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Non-Academic Greek Awards & Recognition

The Greek Awards and Recognition is designed to highlight individual and chapter achievements that best recognizes the Greek community.

The Greek Awards are divided into two categories:

Chapter Awards

  • Outstanding Educational Program: Sororities, Fraternities
  • Outstanding New Membership Education Program: Sororities, Fraternities
  • Outstanding Community Service: Sororities, Fraternities
  • Outstanding Collaboration Community Service Program: Sororities, Fraternities
  • Outstanding Philanthropic Chapter: Sororities, Fraternities
  • Outstanding Sisterhood: Sororities
  • Outstanding Brotherhood: Fraternities

Individual Awards

  • Outstanding Chapter President: Sororities, Fraternities
  • Outstanding Chapter Advisor: Sororities, Fraternities
  • Greek Man & Woman of the Year


  1. Purpose
    The purpose of these awards are to allow fraternities and sororities on Murray State's campus to assess their performance yearly, to recognize those chapters meeting the awards criteria, and to provide a baseline for help to those chapters in need of help in some areas.
  2. Eligibility
    All Greek organizations that are a member of Murray State's Interfraternity Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council, or Panhellenic Council are eligible to participate. There is no minimum or maximum number of chapters who will receive the awards in given categories.
  3. Guidelines:
    These guidelines are designed so that no chapter receives favorable treatment over any other. Any application not following the guidelines will be disqualified, so please make sure the following rules are understood.
    1. Each nomination must be reviewed by the chapter president, chapter advisor, and/or faculty/staff advisor. Electronic submission certifies the accuracy of the information provided in the application.
    2. Recommendation letters from advisors are encouraged and may be submitted to the Center for Student Involvement, 111 Curris Center
    3. The packet information should be from the past academic school year (last 2 semesters) only.
    4. Applications should be submitted online by the deadline provided.
    5. Any chapter that has been formally found guilty of hazing during the previous year, or were on any type of University probation during the academic year will be ineligible for that year's awards.
    6. Nominations should contain complete and accurate information. Incomplete applications will jeopardize the chances of receiving any of the awards. The discovery of false information will result in disqualification. The awards selection committee reserves the right to request additional information.
  4. Deadline:
    All applications must be submitted online by Friday, February 21, 2014 no later than 4:00 pm.  Late applications will be reviewed, but will be ineligible to receive any of the awards. Make sure the application is on time.
  5. Award Criteria:
    Each nomination is evaluated against the following award criteria found on the nomination form.

If you have any questions, please contact Re'Nita Avery-Meriwether at ext. 6984 or raverymeriwether@murraystate.edu. Applications will be reviewed by the awards selection committee and presented at the All Greek Assembly, which will be held during Greek Week in the Curris Center Ballroom.

Please click on each link to submit your application within that category:

Outstanding Educational Program

Outstanding New Member Education Program

Outstanding Community Service

Outstanding Collaborative Community Service

Outstanding Philanthropic Chapter

Outstanding Brotherhood/Sisterhood

Outstanding Chapter President

Outstanding Chapter Advisor

Greek Man & Woman of the Year

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