Applicants must live in the Houston area or attend a school in our service area. The Scholarship Committee evaluates candidates based on community service, academic achievement, a personal statement, a written essay, an interview and letters of recommendation, and financial need based on information provided with the application. Community Service is the essential component of the award. All applicants must plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two or four-year college/university in the summer or in the year of the award.
HMAC provides payment of all scholarship money, on behalf of the recipient, directly to the college or university where the recipient is enrolled. HMAC scholarship awards may only be used to pay tuition, room and board, and fees. Students may apply for the HMAC scholarship, even if they have applied for or received scholarship awards from any other source, including other chapters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. The scholarship will only be granted for the academic that it is awarded.
To apply for a scholarship, you may download an application, complete it, and mail it along with all of the necessary documentation (essay, personal statement, letters of recommendation, photo, and official transcript) to the address provided on the application.
Mail the application and supporting documentation to:
Houston Metropolitan Alumnae Chapter
P.O. Box 56108
Houston, TX 77256-6108
A detailed listing of available scholarships can be found Here.
All applications are due by April 1st of each award year. The deadline for 2020 has been extended to April 15, 2020.