All Grant and Scholarship amounts are subject to change annually.
April 1st is the deadline for all completed scholarship and Loan submissions.
The Alpha Chi Rho Educational Foundation offers student loans as well as grants for chapter specific projects:
Scholarship and Loans:
Full-time Seniors and Juniors with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent where a different grading system is used, may borrow up to $3,500. When funds permit, the committee may consider exceptions to the 2.8 GPA requirement if:
- The applicant demonstrates an extraordinary or emergent need for financial assistance
- The applicant has demonstrated steady academic improvement and has achieved a 2.8 GPA or better in each of his last two semesters
PAUL K. ADDAMS, RICHARD V. OLSON, JAMES MCFADDEN, JOHN C. ENK & DONALD F. FONES SCHOLARSHIPS
Competitive grants of $4,000, $3,000, and $2,000 are granted to undergraduate juniors and seniors.
ROBERT B. STEWART UNDERGRADUATE MAN OF THE YEAR: (Online Form)
This is a $1,500 Scholarship. Each chapter is permitted only one nomination. It is due to National Headquarters by July 30 of each year.
One competitive grant of $500 is given to a newly initiated Brother who has achieved the highest academic average for the year.
Full-time and part-time students enrolled in an accredited graduate program may borrow up to $3,500.
"CURLY" WALDEN, F. PRESCOTT HAMMOND, STANLEY G. BEDFORD & DONALD F. JONES SCHOLARSHIPS
Scholarships of $3,000 & $1,000 are granted to full-time students attending graduate school.
Upon proper certification, qualified Scholarship Advisors to Resident Chapters of Alpha Chi Rho Fraternity, will be granted up to $250 per term, not to exceed $500 per calendar year.
On a matching basis, the Foundation will provide a grant for any Resident Chapter which meets certain requirements. Cost must be directly associated with the establishment or improvement of a Chapter's library facilities. Upon proper documentation, the Chapter can apply for a grant up to $500 per calendar year.
When a Chapter's grade point average (GPA) exceeds the All Men's GPA for an academic year, the college library will be presented with a check for $100; for two consecutive years, a check for $200; for three or more consecutive years, a check for $300.
On an annual basis, up to $500 will be paid to those Resident Chapters that program and operate plans of assistance in education to their communities. Payment is made for expenses incurred by the Chapter after proper certification is made to the Foundation by the National Office.
The Educational Foundation will pay for speakers sponsored by the Chapter to address educational issues on the college campus. There is a $500 annual limit per Chapter. For information on this program, contact the Educational Foundation Office.
Honor Society Grants:
Initiation fees into college educational honor societies may qualify for funding through this grant from the Educational Foundation. A copy of proof of payment must be submitted to the Educational Foundation office, along with documentation from the honor society verifying initiation. This documentation must include the name of the advisor, a national office address and phone number and/or website.