PRESIDENT’S ACADEMIC AND LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP
TO BE APPLIED TOWARD TUITION, BOOKS, AND FEES
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. was founded on January 13, 1913, on the campus of Howard University by twenty-two collegiate women. These women wanted to use their collective strength to promote academic excellence and aid to persons in need. Each year our organization recognizes hundreds of students across the nation for their scholastic achievements. The Knightdale-Wake Forest Alumnae Chapter will award one scholarship to a deserving, African-American female student who has demonstrated exceptional academic and leadership skills. Applicants must meet the following criteria:
The candidate must be a current, African-American, female high school senior, entering as a freshman in Fall 2019 at an accredited college/university with at least a 3.5 or equivalent unweighted grade point average (GPA). Awards are made on a competitive basis. Students must have an overall 3.5 GPA and must have maintained at least a 3.5 GPA throughout her senior year of high school. Candidate must attend a high school in Knightdale-Wake Forest (KWF) Alumnae Chapter’s Service Area (East Wake, East Wake Academy, Franklin Academy, Heritage, Knightdale, Millbrook, Neuse Christian Academy, North Raleigh Christian Academy, Ravenscroft, Rolesville, Thales Academy, Wakefield, or Wake Forest High Schools).
For additional information about the KWF Alumnae Chapter President’s Academic Scholarship, contact Ms. Bettina Pope at email@example.com or (919) 306-0072. You may also visit our website at kwfalumnae-dst.org for an application and additional details.
KNIGHTDALE-WAKE FOREST ALUMNAE CHAPTER
DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY, INC.
AWARD: The award recipient will receive $1,913.00 for the academic year for undergraduate study.
Excellent academic progress
or above Unweighted)
High School Senior; African-American female
Community Service Involvement
Entering freshman or first year student (according to credit)
Must attend high school in KWF Alumnae service area
Complete a 500-word essay
Accepted for admission to an accredited college/ university (not on a conditional basis) for the upcoming semester (Fall 2019)
One (1) sealed letter of recommendation from a school official (i.e., principal, teacher, school counselor, etc.)
Cannot be a relative of the student
One (1) sealed letter of recommendation from a member of the community to verify community service participation
high school transcript as of January 2019 (sealed)
HOW TO APPLY: Applications are available in the School’s Student Services Department and on our website at kwfalumnae-dst.org. Submit online or mail all completed applications to:
KWF Alumnae Chapter
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Attn: Scholarships and Awards Committee
PO Box 1359
Knightdale, NC 27545
NOTE: A student may apply for as many scholarships as she qualifies for with only one application; however, a different essay must be submitted for each scholarship under consideration.
Deadline for submission is April 27th. Applications must be submitted or postmarked before April 27th. Any submissions after the April 27th deadline will not be considered.