Durham Alumnae Chapter
2020 Scholarship Application

The Durham Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated is committed to assisting young people in the Durham Public Schools succeed academically.  We do this by awarding scholarships to qualified high school seniors. It is important to ensure that students with financial hardships have access to resources they need to obtain a college education.

Scholarships are available to high school seniors that attend public schools in Durham County.  To be eligible to receive an award, recipients must have a 2.5 grade point average, score at least 750 on the SAT or 15 on the ACT exam.  The student must be active in extracurricular and community service activities.  Recipients of the Durham Alumnae Chapter Scholarship have until May 31 of the following year to claim the awarded scholarship.

Applicants must include the following items in their packets:

Δ  Completed Application Form

Δ  Transcript (must include your grade point average and class rank)

Δ   Copy of letter of acceptance from college/ university or statement

Δ  A one-page essay emphasizing your academic goals, specific financial needs and how receiving this scholarship might contribute to your achievements

Δ  A current photo

Δ  A letter of recommendation (reference form required)

Access the scholarship application below.  Please contact the scholarship committee chair Kathy Fails, with any questions or if you require additional assistance. 

Completed Applications must be mailed and postmarked by April 13, 2020.
Applications can be mailed to:

Attn: Scholarship Committee Chair
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated
Durham Alumnae Chapter
P.O. Box 2882
Durham, NC 27715-2882

DST Scholarship Application 2020