Since its founding in 1913 Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. has clearly distinguished itself as a public service organization that boldly confronts the challenges of African Americans and, hence, all Americans. Over the years, a wide range of programs addressing education, health, international development, and strengthening of the African American family have evolved. In realizing its mission, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. provides an extensive array of public service initiatives through its Five-Point Program Thrust of Economic Development, Educational Development, International Awareness and Involvement, Physical and Mental Health, and Political Awareness and Involvement.
Judith R. Harris Scholarship
The Judith R. Harris Scholarship is for students of color attending Albuquerque and Rio Rancho schools. Judith was an integral part of the Albuquerque Alumnae, always lending a helping hand and embodying the very spirit and essence of the principles of Delta Sigma Theta, Sorority, Incorporated. The award amount varies by year and can be used for college expenses. The scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, and can be used at two or four-year institutions. Family members of the Albuquerque Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta are not eligible. Scholarship applications are available each spring.
We are now accepting applications for the 2018 Judith R. Harris Scholarship. This scholarship is for students of color attending Albuquerque and Rio Rancho schools. Download the application here, 2018 DST Judith R Harris Scholarship Application. Mail application to: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Albuquerque Alumnae Chapter Attn: Scholarship Committee P.O. Box 27044 Albuquerque, New Mexico 87125. Applications must be postmarked by Friday, January 19, 2018. Late applications will not be accepted.
International Awareness and Involvement
Physical and Mental Health
Political Awareness and Involvement
In Our Community
Each year we volunteer our time and talents to several local organizations including the Albuquerque Rescue Mission, Susan G. Komen Foundation, and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. We also have signature programs such as our African-American Read–In, Dress–4–Success Clothing Drive and Step–2–Success Shoe Drive. Our Delta Red Carpet events serve to make sure that we help to maintain an arts and culture presence within our community. Look for program announcements on our home page.