Grand Chapter Scholarships

The TKE Foundation is proud to continue our longstanding tradition of recognizing and rewarding academic excellence through the Grand Chapter scholarship program. Below is a list of available scholarship awards. The deadline to apply is March 15.

Available chapter awards can be viewed at TKE.org/ChapterScholarships.

For more information regarding chapter and Grand Chapter scholarships, please visit TKE.org/ScholarshipFAQ or email Foundation@TKE.org.

Deadline: The TKE Foundation scholarship application deadline is March 15.

When you are ready, please use the online application to apply for all awards listed below. Your application is not complete until we receive a copy of your most recent grade transcript (may be an official transcript or a student issued copy) and a wallet-size head-and-shoulders photograph suitable for reproduction.


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All-Teke Academic Team

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

Recipients must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA while making outstanding and positive contributions to their chapter, campus and community. Applications are reviewed by the Foundation Scholarship Selection Committee, and up to 10 students are selected to receive a $150 scholarship.


Beta-Sigma/Jeffrey S. Herle Memorial Scholarship

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

Recipients must be an upperclassman who is holding or has held a leadership position and is making a positive impact on the chapter. Applicants must be from the Beta-Sigma chapter and maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher. To be considered for this award, applicants must submit a short essay on how the candidate thinks about his leadership role in TKE based on what he has read about Jeffrey.


Bill Bruns Commitment to Service Scholarship

Bill Bruns was initiated at the Gamma-Kappa Chapter at Indiana University and has always had a strong and powerful commitment to service to others in the Fraternity, on campus, and in the community. Frater Bruns is a member of the TKE Chapter Advisor Hall of Fame and long-time refounding Chapter Advisor for the Beta-Chi Chapter at Southern Illinois University Carbondale and the Gamma Chapter at the University of Illinois, as well as the former Board of Advisors Chairman for his home chapter (Gamma-Kappa, Indiana University). This scholarship, established by his friends, family and fraters, recognizes the importance of community service in the development of young men.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

To be considered for this award, Fraters must be active members of the Gamma, Beta-Chi or Gamma-Kappa chapters. Fraters must demonstrate service to Fraternity, campus and community.


Bruce B. Melchert Scholarship

A former member of the Board of Directors of the TKE Foundation, Bruce B. Melchert was initiated a Teke at Beta-Theta Chapter at the University of Missouri – Columbia and served as the Executive Vice President of TKE from 1960 to 1972. After leaving the staff, this Knight of Apollo was elected to the Grand Council in 1979, serving as Grand Prytanis from 1987 to 1989. He is a recipient of the Order of the Silver Maple Leaf, Grand Prytanis Award, and the Order of the Golden Eagle Award. He is a Life Loyal Teke.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

This scholarship is awarded to a member displaying academic achievement with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Recipients must be a sophomore, junior or senior who exemplifies outstanding leadership within the chapter, having served as Recruitment Chair, Prytanis or in other major officer positions in the chapter. Preferred applicants are also a leader in IFC or other campus organizations. The applicant must be pursuing an undergraduate degree in political science or government and have a goal to serve people in a political or governmental service position. Preference will first be given to a member of the Beta-Theta chapter, but if there is no qualified applicant, the scholarship will be open to any other qualified Teke.


Canadian TKE Scholarship

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, to promote academic excellence and active involvement.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

Any member of a TKE chapter in Canada who is pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies may apply. This award is presented based on achievement with a minimum GPA of 2.5, service to the chapter (such as serving as an officer or events chairman) and service to the campus and community in which the chapter is located.


Carroll C. Hall Memorial Scholarship

A leader in the formation of the TKE Foundation, Carrol C. Hall served as a member of its Board of Directors. Frater Hall was initiated a Teke at Iota Chapter at Eureka College. He was the recipient of the Order of the Golden Eagle Award in 1987. The Directors of the Foundation established this scholarship through the Hall estate in recognition of dedication to TKE during his lifetime and his commitment to ensure the TKE experience for future members after his death.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

This scholarship is awarded in recognition of academic achievement to a member with a GPA of at least 3.0 or higher and recognizes outstanding leadership within the chapter, on campus and in the community. The applicant must be pursuing an undergraduate degree in education or science and have plans to be a teacher or pursue a profession in the field of science.


Charles R. Walgreen, Jr. Leadership Award

Established by the Board of Directors of the TKE Foundation, this award recognizes the lifelong commitment of Charles R. Walgreen, Jr., as a TKE volunteer and supporter. The retired president and chairman of Walgreen Drug Company was initiated a Teke at Upsilon Chapter at the University of Michigan in 1925. He is a Past Grand Officer of TKE. He provided a start-up grant for the TKE Leadership Academy in 1990 and later provided funding to endow the program. He was honorary chairman of the Foundation’s Centennial Endowment Campaign. Frater Walgreen received the Alumnus of the Year Award (1976) and the Order of the Golden Eagle (1989), and was the first recipient of the Foundation’s Fraternity for Life Award in 1997. He was a Life Loyal Teke.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

This leadership award is given in recognition of academic achievement to a member maintaining a GPA of at least 3.0 or higher and recognizes outstanding leadership, as demonstrated by activities and accomplishments within the chapter, on campus and in the community.


