Scholarship Applications are now available!
Sacramento Alumnae Chapter in partnership with the Sacramento Delta Foundation is accepting scholarship applications for the 2019-20 academic year. The deadline to apply is February 29, 2020.
Every year deserving high school students are awarded merit and need-based scholarships in various amounts. Last year over $14,000 in scholarships were awarded.
All applications are evaluated based on a complete application and in-person interview to determine academic performance, financial need and community and cultural involvement.
Download a pdf version here. All paper applications must be postmarked by February 29, 2020 and mailed to:
Sacramento Alumnae Chapter
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
P.O. Box 221084
Sacramento, CA 95822
- Black, African American, or of African descent
- Greater Sacramento resident
- Graduating high school student OR Single Head of Household college applicant/student
- Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
- Currently attending, accepted, applied or applying to an accredited two or four-year college/university for the fall of 2020
- Proven participation in community service, extracurricular, or other volunteer activities
- Applicant must attend an in-person interview with the Sacramento Alumnae Chapter
- Relatives by blood, marriage or adoption of members of Sacramento Alumnae Chapter – Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated are NOT eligible to apply for chapter scholarships, however, there may be other scholarships available.
Application Packet* Requirements:
- An official transcript must be mailed directly from school’s registrar office to the below address by February 29, 2020
- Two (2) letters of recommendation from a teacher, principal, counselor, community leader, minister, or employer
- A signed the photo release (signed by parent/guardian)
- Academic Standing Form (completed by counselors or school registrar)
- Applicant photograph (size not to exceed 4×6)
- An essay on “Voting Rights Under Siege”. Please select one question from below and type an essay of no more than 750 words.
- Why is it important to preserve and protect voting rights?
- How will you mobilize voters for the 2020 United States elections?
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
*Application materials will not be returned.