Greek Oscars is an award ceremony to recognize outstanding chapters and individuals within our fraternity and sorority community, including council recognition. Hosted by the Black Greek, Interfraternity, Panhellenic and United Greek Councils, this ceremony recognizes the previous calendar year's achievements.
- Who: Greek Oscars is an invite-only with up to seven (7) members from each chapter invited to attend. Individual winners will receive an invitation to attend.
- When: Tuesday, March 13, 2018
- Where: Illini Ballroom
To learn more about our past award recipients, check out the Awards section of our website.
For questions regarding Greek Oscars, please contact MJ Abdullah, Graduate Assistant for Fraternity & Sorority Affairs at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Apply for Greek Oscars!
There will be one application this year to be considered for chapter-wide awards in the following categories:
- Chapter of the Year
- Commitment to Philanthropy
- Outstanding Scholarship Programming
- Outstanding Risk Management
- Outstanding Founders Week (BGC and UGC only)
- Outstanding Member Development
Chapter Advisor of the Year
Fred H. Turner Award
This award is meant for a man or woman closely associated with fraternity/sorority activities at the University of Illinois and who demonstrates outstanding service to the national and local fraternity/sorority, contribution to department, business, or volunteer position, and is active in campus extra-curricular affairs. Need not be an alumnus of a local chapter, but must have done work with a local chapter. Chapters are encourage to nominate alumna/alumni.
Greek Man/Woman of the Year
Honoring graduating seniors for their accomplishments in their chapter and the Greek/Campus community as a whole. One individual from each council will be recognized.
Living Your Values Award
The Living your Values award will be given to a member of each council who exemplifies the purpose and values of their organization.
Outstanding House Director
This award is not intended for undergraduates, but rather for the individuals that work professionally for the organization as a house director or manager of the facility. This award will have one winner from IFC and one winner from PHC.
Outstanding Neo/New Member
The Outstanding Neophyte/New Member award will be given to members of a chapter's most recently initiated class who have become active and contributing members of their chapters and the University of Illinois Greek Community. These new members or neophytes have made a positive impact in their chapter and have consistently displayed leadership, involvement, academic success, and contribution to their organization and the Greek Community.
The Outstanding President of the Year award is given to exceptional chapter presidents in the Illinois FSA community that have left a positive mark on their respective chapter and contributed to growth within the chapter. Individuals receiving this award have shown extensive examples of leadership while in the role as chapter president.
1872 Legacy Award
Awarded to a sophomore or junior belonging to a chapter in the Interfraternity Council who are involved in the Greek community, achieve high academic standards, serve their community, and show potential as a future leader. The recipient of this award is one who encourages friendship, leadership, scholarship, service, and social advancement while appreciating the diversity of our member organizations.
Awarded to an undergraduate student belonging to a chapter in the Interfraternity Council who demonstrates financial need. Applicants must be in good standing with the council and demonstrate involvement in their fraternity chapter, the larger Fraternity and Sorority community, and the campus/local community.
Awarded to a Panhellenic woman who has earned and maintained a 3.5 GPA, demonstrated exceptional leadership with Panhellenic, has made significant contributions to programs, services, or activities of the University of Illinois Fraternity and Sorority community, and demonstrates financial need.
William Broom Award
This monetary scholarship is offered to any undergraduate Panhellenic woman who is an active member of a UIUC women’s Fraternity and is a third year UIUC student who will be returning as a fourth year student in the fall. Recipients must have a minimum 3.0 out of a 4.0 cumulative grade point average.
Frances M. Redmon Award
Scholarship is awarded to a female student who is active in the Greek Community and involved in the performing arts. Award recipients receive an award of $500 for acting, dancing, or singing lessons that will assist them in becoming a total performer.