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Scholarships

The Alpha Delta Pi Foundation is proud to award approximately 85 competitive academic scholarships each year with a total of more than $100,000 in scholarships. Award amounts vary up to $3,000, and scholarships are available for undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education study. Alpha Delta Pi members in good standing who have a 3.2 minimum cumulative GPA (unless otherwise noted) are encouraged to apply. The deadline for 2017-2018 scholarship applications was March 1, 2017.

Timeline:

  • March & April - Scholarship Committee reviews applications and makes recommendations
  • May - Board of Trustees reviews and approves recommendations
  • June - Applicants are notified of status
  • August - Scholarship checks are disbursed directly to recipients' college or university

Please see our Scholarships FAQ page for frequently asked questions regarding the scholarship application and award process. Please contact the Foundation office at (404) 378-3164 or foundation@alphadeltapi.com if you have additional questions about the scholarship application process or if you are interested in funding a scholarship to benefit Alpha Delta Pi members. You can also download the list of scholarships available for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Other scholarship opportunities:

150th Anniversary Scholarship

This fund was established by Alpha Delta Pi Sorority to commemorate its 150th Anniversary Fund occurring in the year 2001. The purpose of the Fund is to provide scholarships to Alpha Delta Pi Sorority members in good standing for graduate or professional study who are pursuing health careers.

 2016-2017 Recipients: 

  • Tonya N. Adams, Lambda—Brenau University (graduate)
  • Madison Klump Epperson, Beta Psi—University of Kentucky (graduate)
  • Courtney Huck Herbert, Delta Eta—McNeese State University (graduate)


Alpha Eta Chapter Anniversary Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded annually, pending sufficient income, to an undergraduate or graduate member in good standing of the Alpha Eta Chapter at Kansas State University, with first preference given to undergraduate members.

This scholarship will be awarded for the first time during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Alpha Omicron 75th Anniversary Scholarship

Established in 1991, by Alpha Theta alumnae in honor of the chapter’s 75th anniversary, income from this fund shall be used to award a scholarship annually, pending sufficient income, to a junior or senior member of Alpha Theta Chapter at the University of Washington based on financial need, scholastic achievement and sorority service. Should a junior or senior of Alpha Theta not apply or qualify, the scholarship can then be awarded to any member in good standing of Alpha Theta chapter. In the event there is not a qualified applicant from Alpha Theta, the Trustees of the Alpha Delta Pi Foundation may award the scholarship(s) to any member of Alpha Delta Pi in good standing.

2016-2017 Recipient: 
Katelin M. Fath, Alpha Omicron—Oklahoma State University

Alpha Theta 75th Anniversary Scholarship

This fund was established by several Alpha Omicron members. Income from the fund will provide scholarships for Alpha Omicron initiates for graduate, undergraduate or continuing education classes. The Foundation will administer the scholarship through its scholarship program.

2016-2017 Recipient:
Eva Bauer, Alpha Theta—University of Washington


Angela J. Knight Memorial Scholarship

This fund was established as a memorial to Angela J. Knight, a collegiate member of Eta Chapter, who was killed in an accident. The scholarship is to be awarded annually to an undergraduate member of Eta Chapter who has proven leadership qualities and outstanding academic achievement. Preference will be given to a rising senior. In the case of a tie between possible awardees, financial need shall be the deciding factor.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Berkley Anne Smith, Eta—University of Alabama

 

Anne Veale Pogson Scholarship

This fund was established by former Grand Council and Foundation Board of Trustee member, Anne Veale Pogson. Income from the fund shall provide scholarships to an undergraduate member of any active Alpha Delta Pi Chapter within the state of Texas. The applicant should demonstrate financial need.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Danelle H. Sanders, Delta Beta—Lamar University

Berit Henriksen Carter Scholarship

This scholarship was established in memory of Beta Lambda chapter sister, Berit Henriksen Carter. Income from this fund shall provide scholarships to undergraduate members of Alpha Delta Pi in good standing attending an accredited college or university.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Amy P. Achenbach, Gamma Theta—University of Mount Union

