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Mission

It is the mission of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. to enhance the quality of life for women and their families in the U.S. and globally through community service, civil, and social action. Our goal is to achieve greater progress in the areas of education, health awareness, and leadership development. Our members, affiliates, staff, and community partners work to create and support initiatives that align with our vision.

Vision

We visualize a world in which all women and their families reach their full potential in all aspects of life and are able to create unlimited opportunities for future generations.

Scholarship

In keeping with the mission and vision of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc, Theta Sigma Sigma continuously seeks to provide opportunities for ladies of the next generation to be greater.

All young women of our service area (NY resident of Dutchess, Orange, Ulster, Westchester, and Rockland Counties) who are graduating high school seniors and have demonstrated their ability to lead are encouraged to apply for this year's award.

Application Requirements

  • An official high school transcript

  • College acceptance letter(s)

  • 500 word essay. Choose one (1) of the following topics . . .

    • You are living through a pandemic. How has this shaped who you are today? Please mention any specific experiences that have helped shape you.

    • If you could change one thing to better your community, what would it be? Why is it important and how would you contribute to this change?

    • Topic of your choice

  • 2-3 min Video Recording of yourself answering the following . . .

    • Your name

    • How have you contributed to your community?

    • How will this scholarship help you?

    • What has been your greatest achievement or something you are proud of?

  • Two (2) 1-page letters of recommendation from the following:

    • Academic reference (teacher or school counselor)

    • Character reference (pastor, coach, employer, mentor). This CANNOT be a family member.

    • If you are a Rhoer you will need a recommendation letter from any financially active Soror.

    • All letters should be addressed to TSS Scholarship Committee

Check back often for updates on 2023 application news!

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