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

Organization & Scholarship Description:
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is a public service sorority founded in 1913. The goals of this organization are directed towards the provision of services and programs that promote human welfare. Chicago Alumnae Chapter members render public service under the sorority’s five-point programmatic thrust: Economic development, educational development, international awareness and involvement, physical and mental health and political awareness and involvement.

Each year, the Chicago Alumnae Chapter awards academic scholarships to select high school seniors who will attend a four-year college or university. This year (2018) there will also be a one-time $1,000 music scholarship awarded to a high school senior who has a career interest in a music-related field and has demonstrated leadership in academics and community service.

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 attending one of the Chicago Public Schools
  • African-American or African descent
  • Resident of Chicago
  • Minimum unweighted GPA of 2.0
  • Can display a notable talent in music through vocals or instrumentals (video required)
  • Proof of acceptance to a 4 -year college/university or a formal music program (e.g. Vander Cook College of Music)
  • One Letter of Recommendation from current high school music instructor OR from a representative from an outside extracurricular activity
  • Official Transcript
  • Color self-photograph

Completed Applications Include:
Part 1: One 2-minute video clip displaying musical talent, either vocal or instrumental. Completed video and/or video links MUST BE EMAILED to: music.chideltas@gmail.com
Part 2: All non-video requirements must be completed via the CPS Academic Works application (connected to this posting)

Renewable: No

Open to DREAMers: Yes

If there are questions regarding this scholarship, contact the Scholarship Provider via email at: music.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
$1,000
Deadline
04/06/2018
Supplemental Questions
  1. Official Transcript Required for this application
  2. Please provide proof of acceptance to a 4 -year college/university or a formal music program OR proof of applying to a 4 -year college/university or a formal music program (e-mail confirmation from college with your name/e-mail address or a notice of application completion confirmation.)
  3. VIDEO SUBMISSION CONFIRMATION: I have completed, Part 1 of my application which includes a 2-minute video clip displaying my musical talent, either vocal or instrumental. The completed video and/or video link has been EMAILED to: Music.ChiDeltas@gmail.com
  4. Upload an appropriate color head-shot photograph
  5. Required Letter of Recommendation: Submit the name and email address of a current high school music instructor OR representative from an outside extracurricular music related activity who can upload a letter of recommendation that addresses their direct knowledge of the applicant's musical abilities, accomplishments, and potential.