1. When is the application available for Sigma Kappa Foundation scholarships?
The 2018-2019 Sigma Kappa Foundation Scholarship program opens December 1, 2017 and remains open until midnight EST on February 15, 2018. Sigma Kappa National Headquarters is located in the Eastern Time Zone, so the deadline is midnight Eastern Standard Time.
2. How do I apply?
The application can be found at (site to be linked on 12-1-17)
The link will be LIVE only December 1, 2017 through February 15, 2018.
3. What is SmarterSelect?
SmarterSelect is a third party online application and recommendation system. Applications must be completed and submitted via SmarterSelect. If you are a first-time user, you will be prompted to create an account.
4. What if I don’t remember if I have an account with SmarterSelect?
Applications MUST be submitted through a personal account, NOT a chapter account. Previous users should log in with their email they used to create the original account. If you do not remember your password, click the Forgot Password link. If you do not remember the email you used to sign up, you can contact SmarterSelect or email: firstname.lastname@example.org to verify your account status.
5. Who chooses the recipients?
Sigma Kappa Foundation appoints a Scholarship committee to review applications.
6. How many awards are given out?
Last year, the Sigma Kappa Foundation awarded 70 scholarships for more than $110,000 in scholarship support.
7. What term/semester/quarter is the financial award applied toward?
The scholarship award is divided over the academic year. Example: Schools on a semester calendar, half of the award amount will be applied to Fall 2018 and half will be applied to Spring 2019.
8. What if I will only be in school one term?
This topic is addressed on the application. Please indicate your plans if you will not be enrolled the entire academic year. This will not effect your elgibility.