Scholarship Advisors

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.

Scholarship Advisor Job Description

Purpose
The Scholarship Advisor is essential to the development and continuing success of a Chapter. In Alpha Chi Rho, all Chapters are required to have a Scholarship Advisor to achieve and maintain active status within the National organization.

Responsibilities
The Scholarship Advisor advises, guides, and mentors students, acts as a liaison between the Chapter and college, and helps the Chapter attain its goals consistent with the mission statement and landmarks of Alpha Chi Rho.

Determines the Chapter’s overall quality consistent with local and national policies.

Coaches individual Chapter members and becomes involved in the extracurricular life of the student to assist them in managing multiple demands of college life.

Provides assistance and means for students to meet their educational needs by accessing faculty or other relevant resources.

Develops a working rapport with all new members and assimilates them into the brotherhood through information sharing.

Actively communicates with the Chapter and National Office.

On a semester basis, prepares a summary report to National detailing scholarship activities. This would include awards or other recognition by the institution as well as pertinent academic highlights.

Requirements
The successful Advisor understands the broad parameters of the job as well as expectations of the National organization.

Has a successful record of achievement in building alliances and creating educational pathways.

Meets or exceeds educational parameters of Alpha Chi Rho.

Has demonstrated leadership capabilities.

Incentives
Advisor: Alpha Chi Rho understands that being a Scholarship Advisor to an undergraduate fraternity takes time, patience, devotion, and resources. Therefore, the Educational Foundation provides a $250.00 stipend each semester (maximum two semesters per year) to the Scholarship Advisor. Each stipend will be sent after National Headquarters receives the semester final report from the Scholarship Advisor.

Chapter: As an incentive to the undergraduate chapter to develop a strong relationship with a Scholarship Advisor who prepares necessary term reports, the Foundation makes a $250.00 grant to the chapter each time the National Fraternity receives the end-of-term report. The grant may be used for books, technology, or other educational materials.

Alpha Chi Rho Mission Statement:

"Alpha Chi Rho is to cultivate a lifelong Brotherhood where men challenge and inspire each other through Character, Honor, and Integrity, to improve themselves, the Fraternity, and society."

Landmarks and Principles

  • Membership from among those who are prepared to realize, in word and deed, the Brotherhood of all men.
  • The insistence on a high and clean moral standard.
  • The paramount duty of Brotherly love among members.
  • Judgment not by externals, but by intrinsic worth; no one is denied membership in Alpha Chi Rho because of race, creed, or nationality.
Scholarship Advisor Agreement

By signing this agreement, both the Scholarship Advisor and the undergraduate president agree to work together for the betterment of the undergraduate chapter and its members, as individuals and as a whole. Alpha Chi Rho’s National Staff is always willing to assist both the undergraduate group and the Scholarship Advisor with any situation that might arise. If the Scholarship Advisor has any questions and/or concerns regarding the undergraduate chapter please feel free to contact the National Headquarters directly. Please mail a copy of this signed agreement to National Headquarters every time a new undergraduate president is elected.

UNDERGRADUATE CHAPTER PRESIDENT

The undergraduate chapter will receive a $250 stipend towards a library fund to be used for books, technology or other educational materials each semester that the Scholarship Advisor submits a report, with a maximum of two semesters per year. The stipend will be distributed through the Alpha Chi Rho Educational Foundation (AXPEF.)

President's Name
Contact
SCHOLARSHIP ADVISOR

Alpha Chi Rho is offering a stipend in the amount of $250 for the Scholarship Advisor per semester with a maximum of two semesters per year. Each stipend will be sent after National Headquarters receives the Scholarship Advisor’s final report for each semester.

Faculty/Staff Name
Contact
Department or Office
* Note: The Advisor must be either a full or part-time member of the faculty or staff at the University or College OR a graduate (preferably a faculty or staff member).
Scholarship Advisor Report
For which Semester are you completing this form?
Year
Scholarship Advisor
Contact
Undergraduate President
Contact
SCHOLASTIC
Is the chapter on Academic Probation?
What is the Chapter's SEMESTER GPA (not cumulative) for the SEMESTER for which you are completing this form?
What is the All-Men's GPA for the SEMESTER for which you are completing this form?
What is the total number of men in the Chapter for the SEMESTER for which you are completing this form?
Does the chapter have specific study hours?
INTERNAL/EXTERNAL COMMUNICATION
How many times has the chapter had contact with the Scholarship Advisor?
Did the advisor have contact with any national staff members of Alpha Chi Rho who visited the campus?
Did the Scholarship Advisor contact any national staff member of Alpha Chi Rho with concerns regarding the chapter?
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
1. How can the National Staff of Alpha Chi Rho assist the Scholarship Advisor in helping the Chapter achieve their potential?
2. Would you like to make additional comments about any of the answers above?
3. Would you be interested in meeting with a national staff member?
4. Would you be interested in attending a national Alpha Chi Rho event in the future?
Please attach the following document:
Community Grade Report (Report which shows All Men's GPA, All Greek GPA, etc.):
Alpha Chi Rho understands that being a Scholarship Advisor to an undergraduate fraternity takes time, patience, devotion and resources. Therefore, Alpha Chi Rho is offering a stipend in the amount of $250 per semester for the Scholarship Advisor, with a maximum of two semesters per year. Each stipend will be sent after National Headquarters receives the Scholarship Advisor’s final report for each semester.
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