Grants, Scholarships and Internships
The Delta Research and Educational Foundation (DREF) provides opportunities in keeping with our mission to promote research which identifies and fashions solutions to issues affecting African American women and their families, nationally and globally, through funding and support of the charitable and educational programs of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and collaborative organizations.
Scholarships and Internships
DREF will award scholarships and internships to student applicants either entering college or continuing their academic programs. Students must meet both academic and community service requirements. Scholarship award announcements will be made during the month of May.
Annual Community Empowerment Grantmaking Program
The Delta Research and Educational Foundation (DREF) awards Community Empowerment grants to chapters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (the Sorority) and community-based organizations with similar missions and goals as those of the Sorority, DREF and its Center for Research on African American Women. The next grant cycle will focus on the following areas:
- Civic Engagement
- Educational Development
- Financial Literacy
- Health and Wellness
- International Awareness and Involvement
Grant awards will range from $500 to $1,500 based on the rating score received.