Charles R. Walgreen, Jr. Scholarship Award

This award recognizes the lifelong commitment of Charles R. Walgreen, Jr., as a TKE volunteer and supporter. Frater Walgreen was initiated at Upsilon Chapter at the University of Michigan in 1925. He was a Past Grand Officer of TKE and was honorary chairman of the Foundation’s Centennial Endowment Campaign. He received the Alumnus of the Year (1976) and the Order of the Golden Eagle (1989), and as first recipient of the Foundation’s Fraternity for Life Award in 1997.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

The Charles R. Walgreen, Jr., Scholarship Fund is available to any Teke with a GPA of 2.5 or higher. The award will be based on merit and those with the highest academic achievement. Evidence of service to the Fraternity chapter, campus community and beyond will enhance the strength of the application.


Christopher Grasso Scholarship

Christopher A. Grasso was initiated as an Honorary Teke at Alpha-Tau Chapter at Drexel University. He has served the chapter as its Chapter Advisor and continues to serve as a member of the Board of Directors. Frater Chris is a Past Grand Officer of the Fraternity. He is a Life Loyal Teke.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

This award will be presented to a Frater who has achieved a GPA of at least 2.5 and has demonstrated exceptional leadership in either his local chapter, collegiate community or the wider community. Preference should be given to any member of the Alpha-Tau chapter, but if there is no qualified applicant, the scholarship will be open to any other qualified Teke.


Clover Forest Plantation Scholarship

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.


David Crain Memorial Scholarship

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.


Dean-Ross Schessler Scholarship

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.


Donald A. & John R. Fisher Memorial Scholarship

This award recognizes the contributions of TKE’s first, and only, father and son Grand Prytanis duo. Donald A. Fisher was initiated a Teke at Omicron at Ohio State University in 1921 and served as Grand Prytanis from 1935-37. His son, John R. Fisher, was initiated a Teke at Gamma-Epsilon Chapter at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1950 and served as Grand Prytanis from 1993-95.

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Frater John established this scholarship in honor of his father, Frater Don. Following Frater John’s entry into the Chapter Eternal in 2005, the family asked that this scholarship recognize both father and son.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

This scholarship is awarded in recognition of academic achievement to a member with a GPA of at least 3.0 or higher and recognizes outstanding leadership within the chapter, on campus and within the community.


Doris and Elmer H. Schmitz, Sr. Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship honors the mother and father of Executive Vice President Emeritus T. J. Schmitz. Elmer Schmitz, Sr., was initiated as an Honorary Teke at Iota-Omicron Chapter at the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater in 1963. The scholarship was established by their family and friends.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

This scholarship is awarded in recognition of academic achievement with a GPA of at least 2.5 or higher and recognizes outstanding leadership within the chapter, having served as a chapter officer. Preference will first be given to a member from the state of Wisconsin, but if there is no qualified applicant, the scholarship will be open to any other qualified Teke.


Dwayne R. Woerpel Memorial Scholarship

Dwayne R. Woerpel was initiated a Teke and founding member of Iota-Alpha Chapter of TKE at the University of Wisconsin – Superior in 1962. A Knight of Apollo, he served on the TKE staff in several positions, including administrator of alumni services and Foundation activity, and was instrumental in the establishment of the TKE Leadership Academy. He was also chairman of the Board and a longtime director of the TKE Foundation. Serving on the Grand Council from 1975 to 1985, he was elected Grand Prytanis in 1983. He was a recipient of the Foundation Medal of Excellence in 2000 and TKE’s Order of the Golden Eagle Award in 2001. This scholarship was established by family and friends to honor Frater Duwe’s lifelong dedication to TKE.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

This scholarship is awarded in recognition of academic achievement to a member with a GPA of at least 3.0 or higher and recognizes outstanding leadership within the Fraternity and in civic and religious communities. Preference will first be given to a graduate of the TKE Leadership Academy, but if there is no qualified applicant, the scholarship will be open to any other qualified Teke.


Ed Droste Leadership Scholarship

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.


