Single Parent Scholarship 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 single parent award in the amount of $500 for the 2018-2019 academic year. The sorority seeks to provide financial assistance to a deserving single parent from York, Gloucester, Mathews, James City counties or the City of Williamsburg.


Applicant must be a single parent, male or female from York, Gloucester, Mathews, or James City counties or the City of Williamsburg and:

                      a. Be at least 21 years of age

                      b. Have a GPA of “C” average or above

                      c. Have custody of child/children or proof of 50 percent or more support

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


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.