Interested in applying for Fraternity and Sorority Life awards? See what you qualify for and the details of each award here!

Want to help recognize the amazing work of the Fraternity and Sorority community at Iowa over the last year? Then it's time to apply for FSL Awards! 

There are 14 different award categories, some of which include the chance to win scholarships, Hawk Shop gift cards and more! You can nominate yourself, another member of the community, advisors, campus partners, support staff and more!  There is no limit to how many awards you can apply for! 

This is a chance for FSL to tell our story in a positive light! These awards not only recognize the hard work that was done over the last year but also provide positive PR for our community! 

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  • Andrew James Mogni Legacy Award

    The Andrew James Mogni Legacy Award, created in 2015, is sponsored by International Programs, Sigma Nu Fraternity, and the Interfraternity Council, and is named in honor of Andrew James Mogni and his dedication to academic excellence and commitment to improving the lives of others. This award was established to perpetuate the legacy of Andrew and his passion for teaching people how to live every day and love life to the fullest. The award honors one fraternity member annually, regardless of Council affiliation, on the basis of proven scholarship, demonstrated leadership, and a strong commitment to serving others. The recipient will receive a $500 stipend.

    Qualifications:

    • Applicant must be a UI Fraternity Member (regardless of Council affiliation)
    • Undergraduate Upperclassmen (at least Junior standing)
    • Applicant must be in good standing with their fraternity
    • Minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA
    • Demonstrated exemplary service to another individual(s) or organization(s) - not limited to service in Iowa City or its surrounding areas
    • Please include a Letter of Recommendation from a person of your choice as well as someone who can attest to your (or the nominee's) exemplary service to another individual(s) or organization(s). These people should be able to discuss your (or the nominee's) character, abilities as a leader, and what sets you apart from other applicants. 

  • Charlotte “Char” M. Sojka FBS Student Leader Scholarship

    In recognition of Charlotte “Char” M. Sojka’s 39 years of service to the University of Iowa, specifically 35 years serving the Iowa Memorial Union, Fraternity Business Services, and the UI Fraternity and Sorority Community as the FBS Account Specialist, the Charlotte “Char” M. Sojka Fraternity Business Services Student Leader Award has been created.

    This scholarship which will be presented to one student affiliated with UI Fraternity and Sorority Life Programs – regardless of chapter (or colony) or governing council affiliation – who is a current or former chapter (or colony) or council treasurer. The recipient will embody the characteristics of Char: dedicated, determined, organized, and an ongoing commitment to perform above and beyond their duty. The award will be in the form of a $500 book stipend to be used at the Iowa Hawk Shop and Bookstore. The award will be presented at the annual Fraternity and Sorority Life Awards program each spring semester.

    Qualifications:

    • Applicant must be current or former chapter, colony, or governing council treasurer.
    • Applicant must be affiliated with a chapter/colony in  good financial standing with their governing council and inter/national organization.
    • Applicant must be currently enrolled in nine or more semester hours at The University of Iowa at the time of application.
    • Applicant must have a minimum of cumulative GPA at of above the all Fraternity & Sorority Life average.
    • Applicant must have demonstrated dedication, determination, and organization in the their role as chapter/colony or governing council treasurer.
    • Applicant must have demonstrated an ongoing commitment to performing above and beyond their duty as chapter/colony or governing council treasurer. 
    • In order to accept the award, applicant must be able to provide proof of enrollment in nine or more semester hours in the immediate subsequent semester (i.e., the fall semester immediately following Fraternity & Sorority Life Awards). 

  • Dinette Myers Quiet Leader Award

    This award is sponsored by the University of Iowa Panhellenic Council in honor of Dinette Myers’ over 25 years of service to the Iowa Memorial Union and Leadership & Engagement. This award will be presented to one member of the Panhellenic Council Sorority Community who embodies the leadership characteristics of a quiet, yet contributing member of their chapter and/or the Panhellenic Sorority Community. The recipient will receive a $250 stipend.