Eric D. Dunning Scholarship

Eric D. Dunning was initiated in the Beta-Eta Chapter at the University of Missouri – Rolla in February 1966, where he earned degrees in Engineering Management. Eric held several offices in Beta-Eta Chapter and was Co-Rush Chairman in the summer. He was a runner-up Top Teke in 1970. Eric utilized his Teke training to become very successful on campus and in industry before retiring in 2005. Eric is a Life Loyal Teke.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

This scholarship is awarded in recognition of academic achievement to a member with a GPA of at least 2.75 or higher and recognizes leadership within the chapter and on campus. Recipients must  be at least a sophomore or higher pursuing a degree in engineering, computer science or any of the pure sciences (chemistry, mathematics, physics, geology, etc.). Preference will first be given to Tekes at Missouri University of Science and Technology. If there are no qualified candidates from the Beta-Eta chapter, this scholarship will be open to any Frater who meets the criteria.


Eugene C. Beach Memorial Scholarship

Eugene C. Beach served on the Grand Council from 1923-35 and was elected Grand Prytanis in 1930, serving until 1935. Initiated a Teke at Iota Chapter at Eureka College, he received the Order of the Golden Eagle Award in 1967. This scholarship was established after his death by his Fraters and friends as a lasting tribute to him for his service to TKE undergraduate members and chapters.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

This scholarship is awarded in recognition of academic achievement to a member with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and recognizes outstanding leadership within the chapter, campus or community.


Father Timothy Vakoc Memorial Scholarship

Henry Timothy Vakoc, CFC, was an initiate of Theta-Rho Chapter at the St. Cloud State University. He served as Chapter Management Consultant on the TKE staff from 1983 until 1987. Frater Vakoc later served as District Vice President (now Province Advisor) and was a member of the Knights of the North. He received the Teke Alumnus of the Year Award in 2006.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

This scholarship is available to any collegiate member of Tau Kappa Epsilon who is a full-time student. Preference will first be given to members of the Theta-Rho chapter completing undergraduate coursework, but if no qualified individual applies, the award will be open to any member of TKE.


Francis J. Flynn Memorial Scholarship

Frank J. Flynn was initiated a Teke at Theta-Sigma Chapter at St. John’s University in 1968, where he was a professor of mathematics. He served as Faculty Advisor, Chapter Advisor, and as the first District President (now Grand Province Advisor) for the Liberty District. He was a Grand Prytanis Key Leader Award recipient in 1975. Frater Flynn entered the Chapter Eternal in 1987, while in his second term on the Board of Directors of the TKE Foundation. His wife, Mary, a staunch supporter of TKE, continued to fund the scholarship until her death.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

This scholarship is awarded in recognition of academic achievement to a member with a GPA of at least 2.75 or higher and recognizes outstanding leadership within the chapter. The applicant must be pursuing an undergraduate degree in mathematics or education. Preference will first be given to a member of the Theta-Sigma chapter, but if there is no qualified applicant, the scholarship will be open to any other qualified Teke.


Frank Carollo Academic Memorial Scholarship

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.


Gabe Anaya Scholarship

Frater Gabe Anaya was initiated in 1956 into the Alpha-Omicron Chapter of TKE (New Mexico State University). Since then, he has made many contributions to the TKE Fraternity, including serving as a Grand Province Advisor, attending many Conclaves and Regional Leadership Conferences, and helping his chapter in numerous ways, including serving as its advisor for over 40 years. He is a charter member of the TKE Chapter Advisor Hall of Fame. He received the Order of the Golden Eagle Award at Conclave in 2007, has received the Foundation Medal of Excellence Award, Grand Prytanis Award and Key Leader Award. Frater Anaya is a Life Loyal Teke.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

This scholarship is awarded to a TKE collegiate member in good standing with a minimum GPA of 2.75 or higher. Recipients should have a demonstrated track record of Fraternity, campus and community leadership and a commitment to service. Preference will be given to members from the Alpha-Omicron chapter completing undergraduate coursework.


George P. Bundy Scholarship

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.


George W. Woolery Memorial Scholarship

George W. Woolery was initiated a Teke at Beta-Sigma Chapter at the University of Southern California in 1948. A Chapter Advisor and Board of Advisors members locally, he also volunteered at the international level, chairing the Public Relations and Expansion Committees, originating the TKE Public Service Weekend, and serving as a District President (now Grand Province Advisor). He was elected to two terms on the Grand Council and was a member of the TKE Foundation Board. Frater Woolery was a recognized author and authority on children’s TV programming and animation production. He was a recipient of the Grand Prytanis Award in 1964 and the TKE Alumnus of the Year Award in 1993.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

This scholarship is awarded in recognition of academic achievement to a member with a GPA of at least 3.0 or higher and recognizes outstanding leadership within the Fraternity, and in civic and religious communities. Preference will first be given to a graduate of the TKE Leadership Academy, but if there is no qualified applicant, the scholarship will be open to any other qualified Teke.


Georgia Province Scholarship

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

Recipients must display chapter involvement, leadership, academic achievement and community volunteer service.


Greg & Cay Woodson Leadership Scholarship

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

This scholarship is awarded to a full-time student maintaining a GPA of at least 3.5 or higher who is a chapter officer, recruitment chairman or social chairman of his chapter. The individual selected will also demonstrate active volunteer work in his community and/or university or college.


