The objective of the National Awards Program is to encourage excellence in chapter and colony management and to recognize the achievements of our members and alumni.
Edwards Award – Presented to the chapter or colony who exhibits the best overall management. The award is named after Larry Edwards, an alumnus of Zeta chapter.
Hingst Award – This award is given to a chapter or colony exhibiting the best scholarship program. It is named after the late John Hingst, an alumnus of Beta chapter.
Baehr Award – This award is given to the chapter or colony producing and displaying the best scrapbook or digital record. The award is named after Professor William H. Baehr, an honorary member of Zeta chapter.
Welge Award – This award is given to the chapter of colony with the best recruitment program. The award is named after William H. Welge, one of Beta Sigma Psi’s founding fathers who served as National President.
Founders’ Cup – Annually given to the chapter or colony with the best membership education program. This award is a traveling trophy
Erickson Award – This award is given annually to the chapter that displays the best philanthropic program. This award is named for Larry Erickson, an advisor to Zeta Chapter.
Erck Award – Given annually to the collegiate member who exemplifies the Three S’s on a daily basis by serving his chapter, community and local church. This award is named after long-time Pastoral Advisor to Delta chapter.
Kettler Award – This award is presented members who demonstrate Christian leadership and personal interest in the spiritual well-being of his fellow fraternity brothers. The award is named after Timothy Kettler an active member of Eta Chapter who passed away in 1990 in a tragic car accident.
Junker Georg Award – This award is given to a member who gives his time and effort to colonize a new chapter.