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SCHOLARSHIPS

Phenomenal Woman Scholarship

SIGMA GAMMA RHO SORORITY, INC. CENTRAL REGION PHILO AFFILIATE PHENOMENAL WOMAN SCHOLARSHIP

Scholarship Eligibility Criteria:

1.  Applicant must be a resident of the Central Region area. Central Region consists of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Minnesota, Nebraska, N. Dakota, Ohio, S. Dakota, Wisconsin, Canadian Division: Windsor, Ontario, and west to Saskatchewan.

 

2.  Applicant must have earned a cumulative G.P.A. of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.

 

3.   Applicant must be enrolled in an accredited two or four-year college/university.

 

4.   Applicant must submit proof of current enrollment and G.P.A. in the form of an official, school transcript.

 

5.   Applicant must submit a two-page essay, up to 750 words, typed double-spaced, on “The Phenomenal Woman who has been an inspiration on the path towards my career goals.”

 

6.   Applications and essay must be submitted online to Yvonne Moore, at
soretired@hotmail.com.

 

7.   All applications must be received by 11:59pm, September 30, 2023.

 

8.  There will be a first-place scholarship award of $500.00 and a second-place scholarship award of $250.00, if selected will be sent to the college/university in which the applicant attends.

Affiliate Grant

SIGMA GAMMA RHO SORORITY, INC. CENTRAL REGION AFFILIATE GRANT

Scholarship Eligibility Criteria:

1. The applicant must submit a completed grant application and any other required materials to the Central Region Scholarship Committee Chairperson. The application and all other materials must be submitted by 4 p.m. CST on December 1, 2023.

2. The applicant must be a Philo or Rhoer in good financial standing on all Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated levels.

3. Rhoer Club applicants must be current graduating high school seniors or have graduated from high school no earlier than the last academic year ending in the Spring.  Rhoers Club applicants who graduated in the Spring must submit a high school transcript and a current college course schedule.  


4. Philo Club applicants must submit proof of matriculation at a 4 year accredited college or university or admission letter.

 

5. The minimum acceptable GPA will be a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, an unofficial transcript is permitted.

6. Each applicant must submit an essay (1 page maximum, double-spaced) explaining her need for the stipend.

7. Each applicant must submit a list of community involvement.

8. Applications failing to meet the standards set above will be disqualified for consideration of the grant.

Dr. LaRona J. Morris Undergraduate Grant

SIGMA GAMMA RHO SORORITY, INC. CENTRAL REGION UNDERGRADUATE GRANT

Scholarship Eligibility Criteria:

1. The applicant must submit a completed grant application and any other required materials to the Central Region Scholarship Committee. The application and all other materials must be submitted by 4 p.m. on February 22, 2024.

2. Each applicant must submit proof of matriculation at a 4 year accredited college or university by submitting an official copy of their transcript which also shows their GPA. Applicants should NOT be a graduating senior. The minimum acceptable GPA will be a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.

3. Each applicant must submit an essay (2 pages maximum, double-spaced) that includes a brief biographical sketch. In the essay, the applicant must state the importance of Operation Big Book Bag to her community and demonstrate how she can assist or has supporting documentation of participation in community service that supports the mission of Operation Big Book Bag should also be submitted with the application.

4. Two letters of recommendation must be submitted: One from the sponsoring Alumnae Chapter Advisor and one from a member of the applicant's community.

5. Applications failing to meet the standards set above will be disqualified for consideration of the grant.

Education Materials Stipend

SIGMA GAMMA RHO SORORITY, INC. CENTRAL REGION EDUCATION STIPEND

Scholarship Eligibility Criteria:

1. The applicant must submit a completed grant application and any other required materials to the Central Region Scholarship Committee Chairperson. To be considered for an awards, all materials and supporting documentation must be submitted by 4 p.m. on December 1, 2023.

2. The applicant must be a Soror, Philo or Rhoer in good financial standing on all levels of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated.

3. Philo and Soror applicants must submit proof of matriculation at a 4 year accredited college or university or plans to enroll: a copy of current course load is preferred.      


4. Rhoer Club applicants must be a current graduating high school senior or have graduated from high school no earlier than the last academic year ending in the Spring: a high school transcript and college course schedule must be submitted.

5. The minimum acceptable GPA will be a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale;  an unofficial transcript is acceptable. 


6. Each applicant must submit an essay (1 page maximum, double-spaced) explaining your need for the stipend.

7. Each applicant must submit a list of community involvement.

8. Applications failing to meet the standards set above will be disqualified for consideration of the grant.

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