Sigma Lambda Gamma Education Foundation awards scholarships to advance education in fulfillment of our Vision
“Our educational advancement as women provides opportunities leading to our personal fulfillment. We believe if we educate a woman, we educate a generation. The Sigma Lambda Gamma Education Foundation mobilizes the giving power of our sisters to change the world.”
ELIGIBILITY AND AWARD CRITERIA Scholarships are available to initiated members in good standing, as defined by Sigma Lambda Gamma policy, are enrolled in an accredited degree-granting institution as a degree-seeking student during the next academic year (2017-2018), and demonstrated community service and involvement.
MARY L. PETERSON SCHOLARSHIP – Scholarships will be awarded to an undergraduate Sigma Lambda Gamma member of at least sophomore standing with a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00/4.00 scale. Proof of enrollment in a 2017-2018 undergraduate program is required prior to funds being released. ESTHER MATERON-ARUM SCHOLARSHIP – Scholarships will be awarded to a Sigma Lambda Gamma alumnae member who has successfully graduated from an accredited undergraduate institution with a bachelor’s degree and has been accepted to begin study or is currently engaged in a graduate program with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50/4.00 scale. If an alumnae member is starting a graduate program, the undergraduate minimum cumulative GPA must be 3.00/4.00 scale. Proof of enrollment into a 2017-2018 graduate program is required prior to funds being released.
These are one-year awards for undergraduate and graduate students. Applicants are judged on a combination of academic record, leadership, volunteerism, campus activities, and sorority involvement, in addition to demonstrated financial need and letters of recommendation.
To avoid disqualification, please comply with all requirements for the award. Only complete applications received with an email date on or before the due date will be considered. Scholarship monies are mailed directly to the recipient after enrollment verification is received.
Scholarship recipients will be asked to submit biographies and photos for use by SLG Education Foundation and agree to be active ambassadors for the Foundation.
The awards will be announced at Sigma Lambda Gamma’s National Sisterhood Retreat 2017 in Nashville, TN
Questions and to submit complete application email, firstname.lastname@example.org 2017 Sigma Lambda Gamma Education Foundation Scholarship Application due June 23, 2017.