men who would make great recruits for any fraternity.
Total amount that the chapter will be awarding: $3000
Number of scholarships the chapter will be awarding: 1-2000, 1-1000
Is a man required to join this chapter to be eligible for this scholarship? No
Is a man required to join any fraternity to be eligible for this scholarship? No
Are interviews required for selection of this scholarship? Yes
When will those interviews occur? Orientation or Skype interviews
How does a man apply for this scholarship? Online Application – uiowalambdachi.com
When will a man be notified about whether or not he was selected for your scholarship? Week of August 15th, 2016
How will a man be notified? Phone Call
For more information about this scholarship, please contact:
 Mark Pennebaker 319-270-4973 mark-pennebaker@uiowa.edu



Phi Delta Theta (ΦΔΘ)

Name of Scholarship: Nik Jiruska Scholarship
Scholarship Requirements: Requirements:
 Incoming freshman at Iowa. GPA > 3.0.
 Phi Delta Theta fraternity, founded in 1848, focuses on three cardinal principles: friendship, sound learning, and moral rectitude. We offer 5 scholarships, 300 dollars each, to young men who fit the standard with which the fraternity was created, including men of good character and fair ability, who possess good morals and have a high sense of honor and personal responsibility regarding academics and other aspects of life.
Total amount that the chapter will be awarding: $1500
Number of scholarships the chapter will be awarding: 5-$300
Is a man required to join this chapter to be eligible for this scholarship? No
Is a man required to join any fraternity to be eligible for this scholarship? No
Are interviews required for selection of this scholarship? Yes
When will those interviews occur? Interviews will be carried out during orientation, if that is not possible, phone/Skype interviews will be conducted.
How does a man apply for this scholarship?Filling out online application
When will a man be notified about whether or not he was selected for your scholarship? A man will be notified during the first weeks of school in the fall.
How will a man be notified? Winners will be notified by phone or in person.
For more information about this scholarship, please contact:
 Nicholas Kao (650) 906-2138, nicholas-kao@uiowa.edu or Noah Bryant (563) 468-3542, noah-bryant@uiowa.edu



Phi Kappa Psi (ΦΚΨ)

Name of Scholarship: Nile C. Kinnick Scholarship
Scholarship Requirements: This scholarship is for incoming male freshmen to the University of Iowa. They do not need to be interested in joining Greek life, they simply must have a minimum of a 3.4/4.0 GPA from high school, along with a 25 minimum Composite ACT score.
Total amount that the chapter will be awarding: $15000
Number of scholarships the chapter will be awarding:Depends on the quality of applicants: Last year the money was dispersed like so: 8-$750, 4-$1,000, 1-$2,000, 1-$3,000.
Is a man required to join this chapter to be eligible for this scholarship? No
Is a man required to join any fraternity to be eligible for this scholarship? No
Are interviews required for selection of this scholarship? Yes
When will those interviews occur? During student orientation
How does a man apply for this scholarship? Filling out online application
When will a man be notified about whether or not he was selected for yourscholarship? Over the summer
How will a man be notified? Phone call, E-mail
For more information about this scholarship, please contact:
 Austin Luse: austin-luse@uiowa.edu, 641-895-9614



 Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI)


Name of Scholarship: Black Diamond
Scholarship Requirements: For a man who exemplifies our fraternity's values (Friendship, Knowledge, Service, Morality, and Excellence) and must be an incoming freshman to the University of Iowa or a transfer student.
Total amount that the chapter will be awarding: $5000
Number of scholarships the chapter will be awarding: 1-1500, 1-1000, 5-500
Is a man required to join this chapter to be eligible for this scholarship? No
Is a man required to join any fraternity to be eligible for this scholarship? No
Are interviews required for selection of this scholarship? Yes
When will those interviews occur? During Summer Orientation and during the one-two weeks of fall classes.
How does a man apply for this scholarship? Filling out online application
When will a man be notified about whether or not he was selected for your scholarship? Shortly after classes begin
How will a man be notified? Personal phone call inviting them to the scholarship dinner
 For more information about this scholarship, please contact:
 Jack McDaniel, jack-mcdaniel@uiowa.edu, (952) 454-8137



Pi Kappa Alpha (ΠΚA)

Name of Scholarship: Garnet & Gold Scholarship
Scholarship Requirements: Must be at least 18 years old, with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 and attending the University of Iowa. The money can be used for anything and they do not have to join our fraternity. Must have been involved in at least 2 athletic programs in high school. Our scholarship in called Garnet & Gold because it is our fraternity's colors.
Total amount that the chapter will be awarding: $500
Number of scholarships the chapter will be awarding: 1-500
Is a man required to join this chapter to be eligible for this scholarship? No
Is a man required to join any fraternity to be eligible for this scholarship?No
Are interviews required for selection of this scholarship? Yes
When will those interviews occur? When classes resume
How does a man apply for this scholarship? Filling out online application
When will a man be notified about whether or not he was selected for yourscholarship? When classes resume
How will a man be notified? E-mail
For more information about this scholarship, please contact:
 Brian Cook, brian-s-cook@uiowa.edu