Beta Epsilon Chapter Scholarship Fund

Established and fully endowed in 2014 by the Beta Epsilon Chapter at the University of South Carolina. Available income from this fund will be awarded annually to an undergraduate member in good standing of Beta Epsilon Chapter at the University of South Carolina.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Olivia G. Widenhouse, Beta Epsilon—University of South Carolina

Beth Fraley Memorial Scholarship

Income from this fund shall provide scholarships for an undergraduate member of Beta Psi Chapter who has completed 30 hours of credit at the time of the award. Criteria will include sorority service, campus participation and scholarship achievement, equally weighted.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Camiran M. Moore, Beta Psi—University of Kentucky

Betty Clapsaddle Riley Scholarship

Income from the fund shall be given to an Alpha Delta Pi alumna to acquire marketable skills or upgrade professional goals. Award restricted for tuition, fees, and books used in study at an accredited college or university OR in a formal, structured training program which provides a recognized form of certification; not for use at the doctoral level; applicants must have completed last degree or college enrollment at least five years ago.

2016-2017 Recipient:
Tracy Kerr Carson, Eta Xi—Presbyterian College (continuing education)

Caralee Strock Stanard Scholarship

Income from this fund shall provide scholarships for undergraduate members to be used during the junior or senior year.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Tanner P. Nelson, Zeta Beta—North Carolina State University

Carlotta Dodge Business Scholarship

Income from the fund is to be used to provide scholarships to an undergraduate or graduate member of Alpha Psi Chapter at the University of Southern California for business study. Graduate members of Alpha Psi may be attending any accredited college or university or for continuing education in business at any location in the United States and Canada.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Rebecca R. Thoss, Alpha Psi—University of Southern California

Catherine Davis Stanley Scholarship

Income from this fund is to be used for scholarships for undergraduate or graduate members from Beta Nu Chapter at the University of Georgia and the Delta Chapter at the University of Texas. The scholarship is to be awarded to members in good standing who are in their junior or senior year when receiving the award.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Katie Elizabeth Holland, Beta Nu—University of Georgia (graduate)

Catherine Leslie Iten Scholarship

This fund is to be used for awarding scholarships to a deserving member of Alpha Delta Pi pursuing graduate studies at any accredited institution.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Virginia Wallace Charter, Alpha Omicron — Oklahoma State University (graduate)

Clara Duncan Smith Scholarship

This fund was established as a memorial scholarship for Clara Duncan Smith. The fund shall be used to award a scholarship to undergraduate members in good standing of the Beta Eta Chapter at the University of Michigan.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Kaitlin R. Regan, Beta Eta—University of Michigan

Dan and Sarah Davis-Candeto Sholarship

Income from the fund shall provide scholarships to an undergraduate member in good standing of the Epsilon Psi Chapter at Tennessee Technological University.

This scholarship was not awarded for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Dawn Victor-Herring Scholarship

Income from the fund shall provide scholarships to an undergraduate, graduate, or continuing education member in good standing of the Zeta Eta Chapter of Alpha Delta Pi. A cumulative GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale must be met. If there are no eligible applicants from Zeta Eta, an alumna sister who has served as a Leadership Consultant for Alpha Delta Pi may be selected.

This scholarship will be awarded for the first time during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Deena Bartolo Scholarship

This fund was established in 1994 by Alpha Psi Chapter, in memory of Deena Bartolo, a deceased sister of the chapter. The scholarship will be awarded to a rising junior or senior member of Alpha Psi chapter in good standing. The recipient should exemplify the ideals of Alpha Delta Pi with special emphasis on leadership; should have a favorable letter of recommendation from a Chapter Advisor; and demonstrate financial need.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Raquel Buscaino, Alpha Psi—University of Southern California

Delta Alpha Chapter Scholarship

The income from this fund shall provide scholarships for an undergraduate member in good standing of Delta Alpha Chapter at Emory University.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Leily Arzy, Delta Alpha—Emory University

Delta Gamma Chapter Scholarship

Available income from this fund will be awarded annually to an undergraduate member in good standing of Delta Gamma Chapter at the University of Arizona. If an undergraduate member is not eligible, the scholarship may then be awarded to a graduate member of Delta Gamma.

