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Instructions for Submitting Application for Delta Sigma Theta Scholarship

In order to qualify for a Scholarship, an applicant must:

  1. Submit a completed and signed scholarship application by the applicant and Parent/Guardian.
  2.        Submit an official transcript — a minimum of a cumulative 3.0 GPA.
  3.       Submit SAT and/or ACT score.
  4.        Be enrolled or have been enrolled in college prep courses.
  5.        Have applied and/or been accepted to a college, university, or technical college.
  6. Submit two (2) letters of recommendation with at least one from your school (principal, teacher, or counselor) and one from a person of your community (pastor, community leader, or employer—but not a relative). Letters must be signed, typed on letterhead and enclosed in a sealed envelope addressed to the Greenwood Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. If the reference does not have letterhead, they must include their full name, mailing address, email address, and a contact number on the letter. Letters must include:
    1.        Name and contact information of reference
    2.       Relationship to applicant, how long reference has known applicant
    3.        Information regarding why applicant should receive the scholarship award
  7.        All questions on the application must be answered. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Applicant must submit all information to: Greenwood Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Thcta Sorority, Inc. c/o Scholarship Committee P. O. Box 324

Greenwood, SC 29648 or via email in PDF format to gacdstscholarship@ gmail.com postmarked no later than March 29, 2021.

McCormick Lions Club Scholarship

  1.      Have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4-point scale.
  2.      Be involved in service to school, community, or church.
  3.      Plan to attend a college, university, or technical school. If accepted, attach a copy of the letter of acceptance.
  4.       Submit two (2) letters of recommendation.
  5.      Submit application by April 20th, of year of graduation.
  6.      Return to High School Guidance Counselor to review and sign before you mail the completed/signed application to the Lions Club.
  7.      Scholarship will be sent directly to the college or university where the student has enrolled and will be made payable to the institution on behalf of the student.
2021 National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association Scholar/Essay Application
1. Applicant must be a Senior
2. Applicant must have achieved at least one (1) of the following:(A)minimum of B+ average;(B)Ranked in the top 25% of class;(C)ACT score of 24 or an SAT score of 1100 (Math and Reading)
3. Applicant must have participated in two sports for at least two years in each sport
4. Applicant must have earned at least one varsity letter in each of two sports
5. Applicant must complete attached scholar/essay application
6. Applicant must have a letter of recommendation from the high school athletic administrator/director
7. School athletic director must be an NIAAA member and a member of their respective state athletic administrators association
8.The principal or athletic director must sign the application to insure that the academic information submitted is accurate
9. All hard copy materials must be postmarked or electronic materials sent to the NIAAA State Liaison in your respective state by your states deadline. The South Carolina deadline is March 26th.
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