Guarini & King Ironman Scholarship

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.


Harry J. Donnelly Memorial Scholarship

Considered the “father” of the TKE Foundation, Harry J. Donnelly was initiated a Teke at Alpha-Kappa Chapter at the University of Pennsylvania. He served as Province Hegemon (now Grand Province Advisor), as an advisor to both Alpha-Pi and Nu-Pi Chapters, and as a member of various Fraternity committees. He was honored as a recipient of the Grand Prytanis Award in 1959, the Order of the Golden Eagle Award in 1985, and received the Foundation Fraternity for Life Award posthumously in 2000. Mrs. Ellanor “Babe” Donnelly established the scholarship in loving member of her husband for the benefit of members of Tau Kappa Epsilon.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

This scholarship is awarded in recognition of academic achievement to a member with a GPA of at least 3.0 or higher and recognizes outstanding leadership within the chapter, on campus and within the community. The applicant must be pursuing an undergraduate degree in accounting or a graduate degree in law and plans to be a full-time student the following year.


International Exchange Scholarship

This scholarship was established to deepen the knowledge and foster friendships between members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity and members of the Weinhiem Senior Convent of the German Student Corps. A core objective would be to support exchange visits between members of both groups to the TKE Conclave in the U.S. and respectively to the Weinheimtagung in Germany to enhance inter-oganizational relationships and joint memberships. With such exchanges, greater historical and cultural understanding would be achieved, leading to personal growth and bonding between members.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

The International Exchange Scholarship is open to members in good standing of either organization who are interested in building international understanding, keyed to the principals of TKE and the Corps. Applicants are required to research the other organization and to submit an essay (500-750 words) providing a concise explanation of the founding principles and member educational objectives of the Student Corps. Essays should be submitted in English.


International Study Abroad Scholarship

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.


Ironman Scholarship

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.


J. Kendrick Cowdery Memorial Scholarship

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

This scholarship is awarded in recognition of academic achievement to a member with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25 or higher. The applicant must be pursuing a degree in engineering, business administration or accounting. Preference will first be given to a member of the Beta-Theta Chapter, but if there is no qualified applicant, the scholarship will be open to any other qualified Teke.


J. Russel Salsbury Memorial Scholarship

J. Russel Salsbury served on the Grand Council from 1957 to 1966. In 1963, he was elected Grand Prytanis and served until his death in 1966. He was initiated a Teke at Phi Chapter at the University of Nebraska and was the recipient of the Order of the Silver Maple Leaf Award. This scholarship was established by the Fraternity as a lasting tribute to him and as a service for TKE members.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

This scholarship is awarded in recognition of academic achievement with a Grade Point Average of at least 3.0 or higher, and recognizing outstanding leadership within the chapter, on campus and in the community.


J.D. Williams Scholarship

Frater J. D. Williams was initiated into Theta-Chi Chapter, Frostburg State University, on April 7, 1962. He has served on the Board of Advisors of Theta-Chi Chapter several years. He has also served on a number of TKE committees and attended numerous TKE events. Frater Williams served on the Foundation's Awards and Scholarships Committee. He was a Life Loyal Teke and was an active member of the Washington, D.C., Area Alumni Association. Frater J.D. Williams entered the Chapter Eternal on January 9, 2017.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

The J. D. Williams Scholarship Fund is available to any undergraduate Teke, who is a member in good standing.


Jack & Rachel Dart Scholarship

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

Given to a sophomore or junior at a school in the Greater Washington DC area with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better who has demonstrated success in campus and chapter leadership and community service.


John A. Courson Scholarship

A Past Grand Prytanis of the Fraternity and past chairman of the TKE Foundation, John A. Courson was initiated a Teke at Alpha-Epsilon Chapter at Monmouth College, Illinois. He received the Order of the Golden Eagle in 1989 and is a Life Loyal Teke.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

This distinguished scholastic award is the highest academic honor awarded to a Teke. This award is given in recognition of academic achievement to a member with a GPA of at least 3.0 or higher and recognizes outstanding leadership, as demonstrated by activities and accomplishments within the chapter, on campus and in the community.


John B. Phillips Scholarship

A current member of the Board of Directors of the TKE Foundation, John B. Phillips was initiated in 1958 as a member of Nu Chapter at the University of California, Berkeley. Together with three other Nu Chapter alums, he took a lead role in self-financing and rebuilding the then vacant TKE house at Cal in 2003-04; and the newly inaugurated Nu Chapter quickly became one of the leading fraternities on campus. Prior to commencing his own investment/consulting practice in 2007, he retired twice – first as a regional managing partner of Pricewaterhouse Coopers, the international accounting and consulting firm and, subsequently, as the CEO of health insurance company California CPA ProtectPlus. He is both an actuary and a certified public accountant.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity. This scholarship is available to an undergraduate member of Nu Chapter of TKE who: is a full-time student at Cal, is at least a sophomore or above, will have completed at least one year of pledge/active membership in Nu Chapter when the award is granted, has committed to living in the fraternity house at Cal during the semester the award is granted and has a grade point average of at least 3.0 or higher. If Nu Chapter has no qualifying applicants, then applicants from other TKE chapters, who would qualify if the conditions set forth above were applied to their chapters, and with a preference to members of those chapters located in Northern California, may be considered.


