Nominate for the H.K. Stuart Spirit of Service Award 

The H.K. Stuart Spirit of Service Award is reserved for collegiate chapters and alumnae groups that evidence the spirit of dedication and service, which is exemplified in the life of H.K. Stuart, Kappa-Nebraska. The award is presented every Convention year to at least one collegiate chapter and one alumnae group. The recipients of the award for 2020 will be announced at Convention in St. Louis, this June. The chapter/group must include service from May 1, 2018-May 1, 2020. Applications must be completed online by May 1, 2020.

Nominate an alumnae group.

Nominate a collegiate chapter.

Apply for Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans

Sisters Helping Sisters: A Need-Based Scholarship Program

The Delta Gamma Foundation supports collegiate members who have proven financial need and student loan debt through our Sisters Helping Sisters: A Need-Based Scholarship Program. Applications are reviewed and awarded on a rolling basis from August 1 –April 1

Applications are temporarily closed and will reopen as funds become available.

Undergraduate Merit-Based Scholarships

Merit-Based Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis to qualified, initiated members pursuing undergraduate degrees. For the 2018-2019 academic year 384 collegians received merit-based scholarships. For more information on the application, eligibility requirements, and selection criteria click here.

Applications for the 2020-21 academic year are now closed. Applicants will be notified in July.

Graduate Fellowships

Delta Gamma Foundation graduate fellowships are awarded on a competitive basis to qualified initiated members pursuing graduate/professional degrees. Selection is based on scholastic excellence, contributions to chosen field, past and current Delta Gamma activities and leadership, and campus and community involvement. For the 2018-2019 academic year 33 graduate members received merit-based fellowships. For questions or more information contact the Director of Scholarships and Fellowships at

Applications for the 2020-21 academic year are now open and should be submitted through SmarterSelect. The application deadline is April 15. 

Anchor Grants

Anchor Grants help Delta Gamma sisters who find themselves in extreme, unexpected life circumstances. To apply for an Anchor Grant, you must be an initiated Delta Gamma member and in good standing with the Fraternity. Anchor Grants are awarded throughout the year, as funds are available.

If you are applying due to a personal emergency (medical situation or other severe personal or family situation) please download our Anchor Grant: Personal Emergency Application.

If you are applying due to a natural disaster please download our Anchor Grant: Natural Disaster Application.

Student Loans

The Delta Gamma Foundation offers one-time, interest-free student loan, up to $2,000, to initiated members toward their educational expenses. Loan payments begin three months after graduation or leaving school, repaid in 25 monthly installments of $80. The entire amount borrowed must be repaid. Loans cannot be used to pay Delta Gamma Fraternity dues. Student loan applications are accepted throughout the year.

Dawson Student Loans

Dawson Student Loans are available for sisters, sons and daughters of Delta Gammas. The Delta Gamma Foundation offers these one-time, interest-free student loan, up to $2,000, toward the students' educational expenses. Dawson Student Loan Applications are accepted throughout the year.

Service for Sight Grants

The Foundation is committed to supporting organizations that share our mission of Service for Sight. For the 2018-2019 fiscal year, the Foundation awarded 60 Service for Sight grants totaling $500,000 to national organizations to fund programs benefiting the blind and visually impaired community. To learn more about our grant criteria click here.

Service for Sight grant applications open in October and due by January 15 each year. 

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