From the scholarship applications:

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization whose purpose is to provide assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world. This sisterhood of predominantly Black college educated women was founded by 22 female students on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. on January 13, 1913 and currently includes over 250,000 members in over 940 chapters worldwide. The major programs of the Sorority are based upon the organization's Five Point Programmatic Thrust: Economic Development, Educational Development, International Awareness and Involvement, Physical and Mental Health, and Political Awareness and Involvement.

The Burlington Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. was chartered on May 28, 1988 in Burlington, NC and has been committed to serving Alamance County's communities for almost 25 years. Today, the Chapter remains in the forefront by creating opportunities for higher education via scholarships and youth development programs, stimulating public policy debates, and creating diverse community-based partnerships throughout its service area.

The General Scholarship Award was renamed the Gladys Outlaw Gallop Scholarship Award on April 25, 2009. Gladys Outlaw Gallop was instrumental in the work of the Chapter's General Scholarship Award Committee and was a dedicated professional educator who served in Alamance County's public schools for 30 years.

Requirements:
  • Be a U.S. Citizen and a legal resident of North Carolina
  • Attend a public or private high school located in an Alamance or Caswell county school district
  • Be in good standing and scheduled to graduate high school in the 2015-2016 academic year
  • Possess an unweighted cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Plan to attend an accredited U.S. college or university in the 2015-2016 academic year
  • Be an engaged participant in academic, artistic, athletic, and/or community-based activities
  • Not an immediate family member of a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Immediate family includes a spouse, child, parents, siblings, grandparents, legal guardians, or relative living in homeĀ 

Application Deadline

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Scholarship Website

Year Available

High School Senior

Scholarships for students in the following states

North Carolina

Award Amounts

$1000.00

Scholarships for students in the following cities or counties

Alamance County
Caswell County