Six Scholarship Opportunities for Sorority Women in 2020
INDIANAPOLIS — The National Panhellenic Conference Foundation (NPC Foundation) today announced it is now accepting scholarship applications for awards in 2020. The NPC Foundation will offer six scholarships totaling $7,000. Scholarship opportunities are available for undergraduate and graduate students.
View scholarship information and apply. Applications are due March 15, 2020.
“The promotion of academic excellence, Panhellenic excellence and college affordability remain top advocacy priorities for NPC and its member organizations,” said Ann Brookshire, a member of Pi Beta Phi and president of the NPC Foundation Board of Trustees. “The NPC Foundation is pleased to play a role in advancing these priorities by offering scholarships to reduce college costs for sorority women who have contributed to the success of their Panhellenic communities and demonstrated a commitment to high academic achievement. We look forward to reviewing the applications and announcing the recipients in late spring 2020.”
The six NPC Foundation scholarship opportunities are listed below.
Alpha Phi/Betty Mullins Jones Scholarship
The Alpha Phi/Betty Mullins Jones Scholarship established by the Alpha Phi Foundation to honor Betty Mullins Jones’ commitment to the National Panhellenic Conference. This scholarship is awarded annually to a collegiate Panhellenic woman who has worked to further her fraternal community’s reputation on her campus and who embodies the values of sisterhood, philanthropy and scholarship. This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a woman who makes a difference in sorority life by serving on her College Panhellenic.
Carole Jurenko Jones Scholarship
The Carole Jurenko Jones Scholarship, established by Alpha Omicron Pi, honors Carole Jones’ commitment to the National Panhellenic Conference, including serving as NPC chairman. This $1,000 scholarship is awarded annually to a collegiate member in good standing of a NPC member organization who has served in a chapter or Panhellenic leadership role. It also may be awarded to an alumna in good standing who demonstrates Panhellenic spirit, outstanding service and leadership to her campus or community.
Elizabeth Ahlemeyer Quick/Gamma Phi Beta Scholarship
The Elizabeth Ahlemeyer Quick/Gamma Phi Beta Scholarship was established to honor Betty Quick’s long and devoted service to both NPC and Gamma Phi Beta. This $2,000 scholarship is awarded annually to a collegiate member in good standing of one of the NPC member organizations. Nomination is required by College Panhellenic and the nominee must have displayed outstanding service to her local College Panhellenic. The collegiate member must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average and plan to enroll as a full-time junior or senior (as defined by the school) for the upcoming academic year.
Mary Louise Roller Scholarship
Named for Mary Louise Roller, this scholarship originally was funded by a grant from Alpha Omicron Pi in honor of Mrs. Roller’s 33-year tenure on Alpha Omicron Pi’s Panhellenic Delegation. The Mary Louise Roller Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship and will be awarded to an undergraduate woman who plans to attend graduate school the following fall. Each recipient shall have displayed outstanding service to her local College Panhellenic during her undergraduate years. Each College Panhellenic may nominate one candidate per year.
Phoenix Panhellenic Association Centennial Scholarship
Funded in honor of the Phoenix Panhellenic Association’s centennial, this $1,000 scholarship is awarded annually. The preferred recipient shall be a collegiate or alumna member in good standing of a Panhellenic organization who lives in or is enrolled in a college or university located in the state of Arizona. Or, it may be awarded to a collegiate or alumnae member in good standing regardless of state of residence or enrollment.
Sigma Kappa Courage and Conviction Scholarship
The Sigma Kappa Courage and Conviction Scholarship was funded by Sigma Kappa in honor of Donna Crain King’s service as 2015-17 NPC chairman. It is a $1,000 scholarship awarded annually. The scholarship will be awarded to a collegiate or alumna member in good standing of a Panhellenic organization and who has achieved a minimum 3.0 GPA, displayed significant service or contributions to her chapter, university or community at large, and demonstrated noteworthy “courage and conviction.”
About the National Panhellenic Conference Foundation (NPC Foundation)
Established in 1995, the National Panhellenic Conference Foundation promotes values and ethics for sorority women and encourages all members to be active and responsible leaders in their communities. The NPC Foundation’s mission is supported through the sponsorship of NPC educational and charitable programs. (npcwomen.org/foundation)
About the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC)
NPC, one of the largest organizations advocating for women, is the umbrella group for 26 national and international sororities. NPC sororities are located on nearly 670 campuses with nearly 400,000 undergraduate members in nearly 3,350 chapters. Alumnae are represented in more than 3,500 associations throughout the world. For more information, including a complete list of NPC sororities, visit npcwomen.org or find NPC on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.