Scholarship Eligibility Requirements
Applicants must be a graduating high school senior with a minimum ‘B’ cumulative numerical grade point average (80 percent or 2.5 GPA) and attending a public or private Henry County school. Children of members of DST are not eligible to apply. HCAC of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will only award scholarship funds upon receipt of official acceptance and enrollment documentation from a four-year accredited college or university. Enrollment must occur during the first semester of the upcoming school year and/or by December 1, 2019.
A complete application packet includes the following:
1. Application/Personal Data Sheet— completed, signed and typed. Do NOT submit a handwritten application.
2. An Official High School Transcript— includes first semester grades of the senior year and the school official seal.
3. Two (2) Letters of Recommendation—One (1) letter from a teacher, counselor and/or administrator on official letterhead and one (1) letter from a non-related individual whom you select from your community.
4. ESSAY – 1-2 pages, typed using a 12-point font, and double-spaced.
Topic selected is one of the three choices below:
My career goals and how they will impact my community
A person who has made a significant impact on my life and why
An obstacle that I have overcome and how the experience will enhance my endeavors