Samuel Romes Wins 2020 International Balfour Award

Samuel Romes, LOUISVILLE 2020, accepted the 2020 International Balfour Award (IBA) during the closing moments of the Fraternity’s virtual Grand Council session on Oct. 10. Given annually to Sigma Chi’s most outstanding graduating senior, the International Balfour Award has been presented since 1930 when Significant Sig Paul Hagemann, WASHINGTON (ST. LOUIS) 1930, was honored following […]

Foundation Awards $3.92M in Scholarships and Grants

More than 230 individuals recognized with academic awards for the 2020 to 2021 academic year Supporting academic excellence, pivotal programming needs and the overall success of Sigma Chi’s undergraduate chapters, the Sigma Chi Foundation will award $3.92 million in academic scholarships and grants during the 2020 to 2021 fiscal year. “I wish we could give […]

Sigma Chi, Shelle Design Inc., Earn Recognition

The Sigma Chi International Fraternity’s Marketing and Communications team won three awards during the Fraternity Communications Association’s 2020 awards presentation held virtually on May 19.  The association said it received more than 800 entries for the 30 awards available.  Sigma Chi won second place for Best Website, and The Magazine of Sigma Chi won second place for Best Annual Report for its 2019 annual report […]

Foundation Update: Brothers Helping Brothers

Brothers and friends,  We hope each of you are doing well during this unique and unprecedented time facing our world.  As noted in communications from general fraternity leadership one week ago, Sigma Chi has taken the necessary steps, following recommendations from government officials, to do our part in preventing the spread of illness, planning for the unexpected […]

Fraternity Announces Recipients of the 2020 Significant Sig Award

The Sigma Chi International Fraternity has selected its recipients for the 2020 Significant Sig Award, which recognizes members who have achieved high levels of professional success. Awarded annually since 1935, the Fraternity has honored more than 1,700 Sigma Chis with the Significant Sig Award. Previous winners include such notable Sigs as entrepreneur Phil Anschutz, KANSAS […]

Foundation Scholarship Application Available Online

Applications for the 2020 to 2021 Sigma Chi Foundation academic scholarship awards are now available. For the first time, applications are available through Sigma Chi’s new awards and programs application portal, which can be accessed by clicking here. The submission deadline for scholarship awards is Monday, March 30 at 11:59 p.m. C.T. Scholarship winners will […]

Make your mark on Sigma Chi’s Future

Whether it’s world-class leadership programming, including Sigma Chi’s groundbreaking online educational platform, academic scholarships or operational support, gifts to the Sigma Chi Foundation impact each aspect of the Sigma Chi mission.  On average, the Sigma Chi Foundation generates more revenue, provides more program support and directs more of it to leadership and scholarships than any other Greek […]

Sigma Chi Foundation | 80 Years of Impact

September 11, 1934 — Sigma Chi creates Endowment Commission November 9, 1939 — Following unanimous passage at 1939 Grand Chapter, Endowment Commission chairman Frank McDonough Jr., DARTMOUTH 1907, law partner Frank L. Grant, PURDUE 1889, and Dr. Joseph F. Bowers, OHIO STATE 1889, jointly filed necessary papers with Notary Public Clarence L. Bartholic to gain certification and incorporate the Sigma […]

A Foundation For Sigma Chi

With the launch of a revolutionary Individual leadership program, Horizons, in 1999, an organization built to provide scholarships and educational space grants in post-war America had slowly became the most successful Greek-letter Fraternity foundation in North America.  Twenty years later, as the Sigma Chi Foundation marks its 80th anniversary, a new groundbreaking leadership learning continuum and […]