“The primary purpose of Sigma Chi is to promote friendship, justice and learning. ”

 

The Norman Shield lists five objectives for the Sigma Chi fraternity. One of the objectives is to foster and preserve high academic standards. The Sigma Chi Moms’ Club supports this objective by encouraging and recognizing the academic achievement of the young men of TCU’s Epsilon Mu chapter of Sigma Chi through its scholarship program.In order to be eligible for a Sigma Chi Moms’ Club scholarship, a young man must be currently enrolled as a student at TCU, taking 12 units in each the Spring and Fall semester, must be an active member in good standing of the Epsilon Mu chapter of Sigma Chi, must be fully paid up on his fraternity dues, and must consent to his grades being released to the Scholarship Committee of the Sigma Chi Moms’ Club. The Mom’s Club Executive Board and Scholarship committee alone, will determine after the above criteria is met, eligible members. Scholarships shall be awarded during the spring semester of each academic year. As funding permits, scholarships will be awarded as follows:

 

  • $400 to any member earning a GPA of 4.0 in the spring semester of the previous academic year or the fall semester of the current academic year

  • $300 to the member of each pledge class who earns the highest GPA other than a 4.0 in a semester in the spring semester of the previous academic year or the fall semester of the current academic year (limited to one semester GPA award per member)

  • $250 to the member of each pledge class who earns the second highest GPA other than a 4.0 in a semester in the spring semester of the previous academic year or the fall semester of the current academic year (limited to one semester GPA award per member)

  • $225 to the active member of each pledge class who has the most improved GPA from the spring semester of the previous academic year to the fall semester of the current academic year and whose cumulative GPA in the fall semester of the current academic year is at least 2.0 (newly initiated members are excluded from eligibility for this award)

  • To any member earning a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5 in the fall semester of the current academic year, the amount awarded shall be as follows:

    • $400 to members of the “Seniors” pledge class

    • $350 to members of the “Juniors” pledge class

    • $300 to members of the “Sophomores” pledge class

    • $250 to members of the “Freshmen” pledge class

  • $100 to any member earning a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 in the spring semester of the previous academic year or the fall semester of the current academic year who has not received any other scholarship award Approved and amended February 2018 Epsilon Mu Pledge Classes - Members