    • Nominee must be in good standing with their sorority.
    • Nominee member must have a minimum of 2.5 cumulative GPA.
    • Responses to questions 2 & 3 are limited to two (2) pages in length total.

  • Emerging Leader Award

    This award recognizes one individual from each of the four Greek councils as an emerging leader in the UI Fraternity and Sorority Community. Sponsored by the Delta Beta chapter of Order of Omega, the award recipients will receive a $25 stipend each.

    • Applicant must be in good standing with their chapter and have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
    • Applicant must be a member of a fraternity or sorority for at least one (1) academic year, but no more than one and one-half (1 ½) years at the time of nomination.
    • Applicant should display exceptional involvement in the chapter and initiative to lead through positions and/or committees and be involved on campus and/or in Fraternity and Sorority Life (i.e. Dance Marathon, community service).
    • The Fraternity and Sorority Life Awards Selection Committee will choose one winner from each council (IFC, MGC, NPHC, PHC).
    • Please include a Letter of Recommendation from a chapter advisor, campus/graduate advisor, professor, or executive board member from the nominee's Chapter.  This person should be able to discuss the nominee's character, abilities as a leader, and what sets the nominee apart from other applicants.

  • Helen Reich Scholarship

    As the Dean of Women at The University of Iowa, Helen Reich advised the sorority community and served as a role model for the women of Iowa. This scholarship was created by the Panhellenic Council to honor a junior sorority member, regardless of council, on the basis of scholarship, leadership, and service. The recipient will receive $250.

    Qualifications:

    • Applicant must be a sorority-affiliated student with Junior (60 – 90 semester hours) class standing.
    • Applicant must be in good standing with their organization.
    • Applicant must have a minimum of 2.50 cumulative GPA.

  • Individual Brotherhood/Sisterhood/Siblinghood Award

    This award honors one (1) fraternity member and one (1) sorority member, regardless of council, for serving as a role model in the Fraternity and Sorority Community.

    Qualifications:

    • Applicant must be in good standing with their chapter.
    • Attach a Letter of Recommendation from a member of your chapter that speaks to your involvement as a brother/sister/sibling.

  • Mary Peterson Fraternity/Sorority Member of the Year

    This award is sponsored by the University of Iowa Panhellenic and Interfraternity Councils in honor of Mary Peterson. Mary Peterson served The University of Iowa as the Fraternity and Sorority Advisor for over 20 years.  During her time she acted as a mentor, confidant, and role model for all students on Iowa’s campus.  This award is sponsored by the University of Iowa Fraternity & Sorority Community and was renamed to honor Mary and her commitment to the UI Fraternity and Sorority Community and UI community at large. This award is different from all other awards because rather than judging specifically on impacts in the fraternity/sorority community, special consideration is taken to look at the broad scope of how each applicant has impacted the entire university community. The recipients will receive a $250 stipend from the Panhellenic Council (Sorority Member of the Year) or Interfraternity Council (Fraternity Member of the Year). One fraternity member and one sorority member will be chosen, regardless of council. 

    Qualifications:

    • Applicant must be in good standing with their fraternity/sorority.
    • Applicant must have a minimum of 60 semester hours completed.
    • Applicant must have a minimum of 3.33 cumulative GPA.
    • Please include a Letter of Recommendation from a person of your choice, as well as someone who supervised you (or the nominee) in a non-fraternal organization. These people should be able to discuss the nominee's character, abilities as a leader, and what sets the nominee apart from other applicants.
    • If selected as a finalist, you may be notified via e-mail to sign-up for an interview

     

  • Outstanding Community Service Award

    This award honors one (1) fraternity member and one (1) sorority member, regardless of council, for dedicating time and energy to the greater UI and Iowa City/Coralville communities. Sponsored by Iowa Zeta chapter of Pi Beta Phi, the award recipients will receive $50 each.

    Qualifications:

    • Applicant must be in good standing with their chapter.
    • Attach a Letter of Recommendation from one of the organizations for which you volunteered.

