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Fraternity Scholarships

Many of the fraternities at Ball State offer scholarships to you. Most of the scholarships do not require you to join a fraternity at Ball State. The fraternities provide scholarships to incoming freshman males based upon academics, involvement in high school extra-curricular activities or events, and the amount of community service performed before arriving at Ball State.

List of Available IFC Scholarships 2013

Interfraternity Council: The Presidential Scholarship
One $500, One $250
Due August 30, 2013; Awarded September 13, 2013
The Presidential Scholarship was developed by the Ball State University Interfraternity Council (IFC) to celebrate the academic achievement and service success of incoming freshmen males through a competitive scholarship awards program. The IFC scholarship recognizes the outstanding achievements of one incoming freshman male who represents the ideal, as outlined in the IFC Code of Ethics, of what it means to be member of a fraternity.

Applications should be mailed to:
IFC ATTN: Presidential Scholarship
Student Center 133
Ball State University
Muncie IN, 47306
Scholarship applicants and recipients are not obligated to join a Ball State fraternity.
Contact with questions or to request an application: Jason Fry (574)-612-0566

Alpha Tau Omega: The Distinct Advantage Scholarship
Two $1,000 // Three $500
Due August 30, 2013: Awarded late October
The Distinct Advantage Scholarship is sponsored by the Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity and is available to incoming freshmen males.

Applications should be mailed to:
Alpha Tau Omega
Ball State University
Student Center Box 3
Muncie, IN 47306
Scholarship applicants and recipients are not obligated to join Alpha Tau Omega or any other Ball State fraternity.
Contact with questions: Richard Velde (317) 965-5404

Lambda Chi Alpha: Cross and Crescent Scholarship
One $500
Due August 19, 2013
The Cross and Crescent Scholarship is given to one incoming freshmen male who exemplifies academic excellence, qualities of leadership, and an overall commitment to personal growth. Applicants are required to have a minimum high school cumulative GPA of 3.0. Applications are available at lambdachibsu.com and are due by 5 p.m. on August 19, 2013.

Applications should be mailed to:
Lambda Chi Alpha
Ball State University
Student Center Box 198
Muncie, IN 47306
Scholarship applicants and recipients are not obligated to Lambda Chi Alpha or any other Ball State fraternity.
Contact with questions or to request an application: Tyler Trabel, (260) 414-3647

Phi Delta Theta: Three Cardinal Scholarship Program 
One $500; Two $250
Due fall 2013
Gerald Moeller Above & Beyond Scholarship: $500
Brother Moeller is a founding member of our chapter. The recipient of the Above & Beyond Scholarship will be selected based on a review of his participation in extracurricular activities and leadership roles in organizations throughout his high school and college years.
James C. Stroud Sound Learning Scholarship: $250
Brother Stroud is a recognized professor, faculty advisor and former chairperson of the Elementary Education Department here at Ball State. The recipient of the Sound Learning Scholarship will be selected based on a review of his academic achievement and endeavors. The recipient is expected to have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or above.
Excellence in Community Service Scholarship: $250
The recipient of the Community Service Scholarship will be selected based on a review of his involvement in the community. Recipient may provide documentation showing his involvement (ex. Documented hours, thank you letters, etc.)

Applications should be mailed to:
Phi Delta Theta
Ball State University
Student Center Box 145
Muncie, IN 47306
Scholarship applicants and recipients are not obligated to Phi Delta Theta or any other Ball State fraternity.
Contact with questions or to request an application: Jacob Campbell (317) 412-4474 

Phi Gamma Delta (Fiji): The Black Diamond Scholarship 
Three $1,000
Due August 17, 2013; Interviews on August 24, 2013
The Black Diamond Scholarship is available to any senior male student planning on attending Ball State University in the fall. Applicants should show strong convictions towards academics, civic duties, athletics, and general character due to the fact that we are looking for a well-rounded high school graduate who is committed to high standards in life.

Applications should include a high school transcript and should be mailed to:
Phi Gamma Delta Beta Sigma Chapter
Ball State University
Student Center Box 12
Muncie, IN 47303

Scholarship applicants and recipients are not obligated to join Phi Gamma Delta or any other Ball State fraternity. Contact with questions or to request an application: Jarrett Harty (260) 750-1458

Phi Kappa Psi: The Executive Leadership Scholarship 
Five $1,000
Due August 12, 2013
Phi Kappa Psi Executive Leadership Scholarship is awarded to male incoming freshmen that actively display leadership qualities among their peers on campus, in the larger community, and in academic achievement. No GPA requirement. Find the scholarship application here
Scholarship applicants and recipients are not obligated to join Phi Kappa Psi or any other Ball State fraternity. Contact with questions or to request an application: Adam Dunworth (317)-702-3189

Sigma Chi: Don Hester Outstanding Leadership Scholarship and James K. Gross Memorial Scholarship
$500 Each
Due August 18, 2013; Awarded September 18, 2013
The Don Hester Outstanding Leadership Scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman male student who exemplifies leadership in and out of the classroom, based upon a review of academic achievement, extracurricular activities and overall leadership roles throughout his high school career. The incoming freshman male who best exemplifies our values and shares our dedication to stewardship will receive The James K. Gross Memorial Scholarship. We believe leadership and service to be the most noble of the ideals possessed by those who have proven themselves worthy to be a Sigma Chi.

Applications should include a high school transcript and should be mailed to:
Scholarship 2013
Sigma Chi Fraternity
830 W. Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47303
Contact with questions or to request an application: Alexander Zagrocki (219)713-4916

Sigma Phi Epsilon: The Balanced Man Scholarship 
One $1,000
One $500
Two $250

Due July 7, 2013; Awarded early September
Sigma Phi Epsilon’s primary goal is to build balanced men to lead America’s communities by offering a variety of personal development, academic and leadership opportunities. A Balanced Man is a scholar, community servant and a gentleman. We simply seek to recognize outstanding young men who have displayed the ideals of the Balanced Man during their high school careers and strive to further this harmony between mind and body while attending Ball State.

Applications should be mailed to:
Balanced Man Scholarship Program
1101 W. Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47303

This scholarship requires a 3.0 academic index or 3.0 high school GPA. Scholarship applicants and recipients are not obligated to join Sigma Phi Epsilon or any other Ball State fraternity. Contact with questions or to request an application: Andrew Sharp (219) 741-2025

Theta Chi: The Charles Ray Excellence Scholarship
One $500
Due August 9, 2013; Awarded Mid-September 2013
The Charles Ray Excellence Scholarship is awarded to a male incoming freshman who best exhibits the virtues of leadership amongst his peers and excellence in the classroom. The Helping Hand Scholarship is awarded to a male incoming freshman who best exhibits the virtues of service to his community and excellence in the classroom.

Applications should include a high school transcript and should be mailed to:
Theta Chi Fraternity
1100 W. Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47303

Contact with questions: Joshua Rooney (317) 918-7727