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 bradleyifc1897@gmail.com

IFC Recruitment

The Interfraternity Council (IFC) recruitment process happens at the beginning of each the fall and spring semesters. There is no formal registration process; however, all interested students are to complete the Bradley University Fraternity and Sorority Interest Form before they can be officially invited to join a chapter.

The IFC along with the Panhellenic Council will host a welcome to campus celebration and recruitment kick-off event known as the Block Party on Wednesday August 23rd at 6pm on Fredonia Ave. All are invited to attend this free event for free food and music.

IFC will host an orientation for all interested students on Friday August 25th in Marty Theater in the Student Center immediately following the end of the Activities Fair.

Chapters will host individual events throughout the following week to get to know students more in-depth. On Friday, September 1st chapters will hold invite-only events as a formal last recruitment event. Perspective men will have the opportunity to find which chapter(s) they received bid(s) from on Saturday, September 2nd from the Interfraternity Council. A ceremony, known as Annadexus, will be held on Sunday, September 3rd in which each prospective man will be announced with the chapter they have chosen. Individual chapter bid day activities will be conducted following the Bid Day ceremony aligned with policies and procedures.

Chapters are encouraged to continue their informal recruitment events throughout the Fall Semester. Chapters must conclude their new member education classes and initiation prior to the last day of classes for the fall semester.

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Book Scholarship

Awards two $500 scholarships in the fall to any incoming freshman or sophomore students. Recipients will be determined based on involvement in extracurricular activities and leadership roles. Open to non-members.

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Membership Scholarships

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 $20,000 in scholarships, which is more money per member than any other fraternity on Bradley’s campus. We currently offer four Scholarships:

Janus Scholarship

Awards $4,200 annually to three members living in the house with a GPA greater than 3.0.

The Blue Iris Scholarship

Is a four year scholarship issued each fall. It awards three $1,100 semester scholarships to newly initiated brothers with a cumulative GPA greater than 3.25. Scholarship winners can renew it for up to 8 semesters.

The Gary Gleespen Scholarship

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

Beta Pi chapter of Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI)

AAA Scholarship

The Foundation's Triple A is a $250 scholarship available to any newly initiated member of Phi Gamma Delta who earn a 3.2 GPA during their pledging semester. Beta Pi graduates gratefully double this scholarship for a total of $500. We are lucky enough to have had many members be awarded this for achieving academic excellence.

Jason R. Preston Scholarship

The Jason R. Preston Beta Pi Scholarship is given each year to the qualified undergraduate member of the Beta Pi Chapter of Phi Gamma Delta who best exemplifies the saying “Scholarship, Fraternity, Self.” This scholarship is a total of $1750 awarded once a year at Beta Pi's annual Frank Norris Pig Dinner.