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Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. is celebrating its 100 year anniversary in 2022. Their motto is "Greater Service, Greater Progress". To celebrate this major milestone, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority National Education Fund, Inc. (NEF) & Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. have partnered to create 25 scholarships in the name of the current and past presidents (Grand Basilei) of the Sorority. 


Applicants for awards must be an incoming freshman, continuing and/or transfer student at an accredited 2-year or 4-year institution in the United States, and must be planning to enroll in full-time undergraduate or graduate courses of study. The minimum cumulative G.P.A. is 2.5. 


Recipients will be selected on the basis of financial need, academic and personal merit, as well as demonstrated involvement within their respective community. Each scholarship is a one-time $10,000 award. 


We are excited to help commemorate the centennial celebration of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. !

Application Requirements:

- Official High School / College Transcripts

- Three Letters of Recommendation

- Financial Aid Award Letter

- Professional Head Shot Portrait

- College / University Acceptance Letter

- School Address

- Student ID Number 

- FAFSA confirmation letter with EFC


Rasheeda S. Liberty - International Grand Basileus Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.

Past Grand Basilei

Mary Lou Allison Gardner Little*

Edith Marlone Ward*

Fannie O’Bannon*

Edythe Roache Walker*

Bertha Black Rhoda*

Ethel Ross Smith*

Sallie Edwards Johnson*

Edna Douglas*

Dr. Lorraine A. Williams*

Dr. Cleo Surry Higgins

Annie Lee Whitehead Neville*

Dr. Lorraine A. Williams*

*Denotes Deceased

Dr. Annie Lawrence-Brown

Evelyn Hood

Dr. Alice M. Swain*

Rejesta V. Perry*

Dr. Katie K. White

Corine J. Green*

Dr. LaRona J. Morris*

Helen J. Owens

Dr. Mynora J. Bryant

Joann Loveless

Bonita M. Herring

Deborah Catchings-Smith


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