Delta Scholarship due February 21, 2020

Delta Sigma Theta Scholarship 

Awards Information 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 2020;

4. GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale; 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 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 2020;

4. GPA of 2.5 – 2.99 on a 4.0 scale;

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 AND acceptance to community college, or career and technical education school/program.

 

Instructions Please go to www.dstpasadena.com under the Programs tab, Academic Award and download the application form (the link is not underlined, it says 2020 Academic Awards Applications). Complete the form electronically, print it, and obtain the necessary signatures.

The applicants must include all of the required documents and photograph as listed below and mail the entire application packet to ensure its receipt by February 21, 2020.

Application Requirements The application packet must include the following documents and photograph:

Completed and signed typed application;

 Essay (typed, double-spaced); 

ONE letter of recommendation, on official letterhead, from school personnel (e.g. school administrator, teacher, counselor, coach);

 ONE letter of recommendation from a community person (e.g. organization sponsor, employer, minister, neighbor– NOT school affiliated, NOT a relative);

 Sealed official high school transcript(s) including cumulative GPA;

 S.A.T. or A.C.T. scores, if required by post-secondary educational institution; and

 Recent photograph.

If all of the above requirements are met, the applicant will be invited for an interview. The interview is a mandatory component of the application process. The completed application packet must be RECEIVED no later than Friday, February 21, 2020.

Incomplete, hand-written, or late applications WILL be disqualified without further review.

Please mail the completed application packet to: Pasadena Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. P.O. Box 38 Altadena, CA 91003-0038 Should you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Mrs. Denise Jones at (626) 568-8056 or denisemjones1913@yahoo.com

 http://dstpasadena.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/AACApplication2020-.pdf   or Delta Sigma Theta