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Each year the Fraternity recognizes individuals (undergraduate, alumni and friends of ZBT) and chapters for achievement in programming, recruitment, philanthropy and many more areas. It is our pleasure to honor those who commit to the success and stability of ZBT. The dedication of these individuals and groups helps promote our Mission and Credo.

Now open — 2024 Nominations

ZBT welcomes nominations for excellence in individual undergraduates and volunteers. Nominate via the form below!

Chapter Awards

Honoring chapters and prospective chapters as a unit for their commitment to brotherhood and fraternal success, this category includes annually awarded honors such as the Brummer Cup for Most Outstanding Chapter and the Edwin B. Meissner Award for Most Improved Chapter. See more.

Individual Awards

Celebrating the individual brothers and friends who make ZBT a better organization, this category includes annually awarded honors such as The Roswell “Buddy” Messing Award (Most Outstanding Individual Brother) and Maine-Heffer Award for Most Outstanding Chapter President. See more.

Special Awards

Lauding those men and women who exemplify fraternal excellence and serve as role models in living our Credo, Mission and Ritual, this category includes periodically granted honors such as the Man of the Year award, the Heritage Award and  Richard J.H. Gottheil Award. See more.

Zeta Beta Tau Hall of Fame

The Zeta Beta Tau Hall of Fame serves to formally honor and recognize brothers of Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity who excel in their chosen vocations and/or avocations and exemplify the precepts of our Fraternity.

Honorees may be selected from the following categories:

  • Science & Technology
  • Business
  • Political, Legal and/or Government Affairs
  • Entertainment
  • Israel and/or Jewish Life

Generally interested in submitting a ZBT brother or supporter for an honor? Submit their information to the Special Awards Committee!