Scholarships

Mission/Belief Statement:

The scholarship program of the Richmond Alumnae Chapter – Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated is committed to offering financial support through scholarships to deserving students in the local area who aim to pursue educational goals beyond high school. In providing this assistance, the desired outcome is that students fulfill professional objectives and lead successful and independent lives.

 

Richmond Alumnae Chapter – Delta Sigma Theta General Scholarship

The Richmond Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is excited to offer a scholarship opportunity for students residing in the Richmond Metropolitan area. The RAC-DST General Scholarship will assist with financial support to students who have demonstrated the need to pursue higher education.

To apply for the scholarship, students must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Must attend school in the Richmond metro area (City of Richmond, Charles City County, Chesterfield County, Hanover County, Henrico County, and New Kent County);
  • Must be a graduating senior;
  • Must possess a 2.75 (unweighted) grade point average;
  • Must plan to attend a two or four-year college/university in Fall 2022.

The application link will be available on February 15, 2022.

Joyce C. Johnson Memorial (JCJ) Scholarship

Annually, the Richmond Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. sponsors this scholarship in honor of our late member, Joyce Cole Johnson. Soror Johnson was a long-time educator within Richmond public Schools and loved supporting students as they pursued their educational and career goals. Therefore, it is fitting that the JCJ Memorial Scholarship supports students who are planning to pursue studies in the field of Education.

In addition to majoring in the field of Education, students must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Must attend school in the Richmond metro area (City of Richmond, Charles City County, Chesterfield County, Hanover County, Henrico County, and New Kent County);
  • Must be a graduating senior;
  • Must possess a 2.75 (unweighted) grade point average;
  • Must plan to attend a two or four-year college/university in Fall 2022.

The application link will be available on February 15, 2022.

Lori Ann Whitehurst Scholarship

The Lori Ann Whitehurst Scholarship seeks to the honor the memory and legacy of Lori Ann Whitehurst, a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. In her short life, Lori made a positive impact in whatever she was doing. A graduate of both Hermitage High School and James Madison University, Lori lived a life of giving back to her community; serving with love, joy, and commitment.

To apply for this scholarship, students must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Must attend school at either Hermitage High School (HCPS) or Armstrong High School (RPS).
  • Must be a graduating senior female;
  • Must possess a 3.0 grade point average;
  • Must plan to attend a two or four-year college/university in Fall 2022.

The application link will be available on February 15, 2022.