This scholarship will be awarded for the first time during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Delta Theta Chapter Scholarship

Available income from this fund will be awarded annually to an undergraduate member in good standing of Delta Theta Chapter at Valdosta State University. If an undergraduate member is not eligible, the scholarship may then be awarded to a graduate member of Delta Theta.

2016-2017 Recipient:
Kiley B. Handley, Delta Theta—Valdosta State University

Diana Davidson and Katie Cone Davidson Scholarship

Available income from this fund will be awarded annually to an undergraduate member in good standing of Zeta Omicron Chapter at Georgia Institute of Technology or Zeta Nu Chapter at Clemson University.

This scholarship will be awarded for the first time during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Dodee West Monaco Scholarship

Established in 2007, income from the fund shall provide scholarships for undergraduate members in good standing of Epsilon Omega Chapter at Jacksonville University.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Hanny C. Mena-Smith, Epsilon Omega—Jacksonville University

Dorthy Sullivan Jevne Scholarship

Established in 2012, available income from this fund will be used to provide scholarships to undergraduate members in good standing from Eta chapter at the University of Alabama or Alpha Gamma chapter at the University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Danielle C. Dixon, Eta—University of Alabama

 

Dr. Lucille McGehee Haynes Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship shall be awarded to an undergraduate or graduate member of Beta Omega at Auburn University, with first preference to undergraduate members in good standing.

2016-2017 Recipient:
Caroline E. Christie, Beta Omega—Auburn University

Edith Seitz Owings Memorial Scholarship

Income from the fund shall provide scholarships to undergraduate members majoring in Liberal Arts, with a preference to music. Applicants from Beta Alpha should be given first consideration. If there are no applicants from Beta Alpha, the award may be given to a member from a chapter in Indiana or an Indiana resident.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Victoria A. Barnard, Beta Alpha—Indiana University

Emily Amanda Ray Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was made possible by alumnae members of Eta Chapter as a memorial to Emily Amanda Ray, an alumna of Eta Chapter, who was killed in an automobile accident. Emily was not only chapter president but also received a scholarship through the Alpha Delta Pi Foundation. The scholarship is an one-time award given to an emerging undergraduate leader from Eta chapter for the 2016-2017 academic year.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Erin N. Stanton, Eta—University of Alabama

Eileen Stinnett Riddle Scholarship

This fund was established as a memorial scholarship for Eileen Stinnett Riddle. Available income from this fund shall be used to award a scholarship to members in good standing of Chi Chapter at Wittenberg University.

Epsilon Kappa Chapter Scholarship

Available income from this fund will be awarded annually to a member in good standing of Epsilon Kappa Chapter of Troy University, with preference given to an undergraduate member. In the event that there are no qualified applicants for the scholarship in any given year, the Trustees may award the scholarship to any Alpha Delta Pi in good standing.

This scholarship will be awarded for the first time during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Epsilon Nu Scholarship

Available income from this fund will be awarded annually to an undergraduate member in good standing of Epsilon Nu Chapter at Ashland University. If an undergraduate member is not eligible, the scholarship may then be awarded to a graduate member of Epsilon Nu.

2016-2017 Recipient:
Amanda L. Spears, Epsilon Nu—Ashland University

Epsilon Pi Chapter Scholarship

Available income from this fund will be awarded annually to an undergraduate member in good standing of Epsilon Pi Chapter at the Georgia Southern University, with special consideration to sisters who demonstrate financial need. If an undergraduate member is not eligible, the scholarship may then be awarded to a graduate member of Epsilon Pi. If no applicants from Epsilon Pi are eligible or apply, the award may be granted to any member in good standing from a Georgia chapter.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Hunter N. Dennard, Epsilon Pi—Georgia Southern University

Epsilon Tau Chapter Scholarship

Available income from this fund will be awarded annually to an undergraduate member in good standing of Epsilon Tau Chapter at Middle Tennessee State University with special consideration to members who demonstrate financial need. If an undergraduate member is not eligible, the scholarship may then be awarded to a member of Epsilon Tau who is in a graduate or continuing education program.

