Ellsworth C. Dent Man of the Year Award
This award is the highest honor bestowed upon an active member of Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity in recognition of his outstanding leadership, service, and academic achievements during his active membership. Ten finalists are selected as the Noble Man Hall of Fame Inductees. The Dent Man of the Year also receives a $1,000 scholarship.
In 2017, Sigma Tau Gamma introduced six new awards, earning their namesake after our six Principles: Learning, Integrity, Excellence, Leadership, Citizenship, and Brotherhood. For each of these awards, recipients must exemplify the qualities of the specific Principle in their everyday life. Each Principle award recipient also receives a $500 scholarship.
Stan Musial and Eric H. Hillman Sportsmanship Award
This award is in honor of Stan Musial, Cal U ’62, and Eric H. Hillman, Concord ’81, for both their athletic success and commitment to serving their communities. The recipient will also receive a $500 scholarship.
Michael J. Steinbeck Graduate Fellowship
This award is a $1,500 scholarship from the Sigma Tau Gamma Foundation that recognizes and assists talented young brothers, firmly committed to the ideals of Sig Tau, in the pursuit of graduate and professional degrees. The award promotes the advancement of ethical young men into the highest levels of leadership in our society.
Distinguished Alumnus Award
The award recognizes the meritorious achievement of a brother in his profession, his leadership to free enterprise, his dedicated service to his community, and an appreciation of those eminent qualities which are an inspiration to all members of the Fraternity.
Marvin Millsap Distinguished Foundation Service Medal
This award recognizes extraordinary service and support to the Sigma Tau Gamma Foundation. The recipient of this award is nominated by the Sigma Tau Gamma Foundation Board of Trustees.
Society of the Seventeen
The Society of Seventeen commemorates the number of Founders by limiting the membership to 17 living persons. It recognizes continuous and distinguished service and leadership to Sig Tau, and is the highest honor bestowed by the Fraternity. The inductee is selected by current Society of the Seventeen members.
Winebrenner Distinguished Fraternity Service Award
This award is given in recognition of loyal and sustained fraternity service through the investment of the recipient’s time, talent, and treasure, exemplifying the true meaning of “Sig Tau for life.”
Young Distinguished Alumnus Award
The Young Distinguished Alumnus Award recognizes the meritorious achievement of a brother under the age of 40 in his profession, his leadership to free enterprise, his dedicated service to his community, and an appreciation of those eminent qualities which are an inspiration to all members of the Fraternity.
Distinguished Interfraternal Leadership Award
This award recognizes a Fraternity and Sorority Life Advisor with meritorious achievement in the profession of higher education and who demonstrates a commitment to the success of their students, our members, and the greater interfraternal community.
Professor O.F. Grubbs Advisor of the Year Award
This award recognizes a chapter advisor who is judged worthy by evidence of his or her longstanding and effective service to the fraternity and to an undergraduate chapter.
National White Rose Scholarship
The National White Rose Scholarship goes to one chapter’s current White Rose who has made positive contributions to the chapter and best embodies the ideals and Principles of Sigma Tau Gamma.
- Performing Arts Award
- Honor Keys
- Ted and Theresa Priem Scholarship