Awards and Scholarships

Courageous Leader Scholarship

The Courageous Leader Scholarship is awarded by the brothers of Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI) to full-time undergraduate male students at the University of Iowa. These students may not currently be associated with a social fraternity, and interest or membership in Greek life is not required to win this Scholarship. Applicants must have a cumulative high school or college GPA of 3.00/4.00, and winners will be selected based on applicants that exemplify and live by our values (Friendship, Service, Knowledge, Morality, Excellence).

Sigma Phi Epsilon’s Balanced Man Scholarship

The Balanced Man Scholarship (BMS) is a scholarship awarded by the men of Sigma Phi Epsilon to incoming freshmen at the University of Iowa. They do not need to be interested in joining Greek life, they simply must have a minimum of a 3.0/4.0 GPA from high school and exemplify our fraternities values (Virtue, Diligence, Brotherly Love).

ΛXA: 'Every Man, a Man' Scholarship

"Vir Quisque Vir," means "Every Man, a Man". This is one of our three open mottos at Lambda Chi Alpha. It can be found on our coat of arms. Every man is equal, and any man whose academic attainments are notable should have equal opportunity for scholarship. We are awarding $1000 to the first-year student at the University of Iowa who deserves it the most.

Graduate Exam Scholarship

The Graduate Exam Scholarship is open to any member of the Panhellenic community who plans to pursue graduate school. It covers the cost of one graduate exam. Previous applications will not be considered, but you may reapply if you have applied in the past. The committee will select one winner per semester.

Louis B. White Model the Way Award

Louis B. White was a 1927 initiate of the Alpha Theta Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated, the first Black Phi Beta Kappa scholar and the first Black athlete to become a member of the University of Iowa varsity soccer team. In recognition of Mr. White’s dedication to leading and modeling the way for members of his chapter and the University of Iowa fraternity and sorority community, we have created the Louis B. White Model the Way Award.

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.

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.

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 her chapter and/or the Panhellenic Sorority Community.

Outstanding Sorority Member in Leadership Award

This award is sponsored by the University of Iowa Panhellenic Council to recognize one (1) senior sorority member and one(1) sophomore 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.

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.