Chicago Metropolitan Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Academic Scholarship

Organization & Scholarship Description:
The Chicago Metropolitan Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Academic Scholarship will be awarding an academic scholarship to select high school CPS seniors who will attend a four-year college or university. To qualify, the applicant must meet the outlined eligibility criteria and attend one of the Chicago Public Schools listed below. Please note: Family (i.e. siblings, children, stepchildren, grandchildren, nieces or nephews) of members in Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. are ineligible for this opportunity.

CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS MUST APPLY VIA ACADEMIC WORKS ONLY
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Thank you for your interest in the Chicago Metropolitan Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Academic
Scholarship. Eight scholarships of $2,500 will be granted for the general Academic Scholarship. In addition, the top four
scholarship recipients will receive an additional “Dorm Room Hookup” Scholarship.

To be eligible for the Chicago Metropolitan Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta
Sorority, Inc. Academic Scholarship, you must be a high school graduating senior and
meet the following criteria:
● Live in and attend high school in the City of Chicago.
● Have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75/4.0 scale or 3.75/5.0 scale.
*Please note that family (i.e. siblings, children, stepchildren, grandchildren, nieces or nephews) of members

in Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated are ineligible*

A complete application packet consists of: (check box)
☐ Completed application form
☐ Personal statement/video response
☐ Headshot photo (senior professional photos can be submitted and/or photos taken in a well lighted space with a
solid wall for your background. No selfies; ask someone to take the photo).
Two (2) letters of recommendation:
☐ One on letterhead from an organization documenting the applicant’s active involvement in community service.
☐ One on letterhead from the applicant’s high school written by a teacher or counselor.
☐ Official high school transcript, emailed directly from students’ school (if submitting the application in the portal,
transcripts can be uploaded directly. If emailed, only transcripts directly from the high school will be accepted).
☐ Copy of official ACT or SAT scores (acceptable on high school transcript) *
☐ Copy of acceptance letter to an accredited college or university.

Renewable: No
Open to DREAMers: Yes

Award
$2,500
Deadline
03/31/2023
Supplemental Questions
  1. Is your parent or guardian a member of the Chicago Metropolitan Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated?
  2. Please select which school you will be graduating from.
  3. Official Transcript Required for this application
  4. Recommendation 1: Provide the name and email of one person who can document your active community service involvement from and organization on their official letterhead.
  5. Recommendation 2: Provide the name and email of a teacher or school counselor who can provide a letter of recommendation on school letterhead.
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