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High School Scholarship and Book Awards:

Eligibility and Application Requirements

The Williamsburg Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, a public service organization is pleased to announce the availability of their annual scholarships and book awards to students for the 2018-2019 academic year. There are three (3) $1000 each memorial scholarships, (Dr. Elizabeth R. Morgan, Shirleen Judkins and Julia P. Boyce) and two (2) $500 each book awards. The sorority seeks to provide financial assistance to deserving graduating high school students from York, Gloucester, Mathews, James City counties and the City of Williamsburg.

Eligibility:    

Applicant must be a graduating senior from York, Gloucester, Mathews, James City counties or the City of Williamsburg area high schools and meet the following eligibility requirements:

a. Have 3.0 grade point average or above

b. Plan to attend a two or four year institution of higher learning

c. Demonstrate active involvement in school and community activities

How to Apply 

The following items must be submitted:

  1. Completed online application

2.   Official high school transcript

3.  Two letters of recommendation - One must be submitted from a teacher or a counselor and the second from any person in your community.

4.  A photo of the applicant—If selected, the photo may be used for publicity purposes.

5. Signed Certification Form

Deadline:

All interested students are asked to apply as soon as possible. The deadline for receipt of completed application packet is March 22, 2019. 

Online Application

You can access our online scholarship application from our website: http://www.williamsburgdst.org/scholarship or by scanning the QR Code below.

                 

Official High School/College Transcript

Send your official High School/College transcript to the following address:

Attention: Scholarship Chairperson

Williamsburg Alumnae Chapter

PO BOX 2293

Williamsburg, VA 23187

Individual Photo/Recommendation Letters/

Signed Certification Form

All recommendation letters must be on company letterhead that includes company name, address, and phone number.

Your individual photo, recommendation letters, and signed certification form can be submitted using our scholarship submission links:  http://www.williamsburgdst.org/scholarship-submission-links.

The submission links can be utilized by you or the person(s) that will write your recommendation letters. You may use the submission link any time prior to the application deadline. The Blank Certification Forms can also be found using the link above.

All components of the application packet must be received by the deadline, March 22, 2019, for your application to be deemed complete.

Recipient Notification:

Recipients will be notified in writing of their selection. Our award recipients will be recognized at an activity hosted by the Sorority.

Questions/Contact Information

Additional information can be found on our website: http://www.williamsburgdst.org/scholarship.

If you have any questions concerning the scholarships, please feel free to contact the Scholarship Chairperson, Yvonne Jackson (757)218-2701 (cell), Phyllis Terrell (757) 903-6532(cell) or email: wac.scholarship.com@gmail.com. Please put "DST 2019 Scholarship" as part of the subject.