About Our Scholarships
The Beta Pi Sigma Sorority, Inc. (BPS) Scholarships are granted to worthy high school and college students to further their education in the business and professional world. BPS has two National Scholarships for high school students. Any graduating senior may apply for these scholarships regardless of sex, creed, or ethnic origin.
• Local Chapter Scholarship: awarded to graduating high school senior(s) based on scholastic achievement, leadership ability, and financial need.
• Lucille Ailstock Scholastic Scholarship: a national memorial award given to a graduating high school senior based on scholastic achievement and financial need.
• Reynolds-Wallace Founders’ Leadership Scholarship: a national award presented to a selected high school graduating senior based on financial need and leadership ability.
Who is Eligible?
High School Students: You must be a graduating high school senior who will enroll in an undergraduate course of study during the current school year at an accredited two or four year college or university. You must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA. Copies of official transcripts are required.
How are Recipients Selected?
Scholarships are awarded to students based on academic achievement, leadership abilities, and financial need. Only completed applications will be considered. Local Scholarship winners will receive official notification by U.S. mail in ____ (determined by Local Scholarship Chairperson).
National Scholarship winners will receive official notification by U.S. mail in August. The National Scholarship Chairperson of Beta Pi Sigma Sorority, Inc. will mail the disbursement check to the scholarship winners upon official verification of full time college enrollment.
How Much are the Awards?
Local Chapter scholarships may vary. These scholarships are awarded contingent upon Chapter scholarship budget. BPS will award two $2,000 National scholarships to two graduating high school seniors.
How to Apply?
Return the completed application, essay (describe any special family circumstances or needs if applicable), one (1) original and one (1) photocopy of official high school transcript in the Registrar’s sealed envelope, three (3) letters of recommendation, and two (2) recent clear photographs of applicant only (photographs will not be returned) by ______ (determined by Local Scholarship Chairperson).
Complete application packets for National Scholarships must be received by June 30th. Attach additional pages if needed to your completed application. Return to LOCAL CHAPTER.