Delta Kappa Gamma International Beta Chapter Scholarship Fund

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 15

Friday
Awarded By:

Berks County Community Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  3. Must be a female.
  4. Must have graduated from one of the public high schools in Berks County, Pennsylvania.
  5. Must be entering her senior year of college.
  6. Must attend one of the following institutions: Albright College, Alvernia University, Kutztown University, or Penn State Berks Campus.
  7. Must be working to obtain her four-year degree in elementary or secondary education.
  8. Must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is open to U.S. female college juniors who graduated from one of the public high schools in Berks County, Penn., and currently attend certain postsecondary institutions in Berks County. Students must be pursuing a degree in elementary or secondary education and have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

Application requirements for the Delta Kappa Gamma International Beta Chapter Scholarship Fund are:

  • Application form
  • Essay
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letters (2)
Additional Information: All applicants will be notified in May. Berks County Community Foundation employees, board members and/or committee members are not eligible to apply for or be nominated for a scholarship offered by Berks County Community Foundation, nor are their immediate family members. However, immediate family members are eligible to be nominated and recognized as the recipient of a scholarship, but without the financial award of the scholarship. Immediate families include spouses; children, stepchildren, grandchildren, stepgrandchildren, and their respective spouses; siblings and their spouses; and ancestors. The ineligibility period for Berks County Community Foundation board members or employees and their family members extends five years after board service or employment terminates. The ineligibility period for committee members who are not Berks County Community Foundation staff or board is in effect only during their term of service and is only related to the committee on which they make decisions.

Award Amount: $1,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, March 15

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, March 15

Applications are available on the Berks County Community Foundation (BCCF) website. All applicants must apply via the BCCF online application. Students must create an account to access the application. As part of the application, the student will be required to submit the following materials: an essay of 250 to 500 words that addresses the topic "What motivated you to become a teacher, and what do you hope/expect to accomplish with your teaching degree?"; her most recent college transcript; and contact information for a college professor and an administrator, teacher, or guidance counselor at her former high school. These persons must be willing to write a letter of recommendation on her behalf. The recommender will receive instructions via email for submitting the letter. Applications must be submitted by the deadline date.
Contact: Leta Doganes
Address: 237 Court St. Reading, Pennsylvania 19601

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