The Thomas M. Mocella Scholarship is named in memory of Past Grand President Thomas M. Mocella. Tom was initiated at Beta Chapter at Northwestern University (Chicago Campus), and joined the national Board of Directors in 1963 as director of the Central Region (now called the Great Lakes Region). He was elected Grand President at the twenty-eighth Grand Chapter Congress in 1971 at Pocono Manor, Pa. Prior to his service on the national Board of Directors Tom held the positions of president, vice-president, treasurer and director of the Chicago Alumni Chapter. The Chicago Alumni Chapter is pleased to establish this scholarship in recognition of his service to Delta Sigma Pi at both the national and local levels.
The Thomas M. Mocella Scholarship is available to collegiate members of Delta Sigma Pi who are in good standing from chapters within 75 miles of downtown Chicago and where the chapter is also located within the same Region as the Chicago Alumni Chapter. The selection criteria includes GPA, fraternity involvement, community service, a written essay and letters of recommendation. Greater weight is given to fraternity involvement in the selection process.
The award is presented once a year and is generally in the amount of $500 or more. Application is made during the spring via an application and supporting information. The award is presented each year in the fall. The application and other information is available on-line via the link below.
This award is now fully endowed through the generosity of the members and friends of the Chicago Alumni Chapter. It is hoped that this will be the first in a series of endowed awards from the Chicago Alumni Chapter.
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