  • Outstanding Program Award

    This award honors the chapter (s) who has excelled in creating successful, unique programming in any aspect of Fraternity and Sorority Life. The Outstanding Program Award is geared toward (but not limited to) the following areas:  social, educational, risk management, philanthropic, service, cultural/diversity, alumni, and scholarship. The chapter may submit more than one application for consideration if they wish.  Multiple awards may be issued.

    Qualifications:

    • Chapter must have hosted the program in the calendar year
    • Documentation of event is required (Fliers, Pictures, Forms, Other Media, Etc)

  • Outstanding Senior Sorority Member Award

    This award is sponsored by the University of Iowa Panhellenic Council to recognize a senior sorority member, regardless of council, who has dedicated a large amount of time, energy, and commitment to their individual organization and the greater UI Fraternity & Sorority Community.  The recipient will receive $250 from the Panhellenic Council.

    Qualifications:

    • Applicant must be a sorority-affiliated student with senior class standing (90 semester hours or more).
    • Applicant must be in good standing with their chapter.
    • Attach a letter of recommendation from one of the following: Chapter/Graduate Advisor, Chapter Executive Council, Traveling Consultant or Inter/National Headquarters, or Regional Volunteer

  • Outstanding Sophomore Member Award

    This scholarship was created to aid an outstanding sorority-affiliated student, regardless of council, in their sophomore academic year and is sponsored by the Panhellenic Council. It will be awarded on the basis of scholarship, leadership, service and financial need. The recipient will receive $250 to be used for books and supplies at the beginning of the fall semester of their junior year. 

    Qualifications:

    • Applicant must be a sorority-affiliated student with sophomore (30 – 60 semester hours) class standing.
    • Applicant must be in good standing with their chapter.
    • Applicant must have a minimum of 2.50 cumulative GPA.
    • Include a personal statement of financial need.  Include a detailed explanation of financial status (expected costs, parent contributions, employment income, loans, etc.).
    • Include a letter of support from the Financial Aid Office, Academic Advisor or your parent(s)/legal guardians

  • Outstanding Support Staff Award


    This award recognizes one outstanding chapter support staff member for their contributions to their respective chapter, as well as The University of Iowa Fraternity and Sorority Community.  This can be your house director, cook or another support staff member, who is not an advisor, which assists in the success of your chapter.

  • Randy Ross Senior Leadership Award

    Sponsored by the Interfraternity Council, this award is named Randy Ross, the first Resident Advisor/House Director to a fraternity at Iowa.  The award honors a senior fraternity member, regardless of council, whose leadership has contributed to the advancement of our fraternity community.  The recipient will receive $250 from the Interfraternity Council.

    Qualifications:

    • Applicant must be a fraternity student with senior class (90 semester hours or more) standing.
    • Applicant must be in good standing with their chapter.

  • T. Anne Cleary Scholarship


    T. Anne Cleary Scholarship 

    The T. Anne Cleary Scholarship is sponsored by the Panhellenic Council and is named in recognition of Anne’s dedication to academic excellence while serving at The University of Iowa as the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs.  The scholarship honors a sorority member, regardless of council, on the basis of scholarship, leadership, and service. The recipient will receive $250.

    Qualifications:

    • Applicant must be a sorority-affiliated student.
    • Applicant must be in good standing with their chapter.
    • Applicant must be currently enrolled at The University of Iowa.
    • Applicant must have a minimum of 2.75 cumulative GPA.

  • Thomas A. Arcé Legacy Award

    This award serves to recognize the contributions of an outstanding chapter advisor, alumni/ae volunteer, faculty, or staff member that supports the operations and goals of the University of Iowa Fraternity and Sorority community.  This person has gone above and beyond to connect University of Iowa Fraternity and Sorority Life students and staff with resources and support needed to facilitate a fraternal and sororal experience optimal for belonging, serving, leading thriving, and succeeding.