Each year Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Evanston-North Shore Alumnae Chapter grants academic achievement and incentive awards to college-bound students. We are pleased to offer you the opportunity to apply for our Annual Educational Award.

Applicants must plan to attend an accredited institution of higher learning. Any student who is an underrepresented minority with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 or above on a 4.0 scale or a 3.75 on a 5.0 scale may apply. Candidates must reside within the following geographical boundaries: Northern Suburbs of Chicago, IL bound by Route 137 to the North, Howard St. to the South, Lake Michigan to the East and Route 83 to the West. Applicants must demonstrate participation in community service. Special consideration will be given to applicants who have work experience and can demonstrate participation in extracurricular activities.

Your completed application must include a recent photograph of yourself, an o fficial transcript, personal statement regarding your goals and aspirations, and two letters of recommendation. Your letter of recommendation must come from a person who is not a family member of the applicant, who has knowledge of your background and potential to succeed in college. Suggested sources include a job supervisor, pastor, and high school counselor, teacher, or coach.

All applications must be postmarked no later than the April 8, 2019 and mailed to the following address:

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.
Evanston-North Shore Alumnae Chapter
ATTN: Scholarship and Education Committee
P.O. Box 618
Evanston, IL 60204

Award recipients will be notified in late May. For additional information or inquiries, please email us at Thank you for your interest. We look forward to hearing from you.