Collegiate Chapter Awards

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AWARDS Guide

To learn about the awards process, including how to create applications in SmarterSelect and the criteria and requirements for each award, please refer to the collegiate chapter awards guide.


Collegiate Chapter Awards

Our collegiate chapters make positive impacts on their schools and local communities as members connect, lead, grow and serve. Alpha Chi Omega recognizes our outstanding collegiate chapters through annual awards celebrating their accomplishments.
 
To be eligible for an award, the chapter must remain in good standing with both the Fraternity and the college/university throughout the calendar year. Chapter awards application deadline is January 15, 2021.

National Council Trophy

The National Council Trophy is presented annually based upon chapters’ overall performance. The chapter(s) that have the highest cumulative score across all Seeking the Heights award categories and display the most significant achievements in chapter management, member support and development will be considered for this award. Selection of recipients is the responsibility of the National Council.

Continuing Excellence Award

The Continuing Excellence Award is presented to chapter(s) that sustained outstanding achievement in chapter programming, recruitment and retention of members after winning the National Council Trophy within the past five years. A chapter must fill out all Seeking the Heights category applications to be eligible for this award. Selection of recipients is the responsibility of the National Council.

Chapter Progress Award

The Chapter Progress Award is presented to the chapter or chapters that have displayed significant growth and progress in the areas of chapter management, member support and development in the past calendar year. 

Seeking the Heights Award

Seeking the Heights awards are designed to recognize chapters that excel in various areas of chapter management, member support and development.

CHAPTER INNOVATION AWARD

The Chapter Innovation Award is presented to a chapter or chapters that host a signature event or initiative within the calendar year that is both creative and innovative.

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION AWARD

The Diversity and Inclusion Award is presented to a chapter or chapters that host a signature event or initiative within the calendar year that highlights their efforts in the area of diversity and inclusion. Chapters educate members on issues related to diversity and inclusion internally as well as participate in diversity and inclusion efforts in their community and on campus.

CAMPUS AWARDS

Did your chapter recently receive an award on your campus? We want to know! Click below to submit a campus-based award.


 

Individual AWARDS

Collegiate individual awards recognize collegiate chapter members, advisors, advisory boards and campus professionals that go above and beyond to support a collegiate chapter of Alpha Chi Omega and the campus and local communities. Anyone – member or nonmember – can submit a nomination for the following award categories; members may also self-nominate:
  • Estelle Leonard Outstanding Senior Award
  • Amy DuBois Rieth Emerging Leader Award
  • Outstanding Collegiate Advisor Award
  • Collegiate Chapter Advisory Board Award
  • Outstanding Fraternity/Sorority Advisor Award
Click here to access more information and apply for individual awards.

If you have any questions about collegiate awards, please contact Madison Smith, education and leadership initiatives coordinator.

 

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