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Graduate Scholarships

Please select the scholarship to which you would like to apply. You will be asked to verify the scholarship selection once you have started the application process.

Please note there is an application deadline of Thursday, March 31 at 11:59 p.m. (Central), with the exception of the Brothers Helping Brothers scholarship.

Notification to applicants with a completed and submitted application is expected to occur the week of August 22. All applicants with a submitted application will receive an e-mail with the status of their application. 

Applications for the following academic year are scheduled to be available in early January - exact date TBD.

If you have any questions, please click here for a list of Frequently Asked Questions or contact Heidi Holley at heidi.holley@sigmachi.org or (847) 425-4470.

Graduate Scholarships

Madson General Graduate Scholarship

This scholarship award is made possible through the generous support of the late Grace and Jack D. Madson, UTAH STATE 1925.  Provides a minimum $1,000* academic scholarship to a qualified Sigma Chi pursuing a graduate degreee in any academic field.

*Minimum award amount subject to change.

Denton Economics and Public Policy Graduate Scholarship

A gift from Leona Denton, wife of Earl A. Denton, CHICAGO 1929, established the Denton Scholarship Award. Provides a minimum $1,000 academic scholarship to a qualified Sigma Chi pursuing a graduate degree in the field of International Affairs with an emphasis in world trade, economics, business, or political science.

Herschede Engineering Graduate Scholarship

This scholarship award is provided through the generous support of Brother Mark P. Herschede, CINCINNATI 1940. Provides a minimum $1,000 academic scholarship to a qualified Sigma Chi pursuing a graduate degree in the field of engineering.

Law Graduate Scholarship

This scholarship award is provided through the generous support of Brother John K. Forst, GEORGE WASHINGTON 1984. Provides a minimum $1,000 academic scholarship to a qualified Sigma Chi enrolled at an American Bar Association - accredited law school within the United States.

Media, Arts, and Communications Graduate Scholarship

This scholarship award is provided through the generous support of Brother William Kirtley ‘Kirt’ Jacobs, KENTUCKY 1994. Provides a minimum $1,000 academic scholarship to a qualified Sigma Chi with initial preference each year given to an applicant pursuing a graduate degree in the field of study in the areas of media, arts or communications.

Business Graduate Scholarships 

  • The Joe Martin Graduate Business award is provided through the generous support of Brother Joe W. Martin, HOUSTON 1976, and provides a minimum $1,500 academic scholarship to a qualified Sigma Chi studying for a graduate degree in business or another business-related field of study. Applicants must have a 3.0 combined GPA or a 3.0 GPA in their last semesters of study.

Medical Graduate Scholarships (2)

  • The first scholarship award is provided through the generous support of Brother Daniel Walsh, SOUTHEAST MISSOURI 1971, in honor of his parents Sidney G. and Juanita E. Walsh, along with the generous support of Sigma Chi Brothers. Provides a minimum $1,000 academic scholarship to a qualified Sigma Chi pursuing a career in medicine with primary consideration given to financial need.
  • The second scholarship award is provided through the generous support of Brother Ravi D. Goel, YALE 1993. Provides a minimum $1,000 academic scholarship to a qualified Sigma Chi attending medical school with initial preference each year given to a qualified applicant from the Theta Upsilon chapter.

Additional Scholarships

Military Service

This scholarship award was established through the generous support of Brothers John G. Berylson, BROWN 1975, Timothy A. Michael, OHIO STATE 1970, and Daniel P. Walsh, SOUTHEAST MISSOURI 1971 and other Sigma Chi brothers. Provides a minimum $1,000* academic scholarship to undergraduate or graduate Sigma Chi brothers who are currently serving or have served on active duty in their country's military—Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, or National Guard.

*** ROTC students are not eligible for this award. ***

*Minimum award amount subject to change.

Brothers Helping Brothers

Scholarships are available to undergraduate brothers whose families have been adversely affected by hardship, such as long-term unemployment, illness, or the effects of a natural disaster. The Brothers Helping Brothers Scholarship Award provides academic scholarships, in varying amounts, to qualified Sigma Chi brothers; the Brothers Helping Brothers application is available year-round.

Two letters of recommendation are required in order to apply for a Brothers Helping Brothers' educational scholarship.

Please note that the Brothers Helping Brothers scholarship application is currently unaviable while we update the application for the next application period.

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