Phi Kappa Theta (ΦΚΘ)

Name of Scholarship:  The Building Blocks Scholarship
Scholarship Requirements:   This scholarship is available to any incoming freshman male attending the University of Iowa. A minimum high school GPA of a 3.0 is required to apply. We seek applicants that have faced challenges head on and shown a passion for leadership.
Total amount that the chapter will be awarding:  $2,000
Number of scholarships the chapter will be awarding:  4 - $500 each
Is a man required to join this chapter to be eligible for this scholarship?  No
Is a man required to join any fraternity to be eligible for this scholarship?  Yes
Are interviews required for selection of this scholarship?  Yes
When will those interviews occur?  August/September
How does a man apply for this scholarship?    Email daly-quinn@uiowa.edu or gavin-carlson@uiowa.edu with the subject line "Building Blocks Scholarship".
When will a man be notified about whether or not he was selected for your scholarship?  September 2015
How will a man be notified?  Email
For more information about this scholarship, please contact:    Contact Daly Quinn (daly-quinn@uiowa.edu) - 319-551-9962 OR Gavin Carlson (gavin-carlson@uiowa.edu) - 612-655-4878.



Pi Kappa Phi (ΠΚΦ)

Name of Scholarship:  Mark M. McCloy Scholarship
Scholarship Requirements:  The Mark M. McCloy Scholarship has been established in memory of former chapter President Mark McCloy.  The purpose of the scholarship is to reward men with outstanding high school careers who are entering their first year at The University of Iowa.  Applicants must have a high school GPA of 3.5 or higher and participated in extracurricular activities in high school.
Total amount that the chapter will be awarding:  $1350
Number of scholarships the chapter will be awarding:  1 - $1000, 1 - $350
Is a man required to join this chapter to be eligible for this scholarship?  No
Is a man required to join any fraternity to be eligible for this scholarship?  No
Are interviews required for selection of this scholarship?  Yes
When will those interviews occur?  During applicant's summer orientation.
How does a man apply for this scholarship?  Online
When will a man be notified about whether or not he was selected:  August 17, 2015
How will a man be notified?  Phone call
For more information or questions, please contact:  Mathew Antos; mathew-antos@uiowa.edu;
 847-323-5855



 Sigma Alpha Mu (ΣΑΜ)

Name of Scholarship: Jewish Endeavor Initiative
Scholarship Requirements: Must be of Jewish Heritage, can be used for Jewish events or for education courses and programs.
Total amount that the chapter will be awarding: $250
Number of scholarships the chapter will be awarding: 1
Is a man required to join this chapter to be eligible for this scholarship? Yes
Is a man required to join any fraternity to be eligible for this scholarship? Yes
Are interviews required for selection of this scholarship? No
When will those interviews occur? N/A
How does a man apply for this scholarship? Scholarship is automatically offered if requirements are fulfilled.
When will a man be notified about whether or not he was selected for yourscholarship? Upon joining the chapter
How will a man be notified? E-mail
For more information about this scholarship, please contact:
 tylerk@sam.org


 
Sigma Chi (ΣΧ)

Name of Scholarship: Sigma Chi Alpha Eta Scholarship
Scholarship Requirements: 3.0, must be a sophomore or older
Total amount that the chapter will be awarding: $500
Number of scholarships the chapter will be awarding: 1
Is a man required to join this chapter to be eligible for this scholarship? Yes
Is a man required to join any fraternity to be eligible for this scholarship? Yes
Are interviews required for selection of this scholarship? No
When will those interviews occur? N/A
How does a man apply for this scholarship? Page long paper to an alumni
When will a man be notified about whether or not he was selected for yourscholarship? Yes
How will a man be notified? Phone Call
For more information about this scholarship, please contact: 630-803-3060



Sigma Nu (ΣΝ)

Name of Scholarship:  Virgil M. Hancher Scholarship Award
Scholarship Requirements:  Entering first year students at the University of Iowa are eligible. Candidates must show the following criteria: dedication to the principles of Virgil M. Hancher and Sigma Nu Fraternity, including honor, education, self-improvement, extracurricular involvement, and future goals.
Total amount that the chapter will be awarding:  $2000
Number of scholarships the chapter will be awarding:  1 - $1000, 2 - $500
Is a man required to join this chapter to be eligible for this scholarship?   No
Is a man required to join any fraternity to be eligible for this scholarship?  No
Are interviews required for selection of this scholarship?  Yes
When will those interviews occur?  During summer orientation
How does a man apply for this scholarship?  Completed applications can be send to nathan-dick@uiowa.edu. Application can be found here.
When will a man be notified about whether or not he was selected for your scholarship?  Before fall classes begin.
How will a man be notified?  Email
For more information or questions, please contact:  Stefan Kaplarevic (Stefan-kaplarevic@uiowa.edu) 630-946-9289



