Grants and Loans

Following is an overview of the grants and loans given by the Delta Gamma Foundation.

Service for Sight Grants

Service for Sight Grants are given across North America to support the mission of the Service for Sight philanthropic program, including experiences, equipment, educational programming and more. See a list of our most recent grant recipients.

Grant applications are due by January 15 each year.

Anchor Grants

Anchor Grants help Delta Gamma sisters who find themselves in an extreme financial situation created by job loss, health crisis, natural disaster, or other 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 cannot be used to pay Fraternity dues.

Anchor Grants are awarded throughout the year, as available, and must be filled out and mailed to Delta Gamma Executive Offices.

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.

For questions, contact or call 1-800-644-5414.

Sisters Helping Sisters: A Need-Based Scholarship Program

Need-Based Scholarships are for collegiate members who have proven financial need.

Need-Based Scholarships are given throughout the year. Applications are received online through the SmarterSelect website. For more information about the eligibility requirements, tips for submitting your application and our FAQ, check out our guide here!

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 roles in her collegiate chapter and alumnae group, campus and community involvement and required recommendations. For questions or for more information contact Director of Scholarships and Fellowships at

Graduate fellowship applications are due annually by April 1.

Undergraduate Merit-Based Scholarships

Delta Gamma merit-based scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis to qualified, initiated members pursuing undergraduate degrees. Candidates must have a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent. Selection is based on scholastic excellence, Delta Gamma involvement, campus involvement, service, work experience and essays. For more information, access our NEW Scholarship Application Instruction Guide.

Undergraduate merit-based scholarship applications are due annually by March 1.

Honor Society Rebates

The Delta Gamma Foundation recognizes the outstanding academic achievement of collegiate members by paying up to $50 toward their initiation fees upon induction in to the following national academic honor societies:

Alpha Chi Phi Kappa Phi
Beta Gamma Sigma Pi Kappa Lambda
Gamma Sigma Alpha Tau Beta Pi
Phi Beta Kappa

Rebate forms are accepted all year.

Student Loans

A one-time, interest-free student loan, up to $2,000, is available to initiated members attending accredited educational institutions. Though interest-free, 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 all year.

Dawson Student Loans

Dawson Student Loans are available for sisters, sons and daughters of Delta Gammas.

Contact the Foundation Accountant at for more information.

Use the Student Loan Application to apply.

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