Denver Alumnae Chapter Scholarship Program

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., is a public service organization founded in 1913, at Howard University by 22 dynamic college-educated women. Delta Sigma Theta’s 5-Point Program Thrust provides the structure which serves the community. The 5-Point Program Thrusts are: Economic Development, Educational Development, International Awareness and Involvement, Physical and Mental Health and Political Awareness and Involvement.

Since 1939, the Denver Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., has awarded almost $500,000.00 in collegiate scholarships to deserving African American women. These scholarship awards continue the legacy of our Founders in supporting African American women in their pursuit of a college education. Denver Alumnae Scholarship awards range from a renewable $6,000 (awarded $1,500 per year over 4 years) to one-time $1,500.00 scholarships. Scholarships are awarded to students who seek to attend a 4-year university as well as community colleges as well as trade schools. Many of our scholarships are named in memory of some of our most influential members and pillars in the Denver Community:

  • Irma Hudson Memorial Scholarship
    • Founder, Shulé Saturday School
  • Gloria Travis Tanner Certificate/Technical/Associate Degree Scholarship
    • First African American woman to serve as a Colorado state senator
  • Ruby Kirk Gray Memorial Scholarship
    • Founder, Caldwell-Kirk Mortuary

Eligibility Requirements (see application link below for full Eligibility Requirements):

  • Be an African American female
  • Be residing in the Denver metropolitan area
  • Be graduating from high school, a high school graduate, or earned a GED
  • Have applied to an accredited 2 or 4-year college or university,  or an accredited technical school
  • Have a minimum grade point average of:
    • 3.00 on a 4.00 scale (the type of award received may depend on the GPA of the applicant)
  • Not be a daughter of a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
  • All required scholarship materials are received by February 1, 2020

The 2020 application is closed.  Please check back later this year for the 2021 scholarship application.

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Denver Alumnae Chapter
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
PO Box 7432
Denver, CO 80207

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