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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Scholarship

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Bronx Alumnae Chapter

Currently, Bronx Alumnae Chapter is awarding a four-year scholarship in the amount of $6,400, dispersed at $800 per semester, to a high school senior who is a resident of the Bronx and maintains each semester in college an overall 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. In addition, we award several one-time scholarship grants, varying from $500 to $1,000, to Bronx high school seniors entering college.

Scholarship Recipient is determined based on the following criteria:

• Student plans to attend a four year college in the fall of 2016;
• Student has demonstrated ability to master college level work;
• Student has a minimum overall academic B average;
• Student participates in extracurricular activities in or out of school; and
• Student resides in the Bronx.

Scholarship Application Packet for Candidate(s) MUST include:

• A completed 2016 Bronx Alumnae Scholarship Application;
• An essay from the student telling us about him/herself, his/her future college plans, and why he/she would like to receive our scholarship;
• Two letters of recommendation, with at least one from a current or former teacher; and
• An official high school transcript and SAT or ACT scores.

ALL INFORMATION MUST BE POSTMARKED BY:
Monday, FEBRUARY 29, 2016

APPLICATION MATERIALS should be sent to:
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Bronx Alumnae Chapter
P.O. Box 102
Bronx, New York 10467
ATTENTION: Wendy Brown

The Scholarship Committee will interview selected students after all information is received.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact our Scholarship Chair at 2vpbxacdst@dstbx.org

Wendy Brown
Chair, Scholarship Committee


Brooklyn Alumnae Chapter

Each year, the Brooklyn Alumnae Chapter provides thousands of dollars in scholarship awards to qualified high school and college students who reside in the borough of Brooklyn. Most of our awards are renewable, four-year scholarships for those enrolled as full-time students with grade point averages of 2.5 each semester based on a 4.0 system, or its equivalent.

Brooklyn Alumnae Chapter administers four different types of scholarships/awards (see application). An applicant who is selected as a candidate to receive an award must attend an interview conducted by the Scholarship Committee; and provide proof of immigration status either as an U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident.

All applications for 2016 must be completed and received by
the Scholarship Committee by April 1, 2016
.

North Manhattan Alumnae Chapter

The North Manhattan Alumnae Chapter Scholarship was established to help African-American women in need of financial assistance, pursue a degree-granting program directly from high school. This is a four-year scholarship of up to $2,000 per year, payable to the student in installments up to $1,000 per semester upon proof of registration at a four year college or university.

A continuing scholarship will be based on maintenance of a minimum grade point average of 3.0 while enrolled at the selected four-year college or university. Eligibility is limited to students attending a public high school in the borough of Manhattan.

Questions may be directed to scholarship@nmacdst.org.

All applications for 2016 must be completed and received by
the Scholarship Committee by April 1, 2016.

DOWNLOAD THE 2015-2016 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION HERE.

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