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 Lillian Pierce Benbow Scholarship

The Oakland East Bay Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., a community service organization of college and university women, is offering scholarships to deserving African-American high school seniors.  Students seeking admission to a four-year college or university are eligible and strongly encourages to apply for the scholarships:


Application will be reviewed using the following criteria:

  1. 3.00 cumulative grade point average or higher;
  2. An official sealed copy of your high school transcript
  3. Demonstrated community service
  4. Leadership ability
  5. Financial need
  6. Two letters of recommendation (letters for a teacher, counselor and/or administrator are suggested)
  7. Brief 750 word persuasive essay describing goals, needs and future plans
  8. Application and essay must be legible, neat and written in blue or black ink, or typewritten
  9. SAT score


2019 Deadline: April 15, 2019



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