SLF Scholarship Application

Hello Applicant,

Gamma Pi Sigma Alumnae Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., celebrates more than 50 years of service in the Greater Milwaukee Metropolitan area. We continue our commitment and dedication of our sisterhood to be a beacon of light to the communities in which we live and work. We have been providing scholarships to deserving high school seniors for over 25 years.

Each year the Sigma Legacy Fund of Gamma Pi Sigma Alumnae Chapter awards scholarships for graduating high school seniors and at least one $1,000 scholarship to a graduating high school senior member of our Rhoer Club through the La Wana Scott Scholarship.

We are proud to announce the 2021 Sigma Legacy Fund Scholarship application process. The deadline to apply is March 31, 2021. All applications and supporting documentation must be received by the deadline!

All students who meet the qualifications as well as first-generation college students with a financial need are encouraged to apply.

Sincerely yours,

Fatima Hyde

Sigma Legacy Fund Trustee

The SLF Application Process

A committee reviews the entire application information considering grades, ACT/SAT scores, personal statements, letters of recommendation, financial need, and high school transcripts. A personal interview will also be conducted. Only candidacy applicants will be notified of an interview date and time.

 

Note: Financial need is one of the criteria-Please provide documentation of financial need (example: the first two pages of the 1040A/1040, Student Aid Report, etc)

 

Instructions: The application must be complete. All transcripts, letters of recommendations and other required documents must be submitted by the deadline as described below. Typewritten personal statements are required. PLEASE FOLLOW ALL DIRECTIONS.

 

  • Completed Scholarship Application.

 

  • A personal statement (two-three, double-spaced typed pages). Please address items listed below.

 

  • Professional goals

 

  • Your plans to give back to the community once degree is obtained

 

  • High school achievements (including extracurricular activities)

 

  • Community service

 

  • Need for financial assistance explained in detail

 

  • Two letters of recommendation signed but not dated prior to January 15, 2021. These letters are to be obtained from individuals who can endorse your application and comment on your academic performance, academic promise, and your character. Recommendations may be obtained from your high school principal, guidance counselor, teacher, and minister or community service representative. At least one recommendation must be from a school staff member. ALL letters of recommendations MUST be on company letterhead.

  • An Official High School Transcript. It should indicate class rank and class size and ACT or SAT test scores. If ACT/SAT scores are not on the transcript, please provide a separate copy of scores.

  • Online application must be completed no later March 31, 2021

  • Personal Interview Required {TBD).

  • If selected, an applicant MAY be asked to perform a talent at the Scholarship Luncheon

Scholarship Criteria
  • Must be a high school senior

  • Must have at least a 2.5 GPA/Cumulative grade point

  • Must be a Wisconsin resident and US Citizen

  • Have the intent of being enrolled as a full-time student at a four-year accredited institution beginning the fall after graduation

Scholarship Deadline March 31, 2021

 

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