For more information about Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., go to:http://www.deltasigmatheta.org For more information about the Staten Island Alumnae Chapter, and to file an electronic application go to: http://www.dstsialumnae.org
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTSOf African, Latino, or Caribbean American descent residing on Staten Island;A June or August 2018 graduate of a High School or a GED program;A cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or better;Of good character;Committed to the thrusts and principles of the sorority;Committed to community service; andA person who has demonstrated academic improvement over their high school career.Applicant is not a relative of a current Staten Island Alumnae Chapter member.
SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS$750 scholarships will be awarded in May 2018Note: Payment will be contingent upon proof of acceptance as a first-term matriculating freshman at an accredited college or university instead pursuit of a baccalaureate degree. Award recipients have up to one (1) year to claim his/her scholarship.
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTSYour scholarship packet must be complete with the following information to be considered:A completed application with essay;Three letters of recommendation, one from each of the following: Teacher or Counselor Community Service Supervisor Community member (other than a relative);Official High School Transcript; andA recent wallet size, publication quality photo. No “selfies”.
SELECTION PROCESSAll applications must be postmarked no later than April 6, 2018 and must adhere to all application requirements listed above.An interview with the Scholarship Selection Committee is required.Applications should be mailed to the follow address:
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, IncorporatedStaten Island Alumnae ChapterP.O. Box 40514, Staten Island, NY 10304ATTN: Scholarship Committee
*Letter of acceptance from the college attending, along with student ID must be submitted before scholarship can be paid. ** Deadline Date: Post-marked Friday, April 6, 2018 **