John C. Fitzgerald, Jr. Scholarship

A past member of the TKE Foundation Board of Directors and current member of the Foundation Investment Committee, John C. Fitzgerald began his lifelong TKE commitment as a founding father and first Prytanis of Theta-Upsilon Chapter at California State University-Sacramento. A leader in municipal finance, he is the Managing Director of Fitzgerald Public Finance dealing in municipal tax-exempt and taxable financing. He holds an MBA degree from Cornell University, is an educator and lecturer in public finance, and publisher of the Fitzgerald Report, an authoritative municipal finance newsletter. Named a Teke Alumnus of the Year in 1989, he is a Life Loyal Teke.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

This scholarship is available to any collegiate member of TKE who is a sophomore or above in good standing with his university and TKE. Recipients must maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher and be pursuing a degree in Business Administration. Preference will first be given to a member of the Theta-Upsilon chapter completing undergraduate coursework, but if there is no qualified applicant, the scholarship will be open to any other qualified Teke.


Kenneth L. Duke, Sr. Memorial Scholarship

Kenneth L. Duke, Sr., served the Fraternity in a variety of capacities from his initiation as a Teke at Omicron-Sigma Chapter at Indiana University Southeast in 1992. In addition to serving as District President (now Grand Province Advisor) and chairman of the Board of Advisors, he handled the Fraternity’s risk management claims for a number of years. This scholarship was established by his family, friends and co-workers as a lasting tribute to Frater Duke in recognition of the deep friendship and love he had for Tau Kappa Epsilon and his fellow Tekes. He was a Life Loyal Teke.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

This scholarship is awarded in recognition of academic achievement to a member with a GPA of at least 2.5 or higher and recognizes outstanding leadership within the chapter, on campus and within the community.


Lenwood S. Cochran Scholarship

A Past Grand Prytanis and past chairman of the TKE Foundation, Lenwood S. Cochran was initiated a Teke at Gamma-Mu Chapter at Furman University. First serving as a Chapter Advisor, he was elected to the Grand Council in 1959, serving as Grand Prytanis from 1971-73. The Grand Knights of the Knights of Apollo, Frater Cochran is a recipient of the Order of the Golden Eagle and Foundation Medal of Excellence. He is a Life Loyal Teke.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

This scholarship is awarded in recognition of academic achievement to a member with a GPA of at least 3.0 or higher and recognizes outstanding leadership within the chapter, including holding office. Preference will first be given to a member of the Sigma-Psi and Gamma-Mu chapters, but if there is no qualified applicant, the scholarship will be open to any other qualified Teke.


Lon G. Justice Scholarship

Frater Justice was initiated into Pi-Alpha Chapter (Ashland University) in March of 1978. He served as Grand Prytanis from 1999 to 2001, and was on the Grand Council prior to that since 1989. He received the Order of the Golden Eagle Award (2005) and the Grand Prytanis Award (1989). He is a Life Loyal Teke and has served on numerous committees and attended many Conclaves. He is a member of the TKE Foundation Board of Directors, serving on the Board since 2003 and Chairs the Scholarship and Awards Committee.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

This scholarship is open to any collegiate Teke in good standing, with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who is completing undergraduate coursework and displays exceptional academic achievement. This Frater must demonstrate exceptional leadership abilities in campus, community and Fraternity activities and have a demonstrated record of personal achievement (e.g. awards, citations, Fraternity, campus or community recognitions).


Michael & Candy Yakimo Scholarship

Frater Yakimo was initiated into Beta-Eta Chapter at Missouri University of Science and Technology on February 7, 1965, and graduated from the University of Missouri – Columbia with an engineering degree. He went on to law school at the University of Missouri – Kansas City, graduating in 1976. Frater Yakimo is self-employed as a patent attorney in private practice in Kansas City, Missouri. Mrs. Yakimo is a member of Alpha Delta Pi and is Executive Vice President at Argus Health Systems in Kansas City, Missouri. He served in the US Army from 1967-69, including serving in Vietnam.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

Preference will first be given to veterans or members of the Beta-Eta Chapter, but if there is no qualified applicant, the scholarship will be open to any other qualified Teke.


Michael Cerussi Academic Scholarship

Michael J. Cerussi is a member of the Nu chapter at the University of California, Berkeley. He initiated into TKE on April 24, 2007.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.


