Presentation on theme: "Creating a Great Outstanding Chapter Application Support for this Webinar Provided By: Beta Gamma Sigma Webinar Series."— Presentation transcript:
Creating a Great Outstanding Chapter Application Support for this Webinar Provided By: Beta Gamma Sigma Webinar Series
Pre-Qualification Only chapters that have qualified as Premier Chapters may participate in the Outstanding Chapter competition.
Pre-Qualification Premier Chapter Status Chapters that achieve an acceptance rate of at least 85 percent will be named Premier Chapters Chapters must have returned the Survey of Membership Acceptance & Chapter Promotional Activities by established deadline A certificate recognizing this accomplishment will be awarded to each Premier Chapter
Survey of Membership
2009 Gold Chapter The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Notification of Outstanding Chapter qualification will be sent to the chapter in November
Outstanding Chapter Application
Application materials due to Central Office by February 1, 2010
2009 Honorable Mentions ($500 Scholarship) La Salle University Saint Josephs University Stephen F. Austin State University Winning Chapters
Lamar University Winning Chapters 2009 Bronze Chapter ($1,000 Scholarship)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro Winning Chapters 2009 Gold Chapter ($1,500 Scholarship)
Hints for Success What to submit: Supporting documents Submit multiple copies Copy of completed application form Show required criteria were met Show other criteria were utilized to promote BGS Photos (but not photos alone) – photos showing various BGS activities
Hints for Success Must have achieved at least 85% acceptance rate – Premier Chapter; declining acceptance rates not good If multiple years of nominations – show a new idea/activity Attend chapter officer training in last 2-3 years Award a scholarship, submit nominee for BA or Medallion, hold an EBL program – show BGS-supported activities are valued by your chapter
Hints for Success Ideas of supporting documents: Induction ceremony Program Brochure Sample letters Commencement program Announcement of BGS-sponsored program Screen shot of chapter website Letter from SLF or scholarship recipient Copies of articles from campus paper/website, etc.
Hints for Success What not to submit: Individual photo of each student receiving certificate Activities occurring in wrong year Lending Library Contact the Central Office
Call or the Central Office: Phone: Web: Vicki Klutts: Peggy Barnum: Questions?