This scholarship will be awarded for the first time during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Eta Epsilon Chapter Scholarship

Available income from this fund will be awarded annually to an undergraduate member in good standing of Eta Epsilon Chapter at Miami University. If an undergraduate member is not eligible, the scholarship may then be awarded to a graduate member of Eta Epsilon.

This scholarship will be awarded for the first time during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Eta Phi Chapter Scholarship

The recipient of the annual scholarship awarded from the fund shall be a member in good standing of Eta Phi Chapter at Furman University. Preference should be given to undergraduate members. Should an undergraduate member not qualify, an alumna sister of Eta Phi chapter who is pursuing a graduate program may be selected.

This scholarship will be awarded for the first time during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Ethel Pearcy Masters’ West Virginia Scholarship

Income from this fund shall provide scholarships for members of a West Virginia Chapter or West Virginia residents who are members of any Alpha Delta Pi Chapter.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Madison N. Ovies, Gamma Kappa—West Virginia Wesleyan College

Frances Johnson Murrah Scholarship

This fund was established as a memorial to Frances Johnson Murrah, a long-time elementary school teacher. Income from this fund shall be used to award scholarships to undergraduate members in good standing of the Lambda Chapter at Brenau University and the Zeta Omega Chapter at the University of Central Florida.

2016-2017 Recipients:

  • Madison E. Daniel, Zeta Omega—University of Central Florida
  • Morgan Parr, Theta Psi—Rollins College
  • Julie R. Steinbauer, Theta Psi—Rollins College

Frances Poulson Hall Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship shall be awarded to an upcoming junior or senior of Zeta chapter. If there are no qualified applicants from Zeta Chapter or if Zeta chapter ceases to function, the scholarship may be awarded to any upcoming junior or senior in good standing of Alpha Delta Pi Sorority from the states of Texas or Missouri.

This scholarship will be awarded for the first time during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Gamma Chi Chapter Scholarship

Available income from this fund will be awarded annually to an undergraduate member in good standing of Gamma Chi Chapter at Texas Christian University. If an undergraduate member is not eligible, the scholarship may then be awarded to a graduate member of Gamma Chi.

This scholarship will be awarded for the first time during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Gamma Mu Chapter Scholarship

Available income from this fund will be awarded annually to an undergraduate member in good standing of Gamma Mu Chapter at Missouri State University, who exhibits financial need. If an undergraduate member is not eligible, the scholarship may then be awarded to a graduate member of Gamma Mu chapter who exhibits financial need.

This scholarship will be awarded for the first time during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Gift Mart Scholarship

Income from this fund shall provide scholarships for an undergraduate member in good standing of Alpha Delta Pi.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Casey M. Dugas, Theta Phi—University of Louisiana, Lafayette

Gus and Ernestine Medley Memorial Scholarship Fund

The recipient of the scholarship awarded from the fund shall be an undergraduate or graduate member of Alpha Delta Pi who exhibits financial need.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Ashley N. Berry, Delta Sigma—University of Mississippi

Heather R. Kornick Scholarship

The recipient of the scholarship awarded from the fund shall be an undergraduate or graduate member of Beta Alpha chapter at Indiana University. In the event that there are no qualified applicants for the scholarship in any given year, the Trustees may use available income for education and leadership programs benefiting Beta Alpha.

2016-2017 Recipients:

  • Lisa E. Boris, Beta Alpha—Indiana University
  • Stephanie L. Davenport, Beta Alpha—Indiana University (graduate)

Heather Westphal Memorial Scholarship

Established in memory of Heather Conti Westphal, a Zeta Psi alumna who passed away in a tragic accident in 2008. Income from the fund shall be used to provide scholarships for undergraduate members of Zeta Psi Chapter in her junior or senior year. Recipient must have an active role in the chapter as an officer or committee chair. Preference should be given to applicants who perform community service with the elderly.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Madison S. Landers, Zeta Psi—University of North Carolina, Greensboro

Helen Burkhart Prehn Scholarship

Income from the fund shall provide scholarships for undergraduate or graduate members of Omega Chapter at Louisiana State University, with first preference to undergraduates. If no member from Omega Chapter qualifies or applies, the award may be given to either an undergraduate or graduate member in good standing from Delta Chapter at the University of Texas, Austin.

