The Sigma Delta Tau Foundation is pleased to offer annual educational scholarships to assist outstanding undergraduate and graduate sisters with the high cost of college. Scholarships are funded through the generosity of our donors, including alumnae, collegians, friends of the Foundation, and corporate sponsors.


Applications accepted January 1, 2017-April 1, 2017

Recipients will be announced by July 1, 2017


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 who have already received two SDT Foundation scholarships are ineligible.
  • Applicants must be an initiated member of SDT for at least one semester
  • Applications will not be considered once the portal closes on April 1, 2017.

Recipients are selected on the basis of financial need, scholastic record, SDT leadership and participation, and campus/community service.

Applicant scores will be weighted in the following areas:

  • 40% financial need
  • 20% chapter involvement
  • 20% scholastic achievement
  • 10% campus/community involvement
  • 10% overall application


Helpful Links:

Before you apply

Scholarship FAQ

Undergraduate sample application

Graduate sample application


Apply Now

Click here to apply for undergraduate scholarships

Click here to apply for graduate scholarships


Please contact Kristen Jackson at if you need further information.



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

Regene Freund Cohane Scholarship
Ilene Rabinowitz Fleischmann Scholarship
Miriam Rosenbloum Grant Scholarship for Journalism
Sheila Garon Schwartz/Helene P. Garon Scholarship
Belle Korschak Goldstrich Scholarship
Brandi Gurwitch Memorial Scholarship for Chi Chapter
Harriet Appelman Beck Scholarship
Ruth Neuman Jacobson Scholarship
Judith Rubenstein Rosenberg Scholarship
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
Frances Alder Schwartz Scholarship
Joan Ellis Shatkin Scholarship
Amy Apfel Tishman Scholarship for Alpha Chapter
Trudy Kirchhausen Turkel Scholarship
Maxine Foreman Zarrow/Gail Zarrow Richards Scholarship
Alpha Beta Chapter Scholarship for University of Rhode Island
Upsilon Chapter Scholarship for Indiana University
Ruth Metzger Katz Scholarship for Kappa Chapter
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 ext. 2110 or