Michael Cerussi Leadership Scholarship

Michael J. Cerussi was a member of Nu Chapter, University of California, Berkeley. He was initiated on April 24, 2007.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

This scholarship is awarded to a past or present jeweled officer in the Nu chapter who maintains a 3.0 minimum GPA.


Michael J. Morin Scholarship

Frater Morin was initiated a Teke at Beta-Upsilon Chapter at the University of Maine – Orono in 1984. Upon graduation, he immediately embarked on a lifelong commitment to serve TKE. He served his chapter as Chapter Advisor and Board of Advisors Treasurer, and TKE as Grand Province Advisor, Education Chair and Grand Justice. He was best regarded for his leadership of the Knights of Honor at 10 Conclaves of the Grand Chapter. Honored as a Knight of Apollo, he was a Grand Prytanis Key Leader Award recipient and received the Grand Prytanis Award in 1995. This scholarship was established by family and friends of Frater Morin in a lasting tribute to his love of Tau Kappa Epsilon.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

This scholarship is awarded in recognition of academic achievement to a member with a GPA of at least 3.0 or higher and recognizes outstanding leadership within the chapter, on campus and in the community.


Miles Gray Memorial Scholarship

Miles Gray was initiated a Teke at Iota Chapter at Eureka College. He served as Grand Crysophylos from 1923 to 1926, when he was elected Grand Prytanis, serving in that capacity to1928. Mrs. Miles Gray established this scholarship in honor of Frater Gray.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

This scholarship is awarded in recognition of academic achievement with a Grade Point Average of at least 3.0 or higher, and recognizes outstanding leadership within the chapter, on campus and in the community.


Order of the Knight of the North Scholarship

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.


Order of the Shield Scholarship

The Order promotes the establishment and awarding of a scholarship to a deserving collegiate Frater who is currently serving, or has already met his military obligation, in the armed forces of his country.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

The Frater must have a 3.0 GPA or higher and be in good standing with his chapter or colony. Preference is given to a Frater serving or meeting his military obligation in the armed forces of his country.


Philip J. Duerr Memorial Scholarship

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.


Raymond W. Franklin Scholarship

Raymond W. Franklin is a member of Lambda-Alpha Chapter at the University of South Florida. Ray is a Life Loyal Teke and has received the Order of the Golden Eagle, Teke Alumnus of the Year, Triangle, Grand Prytanis and Key Leader Awards. He is also a member of the Southern Order of Honor and has been the key production manager at numerous Conclaves.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

This scholarship is available to any current or former member of the TKE Professional Staff for post-graduate studies who has given at least two years of professional service to TKE.


Robert D. Planck Scholarship

Robert D. Planck is a 1967 initiate of Epsilon-Omicron Chapter, University of Houston. He has served on the Foundation Board and numerous committees for the Fraternity. In 1992, he was appointed to the Grand Council to fill the Grand Grammateus position, which was then open, and elected as Grand Crysophylos in 1993 and 1997, as Grand Epiprytanis in 1999, and as Grand Prytanis in 2001. Frater Planck has attended many Conclaves and many other TKE events. He was Volunteer of the Month in December, 2010, is a Life Loyal Teke, Grand Prytanis Key Leader Award recipient and was named to the Order of the Golden Eagle in 2011.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

This scholarship is awarded to an applicant who demonstrates financial need. He must be a member in good standing. Preference will first be given to a member in the state of Texas, but if there is no qualified applicant, the scholarship will be open to any other qualified Teke.


Robert O. Kincart Scholarship

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.


Rodney G. Talbot Scholarship

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.


Ronald Reagan Leadership Award

Named in honor of the 40th president of the United States, this award recognizes Frater Reagan’s dedication and loyalty to Tau Kappa Epsilon. Frater Reagan was initiated a Teke at Iota Chapter at Eureka College. He served as chairman of the Grand Prytanis Advisory Committee and offered his talents in the production of the “Fraternity for Life” film and the “Above All Else . . . TKE” recruitment video. He is a recipient of the Teke Alumnus of the Year Award and in 1984 received the Fraternity’s highest honor, the Order of the Golden Eagle Award. He was a Life Loyal Teke.

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The Ronald Reagan Leadership Award was established, and continued to be funded, by contributions from alumni in tribute to his ongoing support of the ideals and goals of TKE.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

This leadership award is given in recognition of academic achievement to a member with a GPA of at least 3.0 or higher and recognizes outstanding leadership, as demonstrated by activities and accomplishments within the chapter, on campus and in the community.


Sigma-Theta/Don Tapia Scholarship

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

Sigma-Theta chapter members.


Southern Order of Honor Scholarship

information coming soon!

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

Recipients are recognized at Conclave and selected from pool of applicants from southern states.