This scholarship will be awarded for the first time during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Helen G. Snellenburg Memorial Scholarship

The recipient of the scholarship awarded from the fund shall be an undergraduate member of Beta Alpha Chapter. The recipient should demonstrate proven leadership qualities and be in need of financial assistance.

2016-2017 Recipients:

  • Kylee R. DeWitt, Beta Alpha—Indiana University
  • Haley F. Kennedy, Beta Alpha—Indiana University

Helen Newton Murray Scholarship

The recipient of the scholarship awarded from the fund shall be an undergraduate or graduate member of Alpha Delta Pi.

2016-2017 Recipients:

  • Caelyn E. Eppler, Gamma Theta—University of Mount Union
  • Jacqueline F. Jones, Zeta Pi—University of San Diego (graduate)

Helen Stoutamayer Lowrey Scholarship

Income from the fund shall provide scholarships for undergraduate (including 5th year seniors still active in chapter) or graduate scholarships to members of Alpha Pi Chapter. The recipient should demonstrate a combination of need, merit and service to Alpha Delta Pi for undergraduate study at George Washington University or for graduate study at any accredited institution in the USA or abroad.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Lauren G. Mouacdie, Alpha Pi—George Washington University

 

Hoyt-Jolley Foundation Scholarship

Income from this fund shall provide scholarships to undergraduate members of Alpha Delta Pi attending an accredited college or university in either Georgia or Florida. Other criteria include clear financial need and active participation in extracurricular activities.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Samantha J. Perlman, Delta Alpha—Emory University

Iota Chapter Scholarship Fund

Available income from this fund will be awarded annually to an undergraduate member in good standing of Iota Chapter at Florida State University. If an undergraduate member is not eligible, the scholarship may then be awarded to a graduate member of Iota.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Erin E. McCord, Iota—Florida State University

James H. Hain Scholarship

The award should be made to undergraduate members on the basis of academic accomplishment, campus/community involvement, and need. The recipient of the annual scholarship awarded from the fund shall be a member of Eta Pi Chapter at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) or Gamma Kappa Chapter at West Virginia Wesleyan College.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Lauren E. Cvechko, Gamma Kappa—West Virginia Wesleyan College

Jean Harriet Pund Bruner Scholarship Fund for Beta Nu

The recipient of the annual scholarship awarded from the fund shall be a member in good standing of Beta Nu chapter at University of Georgia. Preference should be given to undergraduate members of Beta Nu chapter, with special consideration to those who demonstrate financial need. Should an undergraduate member not qualify, an alumna sister of Beta Nu chapter who is pursuing a graduate program may be selected.

2016-2017 Recipient:
Caroline V. Tally, Beta Nu—University of Georgia

Jeanette Virginia Barrows Scholarship

Income from this fund shall be used to provide scholarships for graduate members of Alpha Theta Chapter for study at the University of Washington or any other accredited university OR to undergraduate members of Alpha Theta Chapter at the University of Washington.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Mary A. Van Hollebeke, Alpha Theta—University of Washington (graduate)

Jill Trousdale-Barr Scholarship

Established and fully endowed on April 15, 2016 by the Gamma Xi Chapter at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Available income from this fund will be awarded annually to an undergraduate member in good standing of Gamma Xi Chapter. If an undergraduate member is not eligible, the scholarship may then be awarded to a graduate member of Gamma Xi. If there are no applicants from Gamma Xi chapter, the Trustees may award the scholarship(s) to a member of Alpha Delta Pi in good standing.

This scholarship will be awarded for the first time during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Joanna Kristine Howell Scholarship

Income from these funds is to provide a scholarship for graduate or undergraduate study to alumnae or collegiate members in good standing of Beta Upsilon Chapter. First preference is given to Beta Upsilon graduate applicants majoring in any communications course of study at any accredited institution. Second preference is given Beta Upsilon graduate applicants for any course of study at any accredited institution. Third preference is given to Beta Upsilon undergraduate applicants for study at UNC Chapel Hill.

