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Phiota provides NALFO Undergad Scholarships to attend UIFI

Tuesday, February 14, 2012   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Bernie Rebollar
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PHI IOTA ALPHA FRATERNITY, INC.

press@phiota.info - 9322 3rd Avenue Suite 412 Brooklyn, New York 11209


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Press Contacts:

Bernie "Influente" Rebollar

Director of Marketing

Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

http://www.phiota.info/news

press@phiota.info


Phiota to Provide NALFO Undergraduates Scholarships to 

Attend the 2012 Undergraduate Interfraternity Institute (UIFI)


New York - February 2012

Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and the Phiota Leadership Fund are pleased to announce they will be awarding two (2) full scholarships valued at $450 each to active undergraduate members of a NALFO organization to attend the 2012 Undergraduate Interfraternity Institute (UIFI). This institute is seen as the premier leadership development experience for fraternity and sorority members.  A total of 11 five-day sessions of UIFI will be offered in the summer of 2012. Each of the sessions is held at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.  The institute features experiential learning and hands-on activities, an opportunity to meet fellow Greeks from all 50 states and Canada, and curriculum that teaches you how to lead with courage and integrity. 

"Having facilitated two UIFI sessions in the past four years I have seen the importance of adding a different voice to the conversations which take place during the five-day sessions.”said, Francisco Lugo Executive Director of Phi Iota Alpha. According to Lugo "our goal is to be able to provide at least six scholarships by 2014 to active NALFO undergraduate members.”

Only two UIFI Scholarships will be awarded to NALFO undergraduate members, which will cover all of the institute expenses, minus travel.  If chosen, participants will be responsible for their own travel to/from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana (50 minutes south of Indianapolis). 

To Apply

  • Complete the application
  • Review the agreement statement and sign
  • Submit the completed application to Francisco M. Lugo, M.Ed. – Executive Director – by Saturday, March 31, 2011 by 11:59 pm (Pacific).  Recipients will be selected, notified of their scholarship and must register for UIFI by April 9, 2012.


For More Information about UIFI, Including Session Dates
Visit the North-American Interfraternity Conference on-line: www.nicindy.org/programs/uifi  

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UIFI is the premier leadership development experience for fraternity and sorority members, and is an experience unlike any other. It is not a conference. It is not a workshop. It is a uniquely holistic journey that you share with other interfraternal brothers and sisters. A UIFI graduate not only learns important leadership lessons, but also reaches deep insides him/herself to find their true fraternal calling. He or she is changed forever.

Founded in 1909, the North-American Interfraternity Conference is the trade association representing 75 International and National Men's Fraternities.  The NIC serves to advocate the needs of its member fraternities through enrichment of the fraternity experience; advancement and growth of the fraternity community; and enhancement of the educational mission of the host institutions. The NIC is also committed to enhancing the benefits of fraternity membership. Today, the NIC has 75 member organizations with approximately 5,500 chapters located on 800+ campuses in the United States and Canada with approximately 350,000 undergraduate members. The NIC is led by a Board of Directors comprised of nine volunteers from member fraternities. The headquarters and professional staff are located in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Since 1931, Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity Inc. has set precedents for Latino Greek leadership in the global community. For over 80 years, Phi Iota Alpha has cultivated and inspired Latino men nationwide to become leaders of their communities across Latin America and the United States. Open to all men, this distinguished brotherhood includes many professionals and former presidents of Latin American countries. Today Phi Iota Alpha, the Oldest Latino Fraternity in existence, continues to lead as the preeminent Latino fraternal organization with chapters throughout the United States.


Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity, Inc. -The Oldest Latino Fraternity in Existence

 


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