About the Scholarship

The young African American women who are pursuing a certificate, technical or associate degree course are provided financial assistance through scholarship programs by the Denver Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

The Denver Alumnae Chapter Scholarship opportunities are awarded to students based on the academic performance, participation in community service and a personal interview of the applicants.

The recipients of the scholarship are selected by the scholarship committee of the organization based on certain eligibility criteria and the documents submitted.


Denver Alumnae Chapter Scholarship Awards

  • The scholarship programs are awarded to students on the basis of the financial need demonstrated.

  • The scholarship amount and awards vary from a one-time award of $1500 or a total amount of $6000 for four years, with $1500 per year.

  • The scholarship amount can be used towards funding the tuition and fees and other college costs.


Denver Alumnae Chapter Scholarship Application

  • The applicants must submit documents required to demonstrate their financial need.

  • An official transcript from the registrar of the school of the student must be submitted.

  • An essay or personal statement of 200 words or more must be attached to the application.

  • Two letters of recommendation from an educator or teacher and from an individual who is aware of the services of the student to the community.

  • The applicants must refer to the instructions and guidelines given by the scholarship committee of the organization before starting the application process.


Denver Alumnae Chapter Scholarship Application Deadline

The completed applications must be postmarked and mailed to the scholarship committee of the organization prior to March 1st without fail.

No applications will be considered if incomplete or received past the deadline.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be an African-American female who is a Denver Metropolitan area high school graduating senior.

  • The applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0.

  • The applicant must have enrolled to an accredited four-year college or university.

  • The applicant must not be a daughter of a Delta.