Steven J. Muir Scholarship

Steven J. Muir was initiated a Teke of Beta-Eta Chapter at the University of Missouri – Rolla, where he earned a B.S. degree in Ceramic Engineering. A Knight of Apollo, Muir served as Chapter Services Director on the TKE Staff. He joined the Board of Directors of the TKE Foundation in 1996, and is past chairman of the Board. He received the TKE Triangle Award in 1982, was named Alumnus of the Year in 1997, was recipient of the Foundation Fraternity for Life Award in 1999, and received the Order of the Golden Eagle in 2007. He is a Life Loyal Teke and serves on the Foundation Advisory Council.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

This scholarship is awarded in recognition of academic achievement to a member with a GPA of at least 3.0 or higher. Recipients must be at least a sophomore and exemplify outstanding leadership within the chapter, having served as a chapter officer or committee chair. The applicant must be pursuing an undergraduate degree in engineering or any of the pure sciences (i.e., chemistry, mathematics, physics, geology, etc.). Preference will first be given to a member of the Beta-Eta chapter, but if there is no qualified applicant, the scholarship will be open to any other qualified Teke.


T.J. Schmitz Scholarship

This scholarship recognizes service to TKE by T. J. Schmitz, who was the Fraternity’s Executive Vice President/CEO from 1973 to 1993. Initiated a Teke at Iota-Omicron Chapter at the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater, Frater Schmitz was honored with the designation of Executive Vice President Emeritus by the Grand Chapter in 1993. He is a recipient of the Order of the Silver Maple Leaf and Grand Prytanis Awards, and in 1999 received the Order of the Golden Eagle Award. He is a Life Loyal Teke.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

This scholarship is awarded in recognition of academic achievement to a member with a GPA of at least 3.0 or higher and recognizes outstanding leadership within the chapter, on campus and in the community.


Thomas H. Dunning, Sr. Scholarship

Thomas H. Dunning, Sr., was initiated as an Honorary Teke at Beta-Eta Chapter at the University of Missouri – Rolla in 1967. He was recognized by the chapter for his numerous contributions and his initiation started a long line of father/son initiation teams in the chapter. Frater Dunning entered the Chapter Eternal in 2003. This scholarship was established by his family in honor of his strong commitment to TKE and education.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

This scholarship is awarded in recognition of academic achievement to a member with a GPA of at least 2.75 or higher and recognizes leadership within the chapter and on campus. Recipients must  be at least a sophomore or higher pursuing a degree in engineering, computer science or any of the pure sciences (chemistry, mathematics, physics, geology, etc.). Preference will first be given to Tekes at Missouri University of Science and Technology. If there are no qualified candidates from the Beta-Eta chapter, this scholarship will be open to any Frater who meets the criteria.


Tidewater Blueridge Scholarship

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.


Timothy L. Taschwer Scholarship

Timothy L. Taschwer was named the first President/CEO of the TKE Foundation, serving from 1996 to 2005. He guided the TKE Leadership Academy program during the same period. This Knight of Apollo also served as Chapter Consultant and Vice President for Development for TKE. Initiated into Epsilon-Nu Chapter at the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, he earned a degree in natural resources and economics. He served as a Province Officer at the international level, and as a Board of Advisor Chairman and Alumni Association Founder and President at the local level. He is recipient of the TKE Triangle and Key Leader Awards and received the Foundation Fraternity for Life Award in 2005. In 2013, Taschwer was honored with the highest award conferred in TKE, The Order of the Golden Eagle. He is a Life Loyal Teke and serves on the Foundation Advisory Council.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

This scholarship is awarded in recognition of academic achievement to a member with a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher and recognizes outstanding leadership within the chapter, having served as a chapter officer or committee chairman. The applicant must be pursuing an undergraduate degree in natural resources, environmental sciences, earth sciences, biology or any of the pure sciences (geology, physics, chemistry, etc.).


TKE Pride Scholarship

The TKE Pride Scholarship was established to support the experiences of gay, bisexual and transgender TKE members and to complement the inclusiveness and commitment within our brotherhood to create a safe and supportive fraternal experience for all Fraters. To learn more, please visit TKE.org/PrideScholarship.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.


TKE Servant Leadership Scholarship

Created by Past Grand Prytanis Mark C. Romig (2003-2005) in honor of his parents, Frater Jerry Romig and Janice Collins Romig, this award recognizes collegiate Tekes for their selfless service for the betterment of their chapter, campus and community through public service and/or chapter leadership. The award seeks to acknowledge a collegiate Teke who is a leader, not necessarily in title, but through action exhibiting the qualities of a true servant leader.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

All initiated collegiate Tekes who are currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students in good standing with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher are eligible to apply. Applicants must have a demonstrated record of leadership in service to others - one who has ensured that other people's highest priority needs are being served, and by doing so, assists others in becoming better Fraters and citizens - one who plays his part as a first among equals, and who has become a role model for his fellow Fraters and for future generations of Tekes. Applicants may apply themselves or may be nominated by any alumnus, his chapter, the chapter's alumni association, school administration official or faculty member. Awards will be made annually, with the recipients for each biennium prior to the International Conclave of TKE acknowledged and recognized as servant leaders before the Grand Chapter at Conclave.


