All Scholarship amounts are subject to change annually.

The Alpha Chi Rho Educational Foundation offers student loans and scholarships:

Scholarships

April 1st is the deadline for all completed Scholarship applications.

Undergraduates

PAUL K. ADDAMS, RICHARD V. OLSON, JAMES MCFADDEN, JOHN C. ENK & DONALD F. JONES SCHOLARSHIPS
Competitive grants of $4,000, $3,000, and $2,000 are granted to undergraduate juniors and seniors.

PAUL K. ADDAMS UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP – $4,000

Brother Addams graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1929. For more than four decades, he was active in the Brotherhood serving as National President and Executive Director of the Fraternity and then as Chairman of the Board of the Foundation for 14 years.  In 1980, he received the Fraternity Executives Association Distinguished Service award for his contributions in connecting college administrators and fraternal organizations.  In 1988, he received the North American Interfraternity Conference Gold Meal, the highest honor in the Greek world.

The Paul K. Addams Undergraduate Scholarship is awarded for Academic Achievement, Leadership in Chapter and College and a significant commitment to Community Service.

 

RICHARD V. OLSON UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP – $3,000

Brother Olson graduated from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 1954 and went on to Rutgers University as a graduate student where he joined the Beta Phi Chapter.  He returned to WPI as an Assistant Professor in 1962 and served on that faculty for 21 years.  He was one of Alpha Chi Rho’s most popular Scholarship Advisors.

The scholarship recognizes a member for his Academic Achievement in the Physical Sciences, Mathematics or Engineering.

 

JAMES McFADDEN UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP – $2,000

Brother McFadden is a graduate of Columbia University Class of 1919 and had a successful railroad freight routing business.  His contribution for the scholarship awards an undergraduate for his strong Academic Achievement, Leadership in Chapter and College and significant contributions to Community Service.

 

JOHN C. ENK UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP – $2,000

Brother Enk graduated from Rutgers University in 1913 and received his Master’s degree from Columbia University.  He was an administrator in the New Brunswick, New Jersey Schools for over 40 years.

The Enk scholarship is granted to an undergraduate with documented Academic Achievement, Leadership in his Chapter and College and a commitment to Community Service.

 

DONALD F. JONES UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP – $2,000

Don Jones served the Fraternity and Foundation in numerous capacities including Chairman of the Educational Foundation, President of the Fraternity and Chair of the National Finance Committee during the time that the National Headquarters was purchased.  After Don’s untimely passing in 2004, his wife, Nancy, and son, Matt, created two scholarships in Don’s name to continue his legacy.

The Donald F. Jones Undergraduate Scholarship is also based on exemplary Leadership in the Chapter and commitment to the local Community.

Application for Undergraduate Scholarships
DEADLINE: APRIL 1ST
**All grant and scholarship amounts are subject to change on an annual basis**

Applicants must be full-time students in junior or senior year. Need a consideration only in case of a tie. Winners (if juniors) may reapply on a competitive basis for senior year. By completing this scholarship form, you will be considered for all of awards where the selection committee believes you best fit the criteria:
Paul K. Addams Award - $4,000.00 - Academic Achievement, Leadership in Chapter and College, Community Service
James McFadden Award - $2,000.00 - Academic Achievement, Leadership in Chapter and College, Community Service
John C. Enk Award - $2,000.00 - Academic Achievement, Leadership in Chapter and College, Community Service
Richard V. Olsen Award - $3,000.00 - Academic Achievement, Major in Physical Sciences, Mathematics, or Engineering
Donald F. Jones Award - $2,000.00 - Academic Achievement, Leadership in Chapter and College, Community Service, Need-based
Are you interested in a loan?
YesNo

Your Full Name

Home Address


School

AXP Chapter
Membership: (Please note in order to be considered for a scholarship, your National Initiation Fee must be paid.)
BrotherPostulant

Other Address (Optional)

Which is your mailing address?
HomeCollegeOther

Date of birth
Citizen of

Colleges/Universities Attended



Plans after Graduation:

List officer positions you have held in the Chapter – Recruitment Chair, Treasurer, Philanthropy Chair, etc. Please note that this section is required if applying for the Paul K. Addams, James McFadden, John C. Enk, and Donald F. Jones Scholarships.





