June 13, 2016
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Kappa Delta Foundation is pleased to award $40,900 in graduate scholarships to 18 deserving Kappa Delta alumnae. The 2016-17 recipients are:
“Furthering education beyond an undergraduate degree is important for many of our sisters. The foundation is honored to be able to provide our members with an opportunity to continue working toward their future dreams,” said Bonnie Warren (Beta Sigma-Southern Mississippi), chairman of the Kappa Delta Foundation board of directors.
Each year, the foundation awards in excess of $195,000 in undergraduate and graduate scholarships to Kappa Delta members across the nation. Scholarships are made possible through gifts and bequests to the Kappa Delta Foundation.
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Kappa Delta Sorority is a national organization for women with more than 230,000 members, 163 active collegiate chapters and more than 500 chartered alumnae chapters nationwide. Kappa Delta is active in a number of philanthropic endeavors, including the prevention of child abuse and confidence-building programming with the Girl Scouts of the USA. In 2009, the sorority created the Confidence Coalition to promote confidence in girls and women. In 2010, Kappa Delta established International Girls Day to empower girls to reach their potential. It also created International Women’s Friendship Month for women everywhere. Kappa Delta’s national headquarters is in Memphis, Tenn.