Additional Awards and Recognition
The Oustanding House Corporation Award recognizes the Fraternity's house corporation that has best served its undergraduate chapter in the previous year, while adhering to best management practices. Applications are due April 30.
The Sigma Chi Foundation is pleased to recognize honorably discharged and currently serving members of the armed forces with its Military Service Recognition Pin thanks to the generosity of the Krach Family Foundation. The White Cross that we wear is an emblem of sacrifice, and the virtues displayed through one’s service to their country brings honor to the name of Sigma Chi.
The International Sweetheart of Sigma Chi is a woman who serves as a role model for all of our brothers, and is our Fraternity's liaison to non-members throughout the world. She must possess an understanding of the values and ideals for which the White Cross stands, and exemplify these values and ideals in her daily life.
Grand Consul’s Citations are presented to undergraduate or alumni members who perform outstanding service to the Fraternity or a chapter; the citation can also be presented non-members in special circumstances.
Certificates of appreciation are presented upon the request of a chapter, Grand Officer or Fraternity body to a chapter officer or member of the Fraternity. The certificates recognize service as an officer of an undergraduate or alumni chapter, or service to a chapter of the General Fraternity.
In 1974, Sigma Chi established the Edna A. Boss Houseparent Award at the suggestion of the Kansas State undergraduate chapter, which provides financial support for the award. It is named for Edna A. Boss, who served as the Kansas State chapter's housemother for 20 years.
This award recognizes the parents club that has significantly contributed to the Sigma Chi experience of their sons and their respective undergraduate chapters. Presented annually, this award honors a parents club for its support of a chapter's operations, as well as the membership size and longevity of the respective club.
The Dr. Henri Stegemeier Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award pays tribute to the Fraternity’s most outstanding faculty advisor. A 1932 graduate of Butler University, Stegemeier served the University of Illinois undergraduate chapter as its faculty advisor from more than 40 years. Stegemeier was a member of the Order of Constantine, a professor emeritus of German and the chairman of the University of Illinois’ German department. His long and distinguished service to the Fraternity embodied the true spirit of Sigma Chi.