Apply for Awards


Chapter Awards


Chapter Operations Awards Application

The Chapter Operations Awards Application should be submitted by all chapters who wish to apply for Certificates of Achievement. All questions regarding chapter operations are not required and SHOULD NOT be filled out if a chapter does not feel it qualifies. Note: information submitted in this application will be used to determine the George A. Beck Outstanding Chapter Award, Chapter Operations Award, Recruitment Distinction Award, Most Improved Chapter, Jules Lennard Elimination of Prejudice Award, and William “Snap” Melniker Community Service Award. To be considered for major awards the “Greek Life Director Reference Form” must be submitted by the appropriate date to The “Greek Life Director Reference Form” can be downloaded HERE.


Jack Buchheit Interchapter Travel Award Application

Awarded to the undergraduate chapter that accumulates the most travel miles in an academic year. Specific information regarding calculating mileage may be found in the application.


Individual Awards


Alumni Awards Application

Recognizes an alumnus that has shown outstanding service to the Fraternity. Nominations for Certificates of Merit, Gold Certificates of Merit, Council Keys, Diamond Chip Council Keys, and the Edward Goldman Alumnus Achievement Award may be made via this form.


Outstanding Campus Advisor Award Application

Recognizes an advisor who specifically supports our chapter and is a faculty/staff member of the campus, or nearby campus (not the Greek Life Director or equivalent title), and is not an alumnus of Pi Lambda Phi. Alumni members who are faculty/staff are not eligible for this award if they are doing the general duties of a Chapter Coach.


Outstanding Campus-Based Professional Award Application

Recognizes the most outstanding Campus-Based Professional from an institution where a Pilam chapter is located. Regardless of their specific title on campus, this should be the individual who is responsible for Greek Life on your campus and is someone who goes above and beyond to help not only the Pilam chapter and its members, but the entire Greek community.


Outstanding Chapter Coach Award

Recognizes the top Chapter Coach for all Pilam chapters.


Rafer Johnson Upsilon Achievement Award

Recognizes an undergraduate Brother who exemplifies the outstanding qualities of Brother and Olympian Rafer Johnson in the areas of athletics, scholarship, service to the community, college, and Fraternity.


Scholarship Key

Recognizes graduating seniors who have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 (on a 4.0 scale, or its equivalent) or higher at the end of his first semester or second quarter senior year. Note: the GPA must be verified by a transcript (official or unofficial) or grade report provided by the university. Email transcripts/grade reports to or the submission will not be counted.


Undergraduate Certificate of Recognition

Recognizes undergraduate members who have served their chapter in an exemplary fashion over the past year(s).