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Knightdale-Wake Forest Alumnae Scholarships

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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated was founded on January 13, 1913, by 22 collegiate women at Howard University to promote academic excellence and provide assistance to those in need. The Founders of Delta Sigma Theta envisioned an organization committed to sisterhood, scholarship, service, and addressing the social issues of the time. Since its founding, Delta Sigma Theta has become one of the preeminent service-based sororities, with more than 300,000 initiated members and over 1,000 chartered chapters worldwide.

The Knightdale Wake Forest Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated is pleased to announce the following scholarship opportunities:

President's Scholarship

KWF President’s Scholarship applicants must be a current, African American Female high school senior enrolled in public, private or charter school in the KWF service area (Schools in the KWF service area are: East Wake, East Wake Academy, Franklin Academy, Heritage, Knightdale, Millbrook, Neuse Christian Academy, North Raleigh Christian Academy, Ravenscroft, Rolesville, Thales Academy, Wakefield, and Wake Forest.)

One time, one recipient award amount: $5,000

Minimum GPA: 2.75 (unweighted)


KWF Five Points Scholarship

KWF Five Points Scholarship applicants must be African American (female or male) high school senior enrolled in a public, private, or charter school in Wake County or undergraduate college student pursuing a degree at a 2 or 4-Year College or University, or a Community College within the Triangle, who demonstrates exemplary work or evidence in one of the following five programmatic thrust areas:
Economic Development
Educational Development
International Awareness & Involvement
Physical and Mental Health
Political Awareness & Involvement

One time award to five recipients amount: $2,500

Minimum GPA: 2.75 (unweighted)

Additional Considerations

Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis to applicants who demonstrate exceptional academic and leadership skills, a commitment to service, and great balance. While the minimum criteria are listed, applicants are encouraged to submit a resume and essay that provides information to the review committee about self, projects or career interests, issues they are passionate about, obstacles overcome and significant accomplishments during high school/college.

Required Items for Consideration

  • Completed online application
  • Recommendation letter
  • Official high school transcript (GPA must include fall semester senior grades)
  • College/university letter of acceptance
  • College/university proof of enrollment (required for award distribution to college/university)


Application Procedures and Deadlines

  • Access online application here until March 1, 2024 at 11:59 PM EST. This is a common application for high school and college students.  Applicants are considered for all available scholarships.
  • Recommenders should use this 2024 KWF Scholarship Recommendation Form to upload the recommendation by March 1, 2024 at 11:59 PM EST. Applicants are responsible for sharing this information with the person who will be providing the recommendation.  Information provided should include the applicant’s name, length of time and in what capacity is knowledgeable of applicant, as well as any supporting information that informs the selection committee beyond the resume of applicant’s strengths and how student has impacted the school or community.
  • High school seniors: Upload unofficial transcript during the online application process.
  • College students: Submit request to college registrar to submit official transcript to

Application Timeline

March 1 – Application Deadline
Week of March 18 – Interviews (if needed)
Week of April 15 – Recipient notifications
May TBD, 2024 – Scholarship recipient reception

Email questions to

March 1, 2024 at 11:59 PM EST.