• Delta Sigma Theta


    The Pasadena Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated is a public service organization comprised of college-educated women committed to the constructive development of its members and to public service with a primary focus on the Black community. The major programs, based upon the Sorority’s Five Point Programmatic Thrust, focus on Educational and Economic Development, Physical & Mental Health, Political and International Awareness & Involvement. In order to foster educational development, academic
    awards are presented annually to African American students and students of African descent residing in Pasadena, Altadena or Sierra Madre.
    Candidatesfor academic awards will be selected based on academic performance, community and school activities, letters ofrecommendation, an essay and interview score. All information provided is confidential. The application form for a 2021 academic award can be found on the Pasadena Alumnae Chapter website at www.dstpasadena.com underthe Programs tab. All applications MUST be completed electronically, printed, signed, scanned, and along with other required documents, emailed by 2/25/21 to AcademicAwards.PACDST@gmail.com.
    AwardsInformation

    Eligibility Criteria for Merit Awards

    1. African American student or student of African descent;
    2. Resident of Pasadena, Altadena or Sierra Madre or a student of a Pasadena Unified School
      District high school;
    3. Student graduating from high school in 2021;
    4. GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale (unweighted); and
    5. Acceptance to a four-year college or university.

    Eligibility Criteria for Pyramid Awards(1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 OR 1, 2, 3 & 6)

    1. African American student orstudent of African descent;
    2. Resident of Pasadena, Altadena or Sierra Madre or a student of a Pasadena Unified School
      District high school;
    3. Student graduating from high school in 2021;
    4. GPA of 2.5 – 2.99 on a 4.0 scale (unweighted);
    5. Acceptance to a four-year college/university, community college, or career and
      technical education school/program;
    6. GPA of 3.0 and above on a 4.0 scale (unweighted) AND acceptance to community
      college, or career and technical education school/program.