2016-2017 Recipient:
Katherine Murphy, Beta Upsilon—University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (graduate)

Kappa Chapter 75th Anniversary Scholarship

Income from this fund shall provide scholarships to junior class members of Kappa Chapter (for use during the senior year) who are in need of financial assistance to complete their education.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Chandler M. Head, Kappa—Samford University

Karle Friar Smith Scholarship

Established in June 1984 by the Little Rock and Fayetteville Alumnae Associations and Delta Delta Chapter alumnae in honor of Karle Friar Smith, Lambda – Brenau University, a local Arkansas alumna who was instrumental in the start of Delta Delta Chapter in 1957. Available income from this fund will provide scholarships to undergraduate members of Delta Delta Chapter at the University of Arkansas.

2016-2017 Recipient:
Grace A. Davis, Delta Delta—University of Arkansas

Kathryn M. Strong Scholarship

Available income from this fund will provide scholarships to graduate member in good standing at any accredited university.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Whitney C. Mohr, Delta Gamma—University of Arizona (graduate)

Leslie Friend Dalton Scholarship

The National Scholarship Committee will award the scholarship annually to an undergraduate or graduate member in good standing of Tau Chapter who have demonstrated academic success and has/is serving the chapter in a position of leadership. First preference is given to junior or senior year undergraduate members.

2016-2017 Recipient:
Megan Mandl, Tau—University of Kansas

Lucille Barksdale and Darwin S. Renner Scholarship

Income from the fund shall provide scholarships to a member of Alpha Delta pi who is a rising senior. Selection should be based on scholarship need, service to Alpha Delta Pi, and personal goals.

2016-2017 Recipients:

  • Hana R. Feiner, Gamma Omicron—Susquehanna University
  • Amber M. Sexton, Beta Psi—University of Kentucky

Marilyn Mayer Long Chapter Officer Scholarship

Income from this fund shall provide a scholarship for an undergraduate member of Alpha Delta Pi in her junior or senior year who will be serving during the year of the award as a chapter officer.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Brooke E. Almasi, Pi—Iowa State University

 

Marjorie M. and Rolf Lauritz Steberg Scholarship

The scholarship shall be awarded to an undergraduate or graduate member of Alpha Theta Chapter at the University of Washington, Upsilon Chapter at Washington State University, or Beta Kappa Chapter at the University of British Columbia who exhibits financial need.

2016-2017 Recipients:

  • Tessa Concepcion, Alpha Theta—University of Washington (graduate)
  • Emily J. Page, Upsilon—Washington State University

Mary Currier Allen Scholarship

Income from this fund shall provide undergraduate scholarships to a member in her junior or senior year on the basis of, GPA, proven leadership ability and service to the Sorority and community.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Darcy H. Dupree, Delta Omicron—East Carolina University

Mary Kelley Shearer Scholarship

Income from the fund shall provide scholarships for undergraduate members of Alpha Delta Pi exhibiting financial need. Recipient must be a rising junior or senior year, and should demonstrate academic excellence, service to Alpha Delta Pi, the college/university, and the community.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Alaina Y. Bierdz, Delta Sigma—University of Mississippi

Mary Lane Cady Scholarship

Scholarships from this fund are to be awarded for graduate school or continuing education to any Alpha Delta Pi member in good standing.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Kristen D. Brunkow, Alpha Eta—Kansas State University (graduate)

Maxine U. Blake Journalism Scholarship

Income from this fund shall provide scholarships for undergraduate members of Alpha Delta Pi majoring in journalism for use in their junior or senior year OR for graduate members in an accredited journalism program on the basis of academic excellence, financial need and service.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Camiran M. Moore, Beta Psi—University of Kentucky

Memphis Area Alumnae Association Scholarship

Established in October 2008 by the Memphis Area Alumnae Association to be used for awarding undergraduate scholarships to members in good standing of Gamma Eta chapter at the University of Memphis.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Brittany N. Wolfe, Gamma Eta—University of Memphis

Missouri State Scholarship

Income from the fund shall be used to provide scholarships to undergraduate members of Missouri chapters or undergraduate members of any chapter who graduated from a Missouri high school.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Alexis N. Hightaian, Delta Nu—Southeast Missouri State University