List activities which you have participated – student governments, clubs, etc.





List the sport(s) in which you have participated





List community activities in which you have participated without pay. Please note that this section is required if applying for the Paul K. Addams, James McFadden, John C. Enk, and Donald F. Jones Scholarships.





List jobs you have held in the past four years





Other Pertinent Information (Honors, Awards, etc.)

Financial Information

ASSETS: Bank Accounts, Car, Computer, etc.





LIABILITIES: Prior Loans, Credit Card Balances, etc.





ANTICIPATED INCOME: Scholarships, Loans, Jobs, Family, etc.





EXPENSES: Tuition, Room, Board, Fees, Books, Supplies, Equipment, Transportation, Commuting Costs, etc.





If your Expenses are greater than your Income, please explain how you expect to make up the difference.

Additional questions about loans are below. If you are not interested, please proceed to the end of the form and submit your application.

Are you related to any trustee or officer of the Foundation?
YesNo

Amount of any previous loan from the Foundation
Date of any previous loan from the Foundation

Date loan is needed
Amount requested

Please attach the following documents:
College transcript of the last semester:
Reference letter from a faculty member, administrator, chapter advisor, or employer:
A one page essay on a subject of your choice (Yourself, goals, experiences, etc.) :

Undergraduates

JAMES W. RAPPAPORT, FRED SANFILIPPO SCHOLARSHIPS
UPENN (Phi Phi) Brothers only. Competitive scholarships are granted to full-time students of the University of Pennsylvania.

Undergraduates

COLIN “THE GRUDGE” ROCHESTER  MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

New York Institute of Technology (Eta Chi Phi) Brothers only. Competitive scholarships are granted to full-time students of the New York Institute of Technology.

Due to the generosity of Rochelle (Shelley) Emmer, mother of the late Colin Rochester (Eta Chi Phi), NYIT ’08 and donations from friends, family and Graduate Brothers, the Alpha Chi Rho Educational Foundation is able to award the Colin Rochester Memorial Scholarship for $1000 to an Eta Chi Phi undergraduate Brother.
This scholarship is open to NYIT undergraduate Brothers only. The Alpha Chi Rho Educational Foundation Scholarship Committee and Chapter alumni will select one (1) recipient based on financial needservice to the Fraternity and Brotherly love.  The minimum GPA requirement is 2.7, which is the National standard for a member in good standing.
Your Full Name

Home Address






Please attach the following documents:
College transcript for the academic year:
Cover letter:

Undergraduates

ROBERT B. STEWART UNDERGRADUATE MAN OF THE YEAR
This is a $1,500 Scholarship. Each chapter is permitted only one nomination. It is due to National Headquarters by April 1st of each year.

This is a $1,500 scholarship. Each chapter is permitted only one nomination. It is due to National Headquarters by April 1st of each year. You are not required to use this format. You may submit an application using the questions below as guidelines. We encourage you to take your time, write well and include as much information as possible. If for some reason you cannot subit the form online or upload a file, you can send the application to AXPEF – R.B. Stewart Award, 109 Oxford Way, Neptune, NJ 07753.

1. As a scholar, he has accomplished the following?

2. His contributions to our college have included?

3. His service to our community has consisted of?

4. His contributions to our Fraternity are?

5. He has exemplified Brotherhood by?

Remember, this Brother should be in good standing with both his Chapter and the National Fraternity

AXP Chapter
School
Candidate's Full Name
Candidate's Graduation Date
Your Full Name
This candidate deserves strong consideration for this award because:
1. As a scholar, he has accomplished the following:
2. His contributions to our college have included:
3. His service to our community has consisted of:
4. His contributions to our Fraternity are:
5. He has exemplified Brotherhood by:
Additional Documents:

Undergraduates

CHARLES W. COUGHLAN SCHOLARSHIP
One competitive grant of $500 is given to a newly initiated Brother who has achieved the highest academic average for the year. It is due to the National Headquarters by April 1st of each year.

