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Apply for Scholarships & Grants

This page is your gateway to apply for Theta Foundation scholarship and grant funding. Here you can find all the resources you need to successfully complete applications.


Kappa Alpha Theta Foundation is proud to support Theta collegians and alumnae with merit-based and need-based scholarships for undergraduate and graduate study. The minimum scholarship award is $1,000, and funding is awarded for use in the following academic year toward tuition, course-related fees, and required textbooks and supplies.

Theta membership dues are not an eligible academic expense.

Scholarship Application Information

The 2021 Scholarship Application (for scholarships awarded for the 2021-22 academic year) has now closed.

All applicants will be notified of their award status by the end of the day on Monday, May 10, 2021. Award status notifications will be sent to the email addresses on applicants’ official Fraternity membership records.

You can learn more about the application and notification process by reviewing the 2021 Scholarship Application Guide.

Chapter & Individual Grants

College and alumnae chapters and individual Thetas are eligible to apply for Theta Foundation grants for non-degree educational, leadership, and service-learning opportunities. Applications are available year-round and grants are awarded on a quarterly schedule throughout the fiscal year (July 1-June 30).

Due to IRS regulations, as a charitable, tax-deductible organization, Theta Foundation cannot grant any funding solely for Theta-specific benefit, including membership dues.

Chapter & Individual Grant Application Information

The 2020-21 Chapter & Individual Grant Applications have now closed.

The 2021-22 application materials will be posted in June 2021. You can learn more about the application process by reviewing the 2020-21 Chapter Grant Application Guide, the 2020-21 Individual Grant Application Guide, or the Frequently Asked Questions about Theta Foundation Chapter & Individual Grants.

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