Todd Farmer Leadership Scholarship

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.


Tom Castner Scholarship

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.


Tommy Miles Scholarship

Farter Tommy was a devoted volunteer leader that embodied the words, “Love, Charity & Esteem.” Initiating into TKE at the Xi-Chi chapter in 1976, Frater Tommy won numerous awards throughout his TKE lifetime reflecting his dedication to educating our nation’s next generation of leaders. At Conclave 2019, Frater Tommy received Tau Kappa Epsilon’s highest honor by being selected to receive the “Order of the Golden Eagel” award. This scholarship was established by Linda Miles, in memory of her late husband.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.


W. Allan Herzog Scholarship

A past member of the TKE Foundation Board of Directors, W. Allan Herzog was initiated a Teke at Nu Chapter at the University of California – Berkeley in 1949. Prior to becoming an investment advisor, he held positions as company president, financial officer and Certified Public Accountant. He has served on the board of directors of numerous governmental, civic and professional organizations, including the Financial Executives Institute. Frater Herzog was a recipient of the TKE Alumnus of the Year Award in 1989 and the Fraternity for Life Award in 2001. He serves on the Foundation Advisory Council.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

This scholarship is available to a collegiate member of the Nu chapter with a 2.75 GPA, who is a full-time student pursuing an undergraduate degree in accounting, finance or economics. If no one qualifies, any other collegiate member of the Nu chapter with a 2.75 GPA will be accepted. If the Nu chapter has no applicants with a 2.75 average, then applicants from other TKE chapters in accounting, finance or economics may be considered. Any applicant must have at least one full year of undergraduate study remaining.


Wallace G. McCauley Scholarship

Established by the Board of Directors of the TKE Foundation, this scholarship recognizes Frater Wallace G. McCauley, who delivered the insightful “Opportunity Out of Defeat” address, which was a defining moment in the history of TKE.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

This scholarship is awarded to an applicant in recognition of academic achievement with a GPA of at least 3.0 or higher who must be a junior or senior and recognizes outstanding alumni relations at the chapter level by a Histor or committee chair who has demonstrated understanding of the importance of good alumni relations to the chapter and its members. Recipients have excelled in the development, promotion and execution of effective programs, which have increased alumni contact, awareness and participation in Fraternity activities. If there are no applicants who meet the “alumni relations” criteria, the scholarship will be open to any other qualified Teke, in recognition of academic achievement, with a GPA of at least 2.5 or higher and recognizes outstanding leadership within the chapter and on campus.


William V. Muse Scholarship

A member and past chairman of the Board of Directors of the TKE Foundation, William V. Muse was initiated a Teke at Epsilon-Upsilon Chapter at Northwestern State University – Louisiana. He served on the Grand Council of Tau Kappa Epsilon from 1967 to 1979, culminating his service as Grand Prytanis. He is the recipient of the Alumnus of the Year Award, Order of the Golden Eagle Award, and the Foundation Fraternity for Life Award. A lifelong educator, Dr. Muse has served as chancellor of East Carolina University, Auburn University and the University of Akron. He is a Life Loyal Teke.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

This scholarship is awarded to an applicant in recognition of academic achievement with a GPA of at least 3.0 or higher who has earned at least 30 semester credit hours and recognizes outstanding leadership within the chapter, having served as a chapter officer. Preference will first be given to a member of the Epsilon-Upsilon chapter, but if there is no qualified applicant, the scholarship will be open to any other qualified Teke.


William Wilson Memorial Scholarship

Established by the Board of Directors of the TKE Foundation, this scholarship recognizes Frater William Wilson, author of the Declaration of Principles, the core document of Tau Kappa Epsilon.

Criteria

All of the TKE Foundation leadership and scholarship awards are for the benefit of active collegiate members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, as of March 15, as defined by The Black Book Article VI Section 2 unless otherwise specified.

This scholarship is awarded in recognition of academic achievement to a member with a GPA of at least 3.0 or higher. Recipients must be a junior or senior. This scholarship recognizes outstanding alumni relations at the chapter level by a Histor or committee chair who has demonstrated understanding of the importance of good alumni relations to the chapter and its members. Recipients have excelled in the development, promotion and execution of effective programs, which have increased alumni contact, awareness and participation in Fraternity activities. If there are no applicants who meet the “alumni relations” criteria, the scholarship will be open to any other qualified Teke, in recognition of academic achievement, with a GPA of at least 2.5 or higher and recognized outstanding leadership within the chapter and on campus.


 

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