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IFC Recruitment and Scholarships

IFC fraternities have the ability to recruit 365 days a year. If you are interested in joining a fraternity, all you have to do is make friends with some fraternity men. Be social, meet the members, go to some events, then decide if that chapter is right for you. If you are interested in joining a fraternity, but aren't sure where to get started, please contact IFC at

Fall Fraternity Formal Recruitment

The IFC fraternity formal recruitment process takes place annually in the Fall Semester. Registration for Fall Formal Recruitment is opens starting in May of each academic year. Registration is required.

Formal Recruitment will be  Saturday, August 31 and Sunday, September 1. Men will have the opportunity to meet every single fraternity over the two days to get an idea of which chapters they would be interested in.

Chapters will then host individual events throughout the following week to get to know students more in depth. On Friday, chapters will hold invite only events as a formal last recruitment event. Perspective men will have the opportunity to find how which chapter(s) they received bid(s) from on Saturday, September 8 from the Interfraternity Council. A Bid day ceremony will be held on Sunday, September 2nd in which each perspective man will be announced with the chapter they have chosen. They will then be welcomed by their new chapter and conclude with alcohol free activities with their new brothers.

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The Balanced Man scholarship is a nationwide scholarship given to freshman men who exemplify outstanding qualities of what it means to be a balanced man. This scholarship is funded by the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity, where the mission statement is to "Build Balanced Men". The goal of the BMS is to reward incoming freshman who will continue to be a positive force on their respective campus. Nationally, this scholarship awards over $220,000 to the most qualified candidates, on Bradley's campus the total awards are $1500 with $500 being given as the top prize. Applicants have no obligation to join or affiliate with Sigma Phi Epsilon to be eligible for the scholarship. Deadline is August 20th.

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The Alpha Sigma Chapter is the Theta Xi Foundation’s largest scholarship fund of all Theta Xi Chapters nationwide. Our chapter and alumni are committed to assisting hard working students pay for school. Over the next year, we expect to distribute $15,000 in scholarships, which is more money per member than any other fraternity on Bradley’s campus. We currently offer three Scholarships:

Janus Scholarship

Awards $3.000 annually to two members living in the house with a GPA greater than 3.0.

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The Blue Iris Scholarship

Is a four year scholarship issued each fall. It awards two $1,000 / semester/ scholarship to newly initiated brothers with a GPAs greater than 3.25. Scholarship winners can renew it for up to 8 semesters.

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The Gary Gleespen Scholarship

Awards $500 each year to a brother showing a high level of academic performance or improvement.