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FRANKLIN, Ind. – The Indiana Alpha chapter of Pi Beta Phi Sorority has established an endowed award fund in celebration its 130th year at Franklin College. The fund provides monetary gifts for qualified students in the organization. Eligible applicants must be initiated members of Pi Beta Phi, who are in good standing with the college and who uphold the fraternity's core values: integrity, commitment, personal and intellectual growth, philanthropic service and sincere friendship. The awards generated can be used for any college-related expense. More than 50 alumnae and friends have contributed thus far. To date, more than $19,000 has been raised, according to the project's lead fundraiser, Nora (Lowe) Brems, class of 1987. Donations continue to be accepted, as part of an effort that started in 2013 at the sorority's 125th anniversary celebration.