The Coughlan Scholarship is a grant of $500 presented to a new Brother (a man who has been initiated this year) with the highest GPA. This is a competitive award among Chapters. Brothers who joined Alpha Chi Rho prior to this school year are not eligible for this award. Applications may be submitted without transcripts. Transcript can be sent under separate cover and is mandatory. We encourage you to take your time, write well, and include as much information as possible.
Your Full Name

Home Address






Please attach the following documents:
College transcript for the academic year:
Cover letter:

Graduates

“CURLY” WALDEN, F. PRESCOTT HAMMOND, STANLEY G. BEDFORD & DONALD F. JONES SCHOLARSHIPS
Scholarships of $3,000 are granted to full-time students attending graduate school.

Application for Graduate Scholarships
DEADLINE: APRIL 1ST
**All grant and scholarship amounts are subject to change on an annual basis**

Applicants must be accepted or enrolled in an accredited full-time graduate program. Winners may reapply for scholarships after the first year on a competitive basis. By completing this scholarship form, you will be considered for all of awards where the selection committee believes you best fit the criteria:
Wilbur M. “Curly” Walden Award - $3,000.00 - Academic Achievement, Need-based
Stanley G. Bedford Award - $3,000.00 - Academic Achievement, Leadership in Chapter and College, Community Service
F. Prescott Hammond Award - $3,000.00 - Academic Achievement, Leadership in Chapter and College, Community Service
Donald F. Jones Award - $3,000.00 - Academic Achievement, Pursuing a degree in Pharma Science or Engineering, Leadership in Chapter and College, Special consideration will be given to a Purdue student (if all other criteria is met)
Are you interested in a loan?
YesNo

Your Full Name

Home Address


School

AXP Chapter
Membership: (Please note that in order to be considered for a scholarship, your National Initiation Fee must be paid.)
BrotherPostulant

Other Address (Optional)

Which is your mailing address?
HomeCollegeOther

Date of birth
Citizen of

Colleges/Universities Attended




Plans after Graduation:

List activities which you have participated – student governments, clubs, etc.





List the sport(s) in which you have participated





List community activities in which you have participated without pay





List jobs you have held in the past four years





Other Pertinent Information (Honors, Awards, etc.)

Financial Information

ASSETS: Bank Accounts, Car, Computer, etc.





LIABILITIES: Prior Loans, Credit Card Balances, etc.





ANTICIPATED INCOME: Scholarships, Loans, Jobs, Family, etc.





EXPENSES: Tuition, Room, Board, Fees, Books, Supplies, Equipment, Transportation, Commuting Costs, etc.





If your Expenses are greater than your Income, please explain how you expect to make up the difference.

Additional questions about loans are below. If you are not interested, please proceed to the end of the form and submit your application.

Are you related to any trustee or officer of the Foundation?
YesNo

Amount of any previous loan from the Foundation
Date of any previous loan from the Foundation

Date loan is needed
Amount requested

Please attach the following documents:
College transcript of the last semester:
Reference letter from a faculty member, administrator, chapter advisor, or employer:
A one page essay on a subject of your choice (Yourself, goals, experiences, etc.) :

WILBUR M. “CURLY” WALDEN GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP – $3,000

Wilbur M. “Curly” Walden devoted 55 years to the Fraternity, 30 years as the National Secretary (now known as the CEO), and 20 years as Foundation Manager.  Funds for this scholarship were given personally by Curly and others in his name.

This scholarship is need-based and the recipient must have high Academic Achievement.

 

F. PRESCOTT HAMMOND GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP – $3,000

F. Prescott Hammond, a member of a New York Law Firm, a graduate of Columbia University in 1922 and Columbia Law School, left his entire residuary estate to the Foundation, having served as Chairman during its early years.  His bequest enabled the Alpha Chi Rho Educational Foundation to become one of the largest Fraternity Foundations at that time.

The criteria for this scholarship includes high Academic Achievement, Leadership in Chapter and College, and significant Community Service.

