Richelle S. Clark Scholarship - St. Louis Metropolitan Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
The Richelle S. Clark Scholarship represents the Power of Delta’s 22 Founders by awarding up to $1,000 for tuition, books, or living expenses to a female undergraduate student or high school student applying to college/university pursuing a career in healthcare. This scholarship encourages women to continue a pursuit of excellence throughout their scholastic endeavors.
Richelle S Clark was a Charter member of the St. Louis Metropolitan Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Soror Clark had an impeccable record of leadership and advocacy for quality public health as a Nurse. Throughout her career, she was committed to community health in St. Louis. She served as the assistant director of health and hospitals for the City of St. Louis Department of Health and has held a number of other healthcare positions within local hospitals, agencies and the city school district. She worked more than 10 years overseeing health services for St. Louis Public Schools followed by serving as co-director of the Center of Community and Health Partnerships with The Institute of Public Health at Washington University. As a charter member of St. Louis Metropolitan Alumnae Chapter, she led with grace, kindness, generosity, patience and tenacity. Her commitment to Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. was immeasurable. She was truly a jewel to our sorority and her legacy will live on.
- Female student
- African American
- Undergraduate student currently attending a 4-year college/university, 2-year community college or high school senior applying for a 4-year college/university, 2-year community college pursuing a career in healthcare.
- Enrolled full-time (at least 12 credit hours)
- 2.75 GPA or higher
- Completed at least 40 hours of community service in the last 24 months
- Resident of the St. Louis Metropolitan area – St. Louis city, the Missouri counties of St. Louis, Franklin, Jefferson, Lincoln, St. Charles, or Warren, and the Illinois counties of Bond, Calhoun, Clinton, Jersey, Macoupin, Madison, Monroe, or St. Clair.
Each applicant is eligible for one scholarship from SLMAC, during this current scholarship year. For information about applying for a scholarship, email the Scholarship Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Supplemental Questions
- Are you a child of a current member of the St. Louis Metropolitan Alumnae chapter?
- Please upload your most recent OFFICIAL transcript.
- Please upload a recent photo of yourself. Make sure it is a professional looking headshot.
- Upload a letter verifying your participation in at least 40 hours of community service. Letter should be on official letterhead and signed by supervisor.
- ESSAY: Please provide a situation where you demonstrated selflessness to your fellow man/woman? In this situation, describe how you empowered them while showing compassion.
- SCHOLARSHIP CENTRAL RECOMMENDATION: Enter the name and e-mail address of an instructor, counselor, advisor, supervisor or other similarly qualified individual who will submit a recommendation on your behalf. NOTE: As the applicant, it is your responsibility to inform that person to watch for an email sent on your behalf that will explain how to complete this process.
- How did you learn about this scholarship opportunity?
- APPLICANT SIGNATURE: By entering my full name below, I authorize St. Louis Metropolitan Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and its agents to examine, verify and discuss my academic and/or financial records and other information which applies to the consideration of this application. I certify that all answers are accurate and truthful to the best of my knowledge, and that all information in the application and essays are my own work.
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