Myrtle McLemore Anderson Scholarship

This fund was established by Gamma Iota Chapter in honor of Myrtle McLemore Anderson’s dedicated service as Gamma Iota Chapter Advisor and House Corporation Chairman and national service in the finance area. The fund was established with an initial contribution from the Gamma Iota Chapter from their set-aside funds. The scholarship is restricted to members of Gamma Iota Chapter at the University of Florida in their junior or senior year. An additional criterion is active participation in chapter activities.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Emily J. Porterfield, Gamma Iota—University of Florida

Nanellen Lane Scholarship

Scholarships from the income of this fund shall provide scholarships to undergraduate members of Eta Chapter attending the University of Alabama.


2016-2017 Recipient:

Michaela F. McLaughlin, Eta—University of Alabama

North Carolina Lion’s Share Scholarship

The income from this fund shall be used for awarding a scholarship(s) annually to undergraduate members of North Carolina collegiate chapters. Priority is given to junior and senior members who are in financial need in order to remain in college. Other considerations are GPA and active participation in campus and/or chapter activities or leadership.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Bianca A. Farmer, Theta Epsilon—Methodist University

Pat Johnson Evans Scholarship

The scholarship shall be awarded to an undergraduate member of Beta Omega at Auburn University, with first preference to members who are currently serving or have served as a chapter officer, maintain a 3.0 minimum grade point average, and are recommended by the chapter’s executive board.

2016-2017 Recipient:
Hayes Vinson, Beta Omega—Auburn University

Pi Chapter Anniversary Scholarship

Income from this fund shall be used to provide scholarships for members of Pi Chapter, for use in the senior year, who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and proven leadership qualities. Financial need shall only be considered in case of a tie.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Audra J. Kincart, Pi—Iowa State University

Renee Bailey Iacona Scholarship

To be used for the awarding of a scholarship to a member in good standing of Alpha Delta Pi for undergraduate or graduate study at any accredited university pursuing a degree in math, science, or technology related field. A cumulative GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale must be met.

This scholarship will be awarded for the first time during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Ruth Pretty Palmer Scholarship

To be used for the awarding of a scholarship (or scholarships) to a member in good standing of Alpha Delta Pi for undergraduate or graduate study at any accredited university, or for continuing education study at any location in the United States or Canada.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Jordan M. Miles, Delta Phi—University of Missouri, Kansas City (graduate)

Sigma Chapter Scholarship

Established in January 2015 by the Sigma Chapter at University of Illinois. Available income from this fund will be awarded annually to an undergraduate member in good standing of Sigma Chapter. If an undergraduate member is not eligible, the scholarship may then be awarded to a graduate member of Sigma Chapter.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Sharon D. Kirchner, Sigma—University of Illinois

Southerland Long Scholarship

Scholarships from the income of this fund shall provide scholarships for undergraduate members of Beta Upsilon Chapter (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill) in her junior or senior year. Additionally, the recipient should demonstrate leadership qualities and demonstrate financial need.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Katherine Murphy, Beta Upsilon—University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (graduate)

Suzanne Bowmall Spear Scholarship

Available income from this fund will be awarded annually to an undergraduate member in good standing of Omicron Chapter at Duke University. If an undergraduate member is not eligible, the scholarship may then be awarded to a graduate member of Omicron. If there are no applicants from Omicron chapter, the Trustees may award the scholarship(s) to a member of Alpha Delta Pi in good standing.

This scholarship will be awarded for the first time during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Theta Beta Chapter Scholarship

Available income from this fund will be awarded annually to an undergraduate member in good standing of Theta Beta Chapter at Coastal Carolina University. If an undergraduate member is not eligible, the scholarship may then be awarded to a graduate member of Theta Beta. In the event that there are no qualified applicants for the scholarship any member attending a South Carolina chapter may be selected. If there are no applicants from Theta Beta or South Carolina, the Trustees may award the scholarship to any member of Alpha Delta Pi in good standing.

