Coronavirus Information:
Bradley University will continue on-campus, in-person classes for the spring 2021 semester with limited restrictions.

IFC Recruitment and Scholarships

Due to COVID-19 and the safety of all students, this formal recruitment event will be held virtually. More information will be provided to students after they register and at the informational session.

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

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 29th, 2020. Students should attend the IFC recruitment informational session on Tuesday, August 25th, 2020. 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 15 from the Interfraternity Council. A Virtual Bid Day ceremony will be held on Sunday, September 6th in which each perspective man will be announced with the chapter they have chosen. Individual chapter bid day activities will be conducted in smaller groups or virtual due to the health and safety of all students.

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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Scholarships

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 $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 $3,275 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.

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.

Recruitment Scholarships Pi Kappa Alpha

The Everett McKinley Dirksen Scholarship Fund

Established by the Delta Sigma Chapter of The Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity (PIKE) to provide financial support for incoming, male students of Bradley University. PIKE stands upon the pillars of S.L.A.G. - Scholars, Leaders, Athletes, Gentlemen. One (1) $500 award and two (2) $250 awards will be given to applicants that best embody the S.L.A.G. model.

This scholarship will be paid directly to the college or university to assist with the cost of tuition, fees, or textbooks.

*Application or acceptance of this scholarship is not dependent upon joining the Delta Sigma chapter of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity or participating in Greek recruitment.

Selection Criteria

Applicant’s embodiment of Scholarship, Leadership, Athletic Spirit, and Gentlemenhood based on his submitted essay and interview.

Scholarship - Strong academic performance (GPA), rigorous curriculum (Honors/AP classes)

Leadership - In-depth involvement/officer positions in extracurricular activities (clubs, organizations, athletic teams)

Athletic Spirit - Evidence of competitive drive, determination, and success (Athletics, Academics, Extracurriculars)

Gentlemen - Volunteer experience, community service experience, Service before Self mentality

Requirements

  1. Applicant must be an incoming (new), male student of Bradley University. Transfer students may apply.
  2. Applicant must have maintained a 3.0+ GPA throughout high school.
  3. Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student of Bradley University.
  4. Applicant must participate in a short interview with Pi Kappa Alpha chapter leadership.

Required Materials

Completed Application - Applicants may include any additional material they feel will supplement their application (Transcripts, pictures, letters of recommendation, etc.)

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