Who can be a resident scholar?Potential resident scholars can be male or female. They can be a SigEp alumnus, an alumnus from another Greek organization or not previously affiliated with a Greek-letter organization. The potential resident scholar can either be a recent graduate or an older alumnus returning to school for an advanced degree. The individuals selected for these positions will be evaluated on the following criteria: academic area of interest, prior work and fraternity experience, prior leadership roles and overall character and maturity.
What can a resident scholar do for a chapter?A resident scholar has the following primary responsibilities:
- Assist new members in their acclimation to college life.
- Help older members prepare both personally and professionally for life after college.
- Mentor a chapter's executive board to affect its ability to improve chapter operations and the membership experience.
- Communicate the chapter's progress, goals and metrics to the Alumni and Volunteer Corporation (AVC), the SigEp Headquarters staff and the university.
- Work collaboratively with the chapter’s faculty fellow to aid in the academic and developmental programming for all members.
- Work one-on-one with chapter brothers who may be struggling inside or outside of the classroom.