A guide to the Auburn Panhellenic scholarships from the 2018 Director of Scholarship, MB Smith.
Each scholarship requires that the applicant complete the AUSOM application. After she does so, the applicant must email her resume to the Director of Scholarship, MB Smith, and Cc the Administrative Vice President, Lauren Spiwak, in the email. MB's email is email@example.com and Lauren’s is firstname.lastname@example.org. Each scholarship is worth $1000. All applications are due Thursday, February the 1st at 4:45 pm.
The Deborah Lee Shaw Scholarship
Qualifications: This scholarship is presented based on the recipient’s involvement within her sorority and Panhellenic. She must also have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be an active member in her sorority.
The Jill Moore Martin Endowed Scholarship
Qualifications: This scholarship is based on the recipient’s financial need. GPA may be taken into consideration. The recipient must also be an active member in her sorority.
The Katherine Cooper Cater Student Affairs Endowed Scholarship
Qualifications: This scholarship is based on the recipient’s grade point average as well as her display of leadership and involvement in both sorority and campus activities. She must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be an active member in her sorority.
The Panhellenic Council Study Abroad Endowed Scholarship
Qualifications: This scholarship will be given to a sorority member who has a GPA above the all-sorority average, which is a 3.32. It will provide for a student participating in an Auburn University Study Abroad program. Special consideration will be given to women who demonstrate committed involvement in their sorority or the Auburn Panhellenic community. An interviewee will need to describe how this experience can help her achieve academically as well as how the experience can benefit her in her chosen career.
The Panhellenic Endowed Scholarship
Qualifications: This scholarship is presented based on the recipient’s financial need, her grade point average, and her involvement in both sorority and campus activities.
Contact your Academics Chair for more information.
The Miss Panhellenic competition took place Tuesday September 26.
The competition was held in the Student Activities Center, and tickets were sold to sororities and other guests in order to raise money for the Boys and Girls Club.
All of Panhellenic's 18 sororities were represented by one of their members. These members competed in a pageant competition with multiple categories: evening gown, interview, game day wear, involvement, and on-stage question.
After deliberation by the judges, the winners were announced as follows:
Miss Panhellenic - Karson Fair, Alpha Gamma Delta
1st Runner Up - Kelly Hutchinson, Zeta Tau Alpha
2nd Runner Up - Hannah Walter, Alpha Omicron Pi
3rd Runner Up - Jordan Doggett, Delta Delta Delta
Miss Congeniality - Sarah Louise Boland, Alpha Chi Omega
This event was made possible through the hard work of Carson Smith, Director of Miss Panhellenic, and Laurie Vanstone, Assistant Director of Miss Panhellenic.
On April 19, Gamma Phi Beta hosted their first annual Crescent Cupcakes in their chapter room. Admission to the event was $5, which allowed you to get an unlimited amount of assorted cupcakes, cookies, baked goods, and refreshments.
The event supported Girls on the Run, a girls empowerment program and after-school program for elementary school aged girls. This organization combine fitness with lessons about confidence, relationship building, gratitude, compassion, optimism, and diversity.
Auburn University's chapter of Gamma Phi Beta supports the local Girls on the Run council in Montgomery, AL. This council is in 11 schools with over 170 girls.
Crescent Cupcakes was a huge success, raising $2,680 from ticket sales! Congratulations to the sisters of Gamma Phi Beta!
On April 13, Zeta Tau Alpha hosted their 22nd annual Big Man on Campus, a talent and fundraising competition for men on campus.
Each sorority nominated a male participant for this talent show, helping them raise money and cheering them on during the event.
Zeta Tau Alpha's philanthropy is breast cancer education and awareness. The money raised in Big Man on Campus was given to the Zeta Tau Alpha Foundation, which partners with the American Cancer Society, Bright Pink, and the NFL.
This year's winner of the competition was Curry Cates, who represented Delta Delta Delta, and the winner for the fundraising portion was Was Vansant who represented Pi Beta Phi. Wes raised $2,175 for the competition.
The event raised over $92,000 and sold over 1500 tickets! Congratulations ZTA!
On Sunday, April 9th, Phi Mu hosted their first Crawfish Boil at 1716. At this event, guests had access to unlimited crawfish and live music from Willy & the G Strings! T-shirt were also available for purchase.
With an attendance of over 250, Phi Mu was able to raise over $3,000 for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals!