Scholarships

Scholarships are awarded annually at the Greek Scholarship and Awards Night held in conjunction with Greek Weekend. To apply, chapter members should check on November 28th, 2016 for the applications. You can download the 2017 Awards Packet November 28th, 2016.

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Winners

2016 Winners will be posted following the Greek Scholarship and Awards Night.

Self-Nominated (Scholarships)

Frank Hallgren Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a  junior or non-graduating senior fraternity member, who is in good standing with his fraternity. This award is selected by application. Recipients will be chosen by the Awards Selection Committee. Multiple awards are available. The amount of the award varies from year to year.

The Interfraternity Council established the Frank M. Hallgren Scholarship in recognition of Mr. Hallgren’s many years of service to UNL. He served as the Advisor to Interfraternity Council, Dean of Men and Director of Career Services. Mr. Hallgren was initiated into Alpha Tau Omega.

Panhellenic Spirit Scholarships

This is presented to current freshmen, sophomore or junior sorority member who display outstanding spirit and involvement in the Greek, campus and greater community. This award is selected by application. The recipients will be chosen by the Awards Selection Committee. 

The Panhellenic Association established the Panhellenic Spirit Scholarship in 1999 as a way to recognize Greek women.

Madeline Girard Scholarships

This is awarded to a junior sorority  member who has made contributions to the Greek community through chapter and sorority-wide programs and/or other out-of-class responsibilities. Award candidates must be in good standing with their respective chapter, have completed at least 53 credit hours and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or better. Financial need is not considered. This award is selected by application. The recipient will be chosen by the Awards Selection Committee. The amount of the award varies from year to year.

Girard was Executive Director of the University Panhellenic Organization (now the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life) until her retirement in 1969.

Marion Othmer Shultz Scholarship

This is awarded to a sophomore sorority member who has made contributions to the Greek community through chapter and sorority-wide programs and/or other out-of-class responsibilities. Award candidates must have sophomore standing, be in good standing with their respective chapter, and have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or better. This award is selected by application. Recipients will be chosen based on contribution and potential by the Awards Selection Committee. Multiple awards are available. The amount of the award varies from year to year.

This award was established in 1986 in honor of Mrs. Schultz, a dedicated Alpha Delta Pi and University of Nebraska alumnae, by her husband Dr. C. B. Schultz. 

Sigma Kappa Endowed Scholarship

This is awarded to a sorority member with sophomore standing or above. Award candidates must be in good standing with their respective chapter, and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or above. Financial need is not considered. This award is selected by application. The recipient will be chosen by the Awards Selection Committee. 

SELF-NOMINATED (SCHOLARSHIP and Award)

Delta Tau Delta Scholarship and Achievement Award

This is awarded to full-time undergraduate students who are members in good standing of a recognized fraternity with a chapter at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Applicants must maintain a satisfactory cumulative grade point average and be prominent in one or more campus activities. This award is selected by application. The recipients will be chosen by the Awards Selection Committee.

This award was established in 1945 by Delta Tau Delta alumni C. S. Guenzel (initiated into Delta Tau Delta 1911) and H. H. Wheeler to recognize the outstanding achievements of fraternity memebers.

SELF-NOMINATED (Awards)

John M. Abrahamzon Recognition Award

This non-monetary award recognizes a fraternity man who has shown contributions to the University community through a diversity of campus activities/organizations, positive contribution to the Greek community, and active participation in his individual chapter. This award is selected by application. The recipient will be chosen by the Awards Selection Committee.

This recognition award was established in 1964 in memory of John M. Abrahamzon, who served his fraternity, his university, and his community with honesty and integrity. He was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity, served as the IFC Director of Recruitment and as Secretary of the Student Council (now known as ASUN). John passed away during his junior year at UNL.

Selected by Nomination (Scholarship)

C. B. Schultz Scholarship

Presented to a  junior or non-graduating senior fraternity member who has shown contributions to the University community through a variety of campus activities/organizations; positive contribution to the Greek community; and active participation in his individual chapter. GPA is only considered in the event of two equal candidates. The award is selected by nominations submitted by each chapter. No more than three nominees per chapter will be accepted. The recipient will be chosen by the Awards Selection Committee. The amount of this award varies from year to year.

This award was established by the Interfraternity Council in 1976 to honor Dr. Schultz for more than 30 years of service as a faculty Advisor to the Interfraternity Council.

SELECTED BY NOMINATION (individual Awards) 

Gamma Gamma Award

This non-monetary award is presented annually to outstanding graduating seniors. Nominees must be graduating in May, August or December of 2017 to be considered for this award. Students are selected based on their service to the Greek community, leadership on campus and involvement on the campus and in the community. Less than 2% of the Greek community will be recognized with a Gamma Gamma award. Two nominations per chapter will be accepted.

Jayne Wade Anderson Recognition Award

This non-monetary award is presented annually to a fraternity or sorority graduating senior who exemplifies outstanding leadership. The recipient must have demonstrated strong leadership within their chapter or council, and involvement on the campus and in the community. The award is selected by nominations submitted by each chapter, with no more than two nominees per chapter. The recipient will be chosen by the Awards Selection Committee.

Established in 1997, by the executive officers of IFC and Panhellenic, this award honors Jayne Wade Anderson who served as the Director of Greek Affairs for nearly 30 years. Jayne is a Nebraska graduate and a member of Alpha Xi Delta Sorority.

Julie Sonderegger Recognition Award

This non-monetary honor is awarded to a female junior sorority member who has “shown a desire to aid others by being a friend to many, displayed enthusiasm for life and brightened the lives of others.” Other considerations include cumulative grade point average, involvement in campus and/or community activities. The award is selected by nominations submitted by each chapter, with no more than two nominees per chapter. The recipient will be chosen by the Award Selection Committee.

This award was established in 1978 by the Panhellenic Council, in memory of Julie Sonderegger, a UNL Delta Gamma from 1975-1977.

Chapter Awards

Both chapter awards will be given out in the Community Excellence Philanthropy category. To apply, please complete the Philanthropy Community Excellence Award.

C. B. Schultz Philanthropy Award

This award recognizes a fraternity that has contributed to the campus and community in creative and positive ways through their chapter philanthropy program. This award was established by the Interfraternity Council in 1976 to honor Dr. C. B. Schultz for more than 30 years of service as a faculty advisor to the Interfraternity Council.

Madeline Girard Philanthropy Award

This award recognizes a sorority that has contributed to the campus and community in creative and positive ways through their philanthropy program. This award was established by the Panhellenic Association in honor of Madeline Girard’s 18 years of volunteer service at Nebraska.