Sigma Phi Epsilon (ΣΦΕ)

Name of Scholarship:Balanced Man Scholarship
Scholarship Requirements: The Balanced Man Scholarship is the original Fraternity scholarship. It is intended to recognize an outstanding young man who shows balance in athletics, classwork, and the community. Winning the scholarship is no obligation to join Sigma Phi Epsilon
Total amount that the chapter will be awarding: $4500
Number of scholarships the chapter will be awarding: 1-1500, 2-1000, 2-500
Is a man required to join this chapter to be eligible for this scholarship? No
Is a man required to join any fraternity to be eligible for this scholarship? No
Are interviews required for selection of this scholarship? Yes
When will those interviews occur? Orientation, Skype, or home interviews
How does a man apply for this scholarship? Online Application
When will a man be notified about whether or not he was selected for yourscholarship? Homecoming weekend, with finalists knowing before school starts
How will a man be notified? Phone Call
For more information about this scholarship, please contact:
 Ian Murphy, 515-745-2652, ianmurphy18@gmail.com



Sigma Pi (ΣΠ)

Name of Scholarship:Steve Lawler Scholarship
Scholarship Requirements: This scholarship is named in honor of Sigma Pi Fraternity Xi Chapter alum and current Grand Council member Steve Lawler ('82).To be eligible for the Steve Lawler Scholarship one must be a freshman student at the University of Iowa, one must be enrolled in a least 12 semester hours for the fall semester, one must be entering the University of Iowa with at least a 3.0 High School GPA, and one most formally pledge Sigma Pi Fraternity Xi Chapter.
Total amount that the chapter will be awarding: $1500
Number of scholarships the chapter will be awarding: 3-500
Is a man required to join this chapter to be eligible for this scholarship? Yes
Is a man required to join any fraternity to be eligible for this scholarship? Yes
Are interviews required for selection of this scholarship? Yes
When will those interviews occur? When classes have resumed
How does a man apply for this scholarship? A man must email the Scholarship Chairman (contact information listed - Ivan Gomez) inquiring about the scholarship.
When will a man be notified about whether or not he was selected for your scholarship? A week after pledging Sigma Pi Fraternity Xi Chapter. In other words, one week after bid day.
How will a man be notified? Phone Call
For more information about this scholarship, please contact:
 Ivan Gomez, ivan-gomez@uiowa.edu, 847 345 0747



 Tau Kappa Epsilon (ΤΚΕ)

 Name of Scholarship:The Matthews D. Wolfs Young Achiever Scholarship
Scholarship Requirements: This scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen males who demonstrating high academic achievement and promise by having a minimum ACT score of 27 and a 3.0 high school GPA. Joining Tau Kappa Epsilon is a requirement for the $1,000 award, however, winners of the $500 award are not required to join any organization.
Total amount that the chapter will be awarding: $1500
Number of scholarships the chapter will be awarding: 1-1000, 1-500
Is a man required to join this chapter to be eligible for this scholarship? Yes
Is a man required to join any fraternity to be eligible for this scholarship? No
Are interviews required for selection of this scholarship? Yes
When will those interviews occur? Week before recruitment week in Fall 2016
 How does a man apply for this scholarship? E-mail kaleb-kesselring@uiowa.edu
When will a man be notified about whether or not he was selected for yourscholarship? Notified before preference pick
How will a man be notified? E-mail or in person
 For more information about this scholarship, please contact: Kaleb Kesselring at kaleb-kesselring@uiowa.edu 


 
 Zeta Beta Tau (ΖΒΤ)

Name of Scholarship:The Zeta Beta Tau Scholarship
Scholarship Requirements: 3.0 in High School, 18 years old, Participated in 2 activities during high school (jobs, clubs, sports, etc), college goals are explicitly known, must attend University of Iowa
Total amount that the chapter will be awarding: $250
Number of scholarships the chapter will be awarding: 1
Is a man required to join this chapter to be eligible for this scholarship? No
Is a man required to join any fraternity to be eligible for this scholarship? Yes
Are interviews required for selection of this scholarship? Yes
When will those interviews occur? During OnIowa!
How does a man apply for this scholarship? Online Application
When will a man be notified about whether or not he was selected for yourscholarship? Yes
How will a man be notified? E-mail, Phone call
For more information about this scholarship, please contact: Sam Schutt, samuel-schutt@uiowa.edu,
 608-698-8391