EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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DR. BETTY SHABAZZ DELTA ACADEMY

The Rutherford County Alumane Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is looking for young ladies, 6th - 8th grade who are interested in joining Delta Academy.  The program focuses on:

  • STEM Academic Activities

  • Personal Development

  • Cultural Awareness and

  • Life Skills

Accepting applications for 2020 - 2021

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DELTA GEMS

The Rutherford County Alumane Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is looking for young ladies,9th - 12th grade who are iterested in joining Delta GEMS.  The program focuses on:

Growing and Empowering Myself Successfully

Accepting applications for 2020 - 2021

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EMBODI

The Rutherford County Alumane Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is looking for young men, 6th - 12th grade who are interested in joining EMBODI.  The program focuses on:

Empowering Males to Build Opportunities for Developing Independence 

Accepting applications for 2020 - 2021

SCHOLARSHIP

Each year the Rutherford County Alumnae Chapter awards scholarships to outstanding young women. Recipients meet the academic requirements and are required to write an essay.

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The  Dorothy L. Stevens Memorial Scholarship is sponsored by the Rutherford County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.  Dorothy L. Stevens was a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She was a teacher/librarian in the Rutherford County School System for 15 years.  Following are the criteria for consideration for the Dorothy L. Stevens Scholarship.


DEADLINE: Application must be submitted by MARCH 18, 2022


Failure to fulfill any of criteria will eliminate your application from consideration:

  1. A complete application packet 

  2. Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher

  3. A composite score of 22 or higher on the ACT (This should be shown on the transcript)

  4. Two letters of recommendation from people in the community who know you well

  5. The recommendation form from a teacher or former teacher with their personal statement.

  6. A copy of transcript from your high school with the school logo must be included in your application packet.

  7. Applicant must be a female senior of African American descent

  8. Applicant must live in Rutherford County 

  9. Applicant must attend any school within Rutherford County


We are a public service organization; therefore, it is important that you include any and all public service activities in which you have been involved during high school.
Your application packet must include items 1 through 6 listed above.

Any application arriving after the deadline will not be considered.