Phi Sigma Iota
Benefits of Membership
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Sigma Iota offers a competitive scholarship program for collegiate and
alumni/professional members. The number and amount of the awards will
be determined by the members of the Scholarship Committee based on the
strength of the application.
The first scholarship was established in 1939 in memory of the founder and first National President, Dr. Church.
In 1970, another scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Anthony S. Corbiere, who for nearly thirty years was National Historian, Editor of the Newsletter, and Executive Secretary of Phi Sigma Iota.
In 2000, two additional named scholarships were inaugurated, one to honor Dr. Cleon Capsus, professor of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of South Florida, and one to honor the years of devoted work on behalf of PSI by former National President Dr. Santiago Vilas.
The Dr. Marie-France Hilgar Scholarship was established
honor former President Dr. Hilgar.
In September 2015, the Phi Sigma Iota Executive Committee members voted to establish a scholarship to honor the memory of Dorothy I. Mitstifer, former President of the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS), for her dedication in promoting high standards for all honor societies, as well as her instrumental stewardship of, and invaluable counsel to Phi Sigma Iota during a difficult period of transition.
2016-2017 Scholarship Award Recipients
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520 North Main St., Box 30
Meadville, PA 16335-3902