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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is an organization of college educated women committed to the constructive development of its members and to public service with a primary focus on the Black community. Since its chartering in 1991, the Okinawa Alumnae Chapter has acknowledged outstanding SOFA status students by awarding financial assistance towards their education, in any field of study, and at any U.S. college or university.

How to Apply

Confirm Eligibility

 confirm  Eligibility

  • Parent/guardian/sponsor must have SOFA status

  • Enrolled in a high school on Okinawa, Japan.

  • Graduating senior with a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA

  • Accepted to a U.S. accredited college or university.

Gather documents


  • Official high school