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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated was founded on January 13, 1913, by 22 collegiate women at Howard University to promote academic excellence and provide assistance to those in need. The Founders of Delta Sigma Theta envisioned an organization committed to sisterhood, scholarship, service, and addressing the social issues of the time. Since its founding, Delta Sigma Theta has become one of the preeminent service-based sororities, with more than 300,000 initiated members and over 1,000 chartered chapters worldwide.


We’re happy to announce that the Mid-Hudson Valley Alumnae Chapter, through Grow with Google’s Black Women Lead initiative, will be hosting a virtual workshop series this month !

• Monday, May 13th at 7PM : Manage Your Online Presence

• Monday, May 20th at 7PM : Improving Your Professional Resume


These upcoming workshops are open and free to the public. Ideal for those who are business owners, content creators and/or professionals looking make moves in the job market! Please register via the QR code or at the links in our bio for each workshop to attend !


Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated is pleased to announce our newest Honorary Members who have been inducted into the Sorority during the 56th National Convention: Ambassador Bonnie D. Jenkins, Channing Dungey, Rashida Jones, Tamika Catchings, Debra Lee, Phyllis Newhouse, and Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson.

Honorary Membership is the highest honor ex
tended to women who have made significant contributions to society while excelling in their chosen fields. We welcome these exemplary women into our beloved sisterhood with great joy and love!

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Mid-Hudson Valley Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated:

The Mid-Hudson Valley Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. presents its Scholarship Program.  


This scholarship is open to all African-American/African-Caribbean/African or Latina female graduating seniors for the academic year 2023 - 2024.

The scholarship eligibility criteria is as follows:

•    Minimum cumulative Grade Point Average of 85

•    Demonstrated leadership skills, Community Service

•    Acceptance at a 2 year or 4 year Accredited Institution 

•    NYS Resident of (Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, or Ulster Counties)

The application & all supporting documents MUST BE submitted electronically by March 29th, 2024.

The supporting documents must include: 

One Letter of Recommendation

Official High School Transcript

Essay (500 Words/from writing prompt)

Please click the link below for application:


2023 - 2024 GEMS Application:

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Mid-Hudson Valley Alumnae Chapter

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

P.O. 989

Poughkeepsie, NY 12602

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