Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. - Chicago Alumnae Chapter Scholarship

Organization & Scholarship Description:
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is a public service sorority founded in 1913. Each year, the Chicago Alumnae Chapter awards academic scholarships to select high school seniors who will attend a four-year college or university. To qualify, the applicant cannot be related to a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. The scholarship packet is annually distributed to CPS high school counselors and coaches. There is no citizenship requirement.

CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS MUST APPLY VIA ACADEMIC WORKS ONLY
CHARTER SCHOOL Applicant Information ONLY: Click Here to Review IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS and Gain Access to Complete the Charter School Application

Scholarship Qualifications:

  • 2018 graduating high school senior
  • African-American or African descent
  • Resident of Chicago
  • must attend one of the DST 2017-2018 target-CPS high schools (listed below)
  • have a minimum unweighted GPA of 2.5
  • have a minimum ACT score of 17 (or higher) or SAT score of 910 (or higher)
  • demonstrate financial need
    Exception: members of the Delta Sigma Theta Chicago Alumnae Chapter’s Delta GEM or EMBODI Programs CAN APPLY for this scholarship REGARDLESS of which CPS high school they attend.

DST 2017-18 Target CPS High School List:
YOU MUST ATTEND ONE OF THE SCHOOLS LISTED BELOW TO APPLY FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP
Alcott
Amundsen
ASPIRA – Mirta Ramirez
ASPIRA –Early College
Banner Alternative
Chicago Academy
Chicago Math & Science Academy
CICIS – Northtown
CICS – Ellison
CICS – Longwood
CICS-Chicago Quest
DeVry Academy
Foreman
Kelvyn Park
Lake View
Lane Tech
Lincoln Park
Marine Leadership Academy
Mather
Nobel Street – Nobel
Nobel Street ITW
Nobel Street-Golder
Noble Street – Academy
Noble Street – Charter
Noble Street – Rauner
Noble Street – Rowe-Clark
Noble Street Pritzker
North – Grand
Northside College Prep
Payton College Prep
Phoenix Military Academy
Prosser
Rickover Naval Academy
Roosevelt
Schurz
Senn
Steinmetz
Sullivan
Taft
Uno-Rodgers Park Charter
Uno-Soccer Charter
Uplift
Von Steuben
Westinghouse
Whitney Young
YCCS- Aspira
YCCS-Ada S. McKinley
YCCS-Assoc./Austin
YCCS-Charles Houston
YCCS-Innovations
YCCS-Truman

Renewable: Varies

Open to DREAMers: Yes

If there are questions regarding this scholarship, contact the Scholarship Provider via email at: scholarship.chideltas@gmail.com
If there are questions regarding the application and/or submission process, contact CPS Scholarship Manager via email at: CollegeScholarships@cps.edu

Award
$12,000 - paid $3,000 per year over 4 years
Deadline
04/08/2018
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please select which school you will be graduating from OR if you are a member of the Delta Sigma Theta Chicago Alumnae Chapter’s Delta GEM or EMBODI Programs:
  2. Please provide a name and email address for two letters of recommendation from a teacher or counselor (must be a non-relative).
    • Name and Email Address
  3. Official Transcript Required
  4. Please write an essay answering these points: 1. Why I should receive the Delta Sigma Theta scholarship. 2. My goals and aspirations now and after college graduation. 3. The person(s) who influenced me the most at any part of my life and how their influence impacted me. (Maximum 1000 words.)
  5. Please upload your letter of acceptance to a four year college or university
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