 

STANLEY G. BEDFORD GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP – $3,000

Stanley G. Bedford graduated from Columbia University in 1941, served in the US Navy in World War II and graduated from Columbia Law School in 1948.  Until his death in 1999, he was active in the Brotherhood serving as Editor of the Garnet & White, President of the Fraternity, and President and Chairman of the Board of the Foundation.  He practiced law until he went on the bench in 1971 where he remained Judge of the New Jersey Superior Court until his retirement in 1986.  This scholarship was established by his wife, Ruth, in his memory.  Mrs. Ruth Bedford is a young 99 years old and still assists as the Foundation’s Student Loan Manager.

This scholarship is awarded to a graduate Brother for his strong Academic Achievement, Leadership in Chapter and College and commitment to Community Service.

 

DONALD F. JONES GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP- $3,000

Don Jones served the Fraternity and Foundation in numerous capacities including Chairman of the Educational Foundation, President of the Fraternity and Chair of the National Finance Committee during the time that the National Headquarters was purchased.  After Don’s untimely passing in 2004, his wife, Nancy, and son, Matt, created two scholarships in Don’s name to continue his legacy.

The Donald F. Jones Graduate Scholarship is given to a Brother in good standing who is pursuing graduate studies in Pharma Science or Engineering and is based on past Leadership in his Chapter and local Community. Special consideration is also given to a Purdue student for this scholarship.

Loans

Undergraduates

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
Your Full Name

Parents' Names

Home Address

Your address at college

Other Address (Optional)

Address you wish loan check sent
HomeCollegeOther


Date of birth
Citizen of

Are you related to any trustee or officer of the Foundation?
YesNo

Are you a member of the fraternity of Alpha Chi Rho?
YesNo

Graduation Year
AXP Chapter
Membership:
BrotherPostulant

Amount of any previous loan from the Foundation
Date of any previous loan from the Foundation

Colleges/Universities Attended



Plans after Graduation:

List the name, residence telephone number, office telephone, and email address of a person at school who knows you - faculty member, administrator, Chapter Advisor, employer:

List activities in which you have participated – student government, clubs, fraternities, publications, etc.





List the sport(s) in which you have participated



List community activities in which you have participated without pay



List jobs you have held in the past four years





Other Pertinent Information (Honors, Awards, etc.)

Financial Information
Budget from
to

Date loan is needed
Amount requested

ASSETS: Bank Accounts, Car, Computer, etc.





LIABILITIES: Prior Loans, Credit Card Balances, etc.





ANTICIPATED INCOME: Scholarships, Loans, Jobs, Family, etc.





EXPENSES: Tuition, Room, Board, Fees, Books, Supplies, Equipment, Transportation, Commuting Costs, etc.





If your Expenses are greater than your Income, please explain how you expect to make up the difference.

Additional Comments:

Please attach the following documents:
College transcript of the last semester:

Graduates

Full-time and part-time students enrolled in an accredited graduate program may borrow up to $3,500.

Your Full Name

Parents' Names

Home Address

Your address at college

Other Address (Optional)

Address you wish loan check sent
HomeCollegeOther


Date of birth
Citizen of

Are you related to any trustee or officer of the Foundation?
YesNo

Are you a member of the fraternity of Alpha Chi Rho?
YesNo

AXP Chapter
Membership:
BrotherPostulant
Expected Graduation Year

Amount of any previous loan from the Foundation
Date of any previous loan from the Foundation

Colleges/Universities Attended



Plans after Graduation:

List the name, residence telephone number and office telephone of a person at school who knows you - faculty member, administrator, Chapter Advisor, employer:

List activities in which you have participated – student government, clubs, fraternities, publications, etc.





List the sport(s) in which you have participated



List community activities in which you have participated without pay



List jobs you have held in the past four years





Other Pertinent Information (Honors, Awards, etc.)

Financial Information
Budget from
to

Date loan is needed
Amount requested

ASSETS: Bank Accounts, Car, Computer, etc.





LIABILITIES: Prior Loans, Credit Card Balances, etc.





ANTICIPATED INCOME: Scholarships, Loans, Jobs, Family, etc.





EXPENSES: Tuition, Room, Board, Fees, Books, Supplies, Equipment, Transportation, Commuting Costs, etc.





If your Expenses are greater than your Income, please explain how you expect to make up the difference.

Additional Comments:

Please attach the following documents:
College transcript of the last semester:
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