The Sigma Delta Tau Foundation is pleased to offer annual educational scholarships
to assist outstanding undergraduate and graduate sisters with tuition expenses
as they pursue their educational goals!

Scholarships are funded through the generosity of our donors, including alumnae,
collegiate leaders, chapters and friends of the Foundation.

Scholarship applications accepted December 1 – March 1 of each year

General Eligibility:

  • Undergraduate and graduate members of Sigma Delta Tau in good standing with their chapters and the organization
  • Full-time students enrolled in an accredited institution pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree
  • Applicants must be an initiated member of SDT for at least one academic year
  • Applications will not be considered once the portal closes
  • Applicants who have already received two SDT Foundation scholarships are ineligible

Applicant scores will be weighted in the following areas:

  • financial need
  • chapter involvement
  • scholastic achievement
  • campus/community involvement
  • overall application quality

View the application:

It is recommended that you use this PDF version of the application prep your answers and gather needed information prior to beginning your application in the online portal.

Undergraduate Application

Graduate Application

Access to online portal:

Undergraduate Application Portal

Graduate Application Portal

Please contact Kristen Jackson at with questions.

Scholarship Opportunities

Currently, the Foundation offers the following awards exclusively to sisters of Sigma Delta Tau.

Chapter-Specific Scholarships

  • Brandi Gurwitch Memorial Scholarship for Chi Chapter
  • Debbie Reduce Eleftheriou Scholarship for Beta Tau
  • Deborah Hoffman Memorial Scholarship for Alpha Iota/Alpha Mu Chapters
  • Melissa Sarkis Memorial Scholarship for Gamma Chi Chapter
  • Marissa Altman Gottfried Scholarship for Gamma Eta Chapter
  • Amy Apfel Tishman Scholarship for Alpha Chapter
  • Alpha Beta Chapter Scholarship for University of Rhode Island
  • Upsilon Chapter Scholarship for Indiana University
  • Ruth Metzger Katz Scholarship for Kappa Chapter
  • Beth Metzger Gruber Scholarship for Phi Chapter
  • Sunflower Scholarship in memory of Pricilla Perez Torres benefiting Gamma Mu, Northeastern
  • Chapter Extension Scholarship (extension or colonization within chapter’s first two years)

Major-Specific Scholarship

  • Miriam Rosenbloum Grant Scholarship for Journalism

Volunteerism Scholarship

  • Joan Ellis Shatkin Scholarship

General Scholarships

  • Regene Freund Cohane Scholarship
  • Ilene Rabinowitz Fleischmann Scholarship
  • Ruth Coine Scholarship
  • Sheila Garon Schwartz/Helene P. Garon Scholarship
  • Belle Korschak Goldstrich Scholarship
  • Harriet Appelman Beck Scholarship
  • Ruth Neuman Jacobson Scholarship
  • Judith Rubenstein Rosenberg Scholarship
  • Frances Alder Schwartz Scholarship
  • Trudy Kirchhausen Turkel Scholarship
  • Maxine Foreman Zarrow/Gail Zarrow Richards Scholarship
  • Xi Scholarship
  • Sister-to-Sister Scholarship
  • National Council Grant
  • SDT Foundation Scholarships

If you would like to establish a scholarship fund in your name please contact Kristen at 317-846-7747 or