Delta Delta Scholarships
Each year Sigma Chi reinforces its commitment to its core values by allocating thousands of dollars to fund scholarships honoring Leadership, Academic excellence, and Brotherhood. Below you will find a list of each of the scholarships that we offer exclusively to the Delta Delta chapter and instructions for how to apply.
Each dollar amount stated is a minimum award for that particular scholarship. There could be higher amounts or multiple scholarships, depending on the worthiness of the application. Decisions to increase the amounts or the number of scholarships will be made at the discretion of the House Corporation.
How to Apply
While eligibility requirements and application tasks differ, the submission process is the same for all of the Delta Delta scholarships. To apply for a Delta Delta Chapter scholarship, please complete the following steps:
- Review the Minimum Criteria for the scholarship that you wish to apply for to ensure that you are qualified.
- Download the scholarship application listed under the scholarship.
- Complete the application as per the instructions in the application.
- Submit the application to the House Corporation selection committee by uploading it to the Scholarship Form.
The deadline for all Delta Delta Chapter Scholarships is Sunday, March 15, 2020. For any questions regarding the application and submission process, please reach out to Brian Ballard.
Other Sigma Chi Foundation Scholarships
The Sigma Chi Foundation offers multiple $1,000 scholarships through their General Scholarship Fund to which many of our alumni have made significant contributions. The deadline for those scholarships is Monday, March 30, 2020 and you can apply on the Sigma Chi Foundation scholarship page.
John Puterbaugh Scholarship
|Description||The John Puterbaugh Scholarship was created in memory of Brother John Puterbaugh, Delta Delta Class of 1980. The Delta Delta Puterbaugh Service Award is awarded annually, at the discretion of the Scholarship Committee of the Delta Delta House Corporation, to a rising senior member of the Delta Delta Chapter of Sigma Chi who has displayed, throughout his college career, the most exemplary commitment to the ideals of personal and community service for the benefit of others through consistent, imaginative and devoted work on their behalf.|
|Minimum Criteria||The applicant must be a registered student entering his Senior year the following academic year, be in good standing with the Sigma Chi Fraternity, and have a 3.25 or greater GPA.|
|How to Apply||Submit a completed John Puterbaugh Scholarship Application Form to the location mentioned in the “How to Apply” section above.|
Delta Delta 2008 Leadership Scholarship
|Award||$4,000 (over 2 years if received as a Junior), $2,000 (if received as a Senior)|
|Description||The 2008 Leadership Scholarship was created by the Pledge Class of 2008 and inspired by Thomas P. Jeschke, a pledge brother whom was known for his high sense of integrity, academic achievements, dedication to brotherhood, and leadership excellence.|
|Minimum Criteria||The applicant must be a registered student entering his Junior or Senior year the following academic year, have a 3.0 or greater GPA, and have a proven record of leadership in the Sigma Chi Fraternity, University, and/or Community.|
|How to Apply||Submit the completed 2008 Leadership Scholarship Application Form to the location mentioned in the “How to Apply” section above.|
Xavier Somerville Scholarship
|Description||The Xavier Somerville Scholarship was created by the Pledge Class of 2016 in memory of Xavier Somerville, a pledge brother whom exemplified characteristics of compassion, positivity, and brotherhood.|
|Minimum Criteria||The applicant must be a Freshman and embody Xavier’s characteristics of compassion, positivity, and brotherhood.|
|How to Apply||Submit the completed Xavier Scholarship Application Form to the location mentioned in the “How to Apply” section above.|
John Eddy Scholarship
|Description||John was a 1959 graduate, and he served on the board of the House Corporation for 25 years. His family has had a long history with the Sigma Chi Fraternity. In recognition of his commitment to the Fraternity, the House Corporation has made this leadership scholarship available.|
|Minimum Criteria||Must live in the fraternity house in the Fall or Spring semester of the next academic school year. Complete the questions below and demonstrate the qualities of a leader.|
|How to apply||The following questions must be answered:
Submit your answers along with the House Corp. Scholarship Application to the location mentioned in the “How to Apply” section above.
Charles T. Dye III Consul Scholarship
|Award||$2,000 per Semester|
|Description||Jim Dye, on behalf of the James W. and Betty Dye Foundation have created the Purdue University Delta Delta Chapter of Sigma Chi Consul Scholarship honoring Charles T. Dye III. Charles, Delta Delta ’51, served as Treasurer of the House Corporation for many years. The award is given on a semesterly basis to Consuls that are in good standing with the University. For more information on other James W. and Betty Dye Foundation scholarships, see http://www.dyescholarships.org/|
|How to apply||There is no need to apply for this scholarship. Simply submit your Student ID to the current House Corporation Scholarship Chair.|
Delta Delta Academic Scholarship
|Description||Each semester one scholarship is awarded to the brother from each pledge class who is deemed to have achieved the highest level of academic excellence. An additional scholarship is awarded to the brother that demonstrates the greatest improvement from the last to the current semester.|
|How to apply||This data is made available to the Delta Delta Chapter by Purdue University. No application is necessary|
Delta Delta Brotherhood Scholarship
|Award||Funding for the scholarship varies depending on the total number of live-in brothers.|
|Description||One of George Ade’s ideals for the Fraternity was that it be affordable for men of all types of financial means. As such, the Delta Delta Brotherhood Scholarship is based on demonstrated financial need.|
|Minimum Criteria||Each candidate must demonstrate financial need.|
|How to apply||Submit the following information to the location mentioned in the “How to Apply” section above: