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
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Eligibility Requirements:

  • 2019 graduating high school senior
  • African-American or African descent
  • Resident of Chicago
  • Must attend one of the DST 2018-2019 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 2018-19 Target CPS High School List:
YOU MUST ATTEND ONE OF THE SCHOOLS LISTED BELOW TO APPLY FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP
Bogan
Bowen
Bridgescape – Brainerd
Bridgescape – Roseland
Brooks College Prep
Camelot – Safe HS
Carver Military Academy
Chicago Agriculture HS
Chicago Collegiate Charter
Chicago Excel – Englewood
Chicago Excel – South Shore
Chicago Excel – South West
Chicago Excel Academy
Chicago Vocational
CICS – Ellison
CICS – Longwood
Corliss
Dyett
Epic Academy
Fenger
Foundations College Prep
Goode STEM HS
Hancock
Harlan
Harper
Hirsch
Hope
Hubbard
Hyde Park
Julian
Kennedy
Kenwood
King College Prep
Lindblom
Morgan Park
Noble Street – Baker
Noble Street – Butler
Noble Street – Comer
Noble Street – Hansberry
Noble Street – Johnson
Noble Street – Pullman
Ombudsman – South
Pathways – Ashburn
Perspectives – Calumet Tech
Perspectives – Leadership Academy
Simeon
South Shore International
U of Chicago – Woodlawn
Urban Prep – Bronzeville
Urban Prep – Englewood
Washington
YCCSCYDI
YCCS – Olive Harvey
YCCS – Progressive Leadership
YCCS – Sullivan House
Youth Conn: Chatham Academy

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
$500 - $12,000
Deadline
03/01/2019
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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