Fraternity and Sorority Life Awards

Students holding up their awards

The Fraternity and Sorority Life Awards recognize excellence in leadership, philanthropy, community service and academic achievement among the Greek community at Johns Hopkins. To be eligible for chapter awards, chapters must complete the Chapter Assessment Program and have no current sanctions against them. Individual members are eligible for individual awards regardless of their chapter’s status.

View winners from the 2015-16 award ceremony.


Chapter Awards

Chapters from all three councils are eligible to win awards in this category. Each council will have one winner in each category, which means there will be three winners per award. Chapter Delegate of the Year will have one winner from each council.

Excellence in Community Service

This award recognizes a chapter from each council that demonstrates the greatest commitment to the ideal of service to others.

Excellence in Philanthropy Award

This award recognizes a chapter from each council that demonstrates the greatest commitment to the ideal of philanthropy.

Excellence in Campus Involvement

This award recognizes a chapter from each council that demonstrates the greatest commitment to the ideal of campus involvement to others often expressed in fraternity and sorority ritual.

Excellence in Educational Programming

This award recognizes a chapter from each council that demonstrates the greatest commitment to the ideal of philanthropy to others often expressed in fraternity and sorority ritual.

Chapter Executive Board of the Year

This award recognizes a chapter from each council that demonstrates the greatest commitment to the ideal of philanthropy to others often expressed in fraternity and sorority ritual.

Council Delegate of the Year

This award recognizes a delegate from each council that demonstrates the greatest commitment to the ideal of philanthropy to others often expressed in fraternity and sorority ritual.

Most Improved Chapter

This award recognizes the chapter that has made the largest improvement over the course of the year.


Individual Awards

Only one individual from the entire Fraternity and Sorority Life community can win each award in this category.

Woman of the Year

This award recognizes the most outstanding individual female member of the Fraternity and Sorority Life community. Information encompassing the totality of the individual’s undergraduate career will be considered in determining the recipient of this award.

Man of the Year

This award recognizes the most outstanding individual male member of the Fraternity and Sorority Life community. Information encompassing the totality of the individual’s undergraduate career will be considered in determining the recipient of this award.

Senior Leadership and Campus Activities Award (Male and Female)

This award recognizes the senior who has given most selflessly of his/her time to campus activities, his/her fraternity/sorority, the Fraternity and Sorority Life community, and/or the Johns Hopkins community with emphasis on leadership.

Senior Academic Excellence Award (Male and Female)

This award recognizes the senior fraternity and sorority member who has demonstrated academic excellence.

Advisor of the Year

This award recognizes the advisor, whether that be on- or off-campus, that has provided the greatest support for his or her undergraduate chapter at Johns Hopkins.


Additional Awards

Additional awards include:

  • Highest Chapter GPA (for the calendar year)
  • Excellence in Recruitment
  • Male President of the Year
  • Female President of the Year
  • Chapter of the Year

No application is required to be considered for the additional awards.