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Awards and Accomplishments

Pi Beta Phi loves to honor and give awards to its high achieving chapters and members. Chapter awards are based on the Chapter Evaluation that is completed each calendar year. All chapters strive to reach the Phi level and be recognized as a Chapter of Excellence. The highest chapter award is the Balfour Cup given to the number one chapter in Pi Beta Phi. Recent winners of the Balfour Cup are the University of Arkansas, Dickinson College, and Stanford University.

Outstanding chapter members are nominated by their chapters and their Alumnae Advisory Committees for awards recognizing individual achievements and contributions to their chapters. Qualities such as leadership, chapter service, and overall excellence are the basis for the awards.

Chapter awards are given for general excellence, scholastic achievement, outstanding community service, effective programming, and Panhellenic participation. During odd numbered years the award presentations are a highlight at our biennial convention. On the even years Grand Council does a virtual award presentation on the Fraternity Web site.