Delta Sigma Theta Scholarship - Due 3/26

Jan 27, 2021

2021 Scholarships

We are once again sponsoring college scholarships designed to assist African-American students in attaining their educational goals. Please feel free to download the applicant letter and application for yourself, family, or friend.

LAAC Scholarship Letter 2021

Scholarship-Application_2021_fillable

 

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

AWARDS: Varies
ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must meet the following targeted eligibility requirements, in either the FINANCIAL NEED or MERIT BASED scholarship categories. ​Applicants can only apply to one​ scholarship category. ​Please choose wisely.

FINANCIAL NEED:

i. African-American high school senior within the County of Los Angeles school districts. 

ii. At least a 2.5 or higher grade point average on a four point scale.

iii. Extra-curricular activities and leadership qualities.
iv. Evidence of financial need.

MERIT BASED:

i. African-American high school senior within the County of Los Angeles school districts. 

ii. At least a 3.5 or higher grade point average on a four point scale.
iii. Extra-curricular activities and leadership qualities.

REQUIRED: The applicant must complete and submit the following information:

DOCUMENTS:

1. Provide a 3 x 2 wallet size photo.
2. An ​official​ ​copy of your high school transcript, including Fall 2020 semester grades. 3. Response to an essay prompt (typed on application or a separate sheet of 8 1⁄2 x 11
paper, 1” margins, 12 Times New Roman single space, and no more than 500 word
count).
4. ​FINANCIAL NEED ONLY A copy of pg.3 of your Electronic Student Aid Report (SAR)
from your Free Application Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or a personal letter stating financial need with extraneous circumstances, from a school official, on official school letterhead.
5. Three (3) Letters of Recommendations –
All recommendations must be sent from the recommender’s official school,
organization or corporate email address to ​scholarship@dstlachapter.com​.
Subject of email: Student’s Last Name, First Name Recommendation​.

 

____one (1) must be from college/twelfth grade counselor,
____one (1) from a high school teacher, and/or administrator, and
____one (1) from a community/civic leader, clergy, employer, or volunteer supervisor who will vouch for the character of the applicant. THE LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATIONS CANNOT BE FROM A FAMILY MEMBER. ALL RECOMMENDATIONS MUST BE SENT FROM THE RECOMMENDER’S OFFICIAL SCHOOL, ORGANIZATION OR CORPORATE EMAIL ADDRESS.

APPLICATION SUBMISSION:

Your application must be submitted online to ​scholarship@dstlachapter.com​, no later than Friday, March 26, 2021 at 11:59 pm.

 

Official/Electronic Transcripts must be submitted online by a school official to
scholarship@dstlachapter.com​, no later than Friday, March 26, 2021 at 11:59 pm.

INTERVIEW PROCESS:

Eligible applicants will be contacted and scheduled for a required interview, on a date to be determined.

SELECTION PROCESS:

After the interview process, recipients will be selected by the Scholarship Committee. Selection will be based on the Applicant’s application, scholarship requirements and interview.

DISTRIBUTION PROCESS:

Final distribution of the scholarship award will be contingent upon receiving proof of your 2021 verified enrollment at a four–year institution. If you have any questions, please email scholarship@dstlachapter.com

 

Maisha James-McIntosh

Scholarship Committee, Chair


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