View a comprehensive list of Foundation application and nomination deadlines here.

Undergraduate Merit-Based Scholarships

Merit-Based Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis to qualified, initiated members pursuing undergraduate degrees. For the 2020-2021 academic year 376 collegians received merit-based scholarships. Please review the Merit-Based Scholarship Application Guide and Navigating Your Merit-Based Scholarship Application for more information on the application process, eligibility requirements and selection criteria.

Applications open in December each year and close on March 1. Applications for the 2021-22 academic year are now closed. Applicants will be notified later this summer.

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 2020-21 academic year 23 graduate members received merit-based fellowships. For questions or more information contact the Director of Scholarships and Fellowships at scholarshipfellowship@deltagamma.org

Applications open in December each year and close on April 1. Applications for the 2021-22 academic year are now closed. Applicants will be notified later this summer.

Crisis Grants

Crisis Grants (formerly Anchor Grants) help Delta Gamma sisters who find themselves in extreme, unexpected life circumstances. To apply for an Crisis Grant, you must be an initiated Delta Gamma member and in good standing with the Fraternity. Crisis 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 Crisis Grant: Personal Emergency Application.

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

Sisters Helping Sisters:
Need-Based Scholarships

The Delta Gamma Foundation supports collegiate members who have proven financial need and student loan debt through our Sisters Helping Sisters: Need-Based Scholarships. Scholarships are awarded to qualified applicants on a first come, first served basis, as funds permit. 

Applications are currently closed and will open August 1 for the 2021-2022 academic year.

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. In the 2019-2020 fiscal year, the Foundation awarded 63 Service for Sight grants totaling $484,000 to national organizations to fund programs benefiting the blind and visually impaired community. To learn more about our grant criteria click here.

2021 Service for Sight grant applications are now closed.

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