Durham Alumnae Chapter
2023 Scholarship Application

The Durham Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated is committed to assisting young people attending schools within the Durham Public School System to 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 who attend schools within the Durham Public School System in Durham County. To be eligible to receive an award, applicants must have a 2.5 grade point average. Additionally, applicants should 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 as part of their submission:

* Completed Application (Can be submitted online or available for download below)
* Official Transcript (Should be mailed or submitted via email by counselor)
* Copy of the Letter of Acceptance from college/ university or statement
* A one-page essay emphasizing your academic goals, specific financial needs and how receiving this scholarship might contribute to your achievements.
* A current photo
* Completed School Faculty Recommendation Form (Editable PDF available for download below)

On February 1,2023, you will be able to access and submit the scholarship application using a link on this website. When submitting online, all supporting documentation will need to be uploaded and submitted along with the application. Additionally, you will receive an email confirmation that your application has been received online. Application packets can also be mailed. If you’d like to mail your application, the application can be downloaded here, or you can obtain a copy from your counselor. The School Faculty Recommendation Form is required and can also be downloaded here, or you can obtain a copy from your counselor. As noted above, the official transcript should be provided by your counselor. All applications and supporting documentation should be submitted online or postmarked by April 14, 2023. If you have any questions, please email

Applications can be mailed to:

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

DST 2023 Scholarship Application (LINK)
DST 2023 Scholarship Application (PDF)
2023 School Faculty Recommendation Form (PDF)