View a comprehensive list of Foundation application and nomination deadlines here.

Service for Sight Grants

The Foundation is committed to supporting organizations that share our mission of Service for Sight. In the 2020-2021 fiscal year, the Foundation awarded 62Service for Sight grants totaling $355,000 to national organizations to fund programs benefiting the blind and visually impaired community. To learn more about our grant criteria click here.

2022 Service for Sight grant applications are open and will close January 14, 2022. The application can be found here.

Merit-Based Undergraduate Scholarships

Merit-based undergraduate scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis to qualified, initiated members pursuing undergraduate degrees. For the 2020-2021 academic year 376 collegians received merit-based scholarships. Please review the Merit-Based Scholarship Application Guide and Navigating Your Merit-Based Scholarship Application for more information on the application process, eligibility requirements and selection criteria. For a list of available merit-based scholarships (both endowed and one-time), please click here.

Applications are now open and will close on March 1, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern. Applications can be found here.

Merit-Based 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, and campus and community involvement. For the 2020-21 academic year 23 graduate members received merit-based fellowships. For questions or more information contact the Director of Scholarships and Fellowships at

Applications are now open and will close on April 1, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern. Applications can be found here.

Sisters Helping Sisters: Need-Based Scholarships

The Delta Gamma Foundation supports collegiate members who have proven financial need and student loan debt through our Sisters Helping Sisters: Need-Based Scholarships. Scholarships are awarded to qualified applicants on a first come, first served basis, as funds permit. 

Applications are now open and are accepted on a rolling basis. Applications will remain available as funds permit.

Crisis Grants

Crisis Grants (formerly Anchor Grants) help Delta Gamma sisters who find themselves in extreme, unexpected life circumstances. To apply for an Crisis Grant, you must be an initiated Delta Gamma member and in good standing with the Fraternity. Crisis Grants are awarded throughout the year, as funds are available.

Interest-Free Student Loans

Student loans are no longer offered. If you are a current loan recipient and have questions about your loan, please contact the Foundation Accounting Manager at  

Leadership Awards

A Delta Gamma who has made and is continuing to make a significant leadership contribution to their community, place of worship, state/province, nation or world in an area of philanthropic service. Activities must have taken place within at least the last five years to be eligible for consideration. The deadline to apply is February 15, 2022.

Catherine Stuart Schmoker Principled Alumna Leadership Award
This award is presented during Convention years to a Delta Gamma alumna member in good standing. 

Click here to nominate now!

Theta Chapter of Delta Gamma Fraternity Collegiate Leadership Award honoring Patricia Peterson Danielson
This award will be given to a Delta Gamma collegian who is still an undergraduate, has graduated at the most recent commencement event or who has finished all course work and will graduate at the next scheduled commencement event at their University.

Click here to nominate now!

Faculty Award

Nominate your favorite professor for the Delta Gamma Foundation Outstanding Faculty Award! This award will tell your professor just how great they are and give your school the recognition it deserves. The winning professor receives an unrestricted grant. Nominations are due February 15, but we bet the professor you’re nominating would tell you to get started early…. so get the process started by clicking here.

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