This scholarship will be awarded for the first time during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Theta Delta Chapter Scholarship

The recipient of the annual scholarship awarded from the fund shall be a member of Theta Delta Chapter at University of Delaware. Preference should be given to undergraduate members of Theta Delta Chapter, with special consideration to those who demonstrate financial need. Should an undergraduate member not qualify, an alumna sister of Theta Delta chapter who is pursuing a graduate program may be selected. Preference should be given to women who demonstrate financial need.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Naomi R. Franko, Theta Delta—University of Delaware

Virginia T. Cooney General Scholarship Fund

Per the instruction of Mrs. Cooney’s last will and testament, income from the fund can be used to provide scholarships for graduate, undergraduate and continuing education study for members of Alpha Delta Pi in good standing.

2016-2017 Recipients:

  • Elizabeth M. Foster, Beta Psi—University of Kentucky
  • Sayrah K. Jones, Epsilon Delta—Western Kentucky University (graduate)
  • Emme K. Long, Zeta Delta—University of Montevallo
  • Anna E. Mukamal, Omicron—Duke University
  • Lindsey C. Pierce, Epsilon Tau—Middle Tennessee State University (graduate)
  • Nicole L. Zeman, Delta Pi—Ripon College

Virginia Rosenberg Stafford Scholarship

Income from this fund shall be used for scholarships for members of Alpha Delta Pi who are currently serving as National elected or appointed officers, committee chairs, committee members or chapter advisory board members and who intend to continue service during the term of the award. The award will be made for graduate or continuing education study at an accredited college or university.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Alicia Beach Wittmer, Epsilon Delta—Western Kentucky University (graduate)

Xi Chapter Scholarship

Available income from this fund will be awarded annually to an undergraduate member in good standing of Xi Chapter at Ohio University. If an undergraduate member is not eligible, the scholarship may then be awarded to a graduate member of Xi.

This scholarship will be awarded for the first time during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Zeta Chi Chapter Scholarship

This scholarship shall be awarded to a junior or senior undergraduate member of Zeta Chi Chapter at Baylor University. The recipient should have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale and shall obtain a letter of recommendation from any professor or faculty member at Baylor University who is familiar with the applicant’s accomplishments with special emphasis on leadership and academic performance. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated financial needs.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Jenna Itani, Zeta Chi—Baylor University

Zeta Iota Chapter Scholarship

Available income from this fund will be awarded annually to an undergraduate member in good standing of Zeta Iota Chapter. If an undergraduate member is not eligible, the scholarship may then be awarded to a graduate member of Zeta Iota. In the event that there are no qualified applicants for the scholarship any member in good standing from a Georgia chapter may be selected. If there are no applicants from Zeta Iota or a Georgia chapter, the Trustees may award the scholarship(s) to a member of Alpha Delta Pi in good standing.

2016-2017 Recipient:

Sarah A. Miller, Zeta Iota—Georgia College and State University

Zeta Mu Chapter Scholarship

Available income from this fund will be awarded annually to an undergraduate member in good standing of Zeta Mu Chapter of Appalachian State University. If there are no undergraduate members, the award may be given to a graduate member of Zeta Mu chapter.

This scholarship will be awarded for the first time during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Zeta Omega House Corporation Scholarship

Established and fully endowed on April 30, 2016 by the Zeta Omega Chapter House Corporation at the University of Central Florida. Available income from this fund will be awarded annually to an undergraduate member in good standing of Zeta Omega Chapter. If there are no undergraduate members, the award may be given to a graduate member of Zeta Omega chapter.

This scholarship will be awarded for the first time during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Zeta Sigma Chapter Scholarship

Available income from this fund will be awarded annually to an undergraduate member in good standing of Zeta Sigma Chapter at College of Charleston. If an undergraduate member is not eligible, the scholarship may then be awarded to a graduate member of Zeta Sigma.

This scholarship will be awarded for the first time during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Zeta Upsilon Chapter Scholarship

Available income from this fund will be awarded annually to an undergraduate member in good standing of Zeta Upsilon Chapter at Oakland University. If an undergraduate member is not eligible, the scholarship may then be awarded to a graduate member of Zeta Upsilon.

This scholarship will be awarded for the first time during the 2017-2018 academic year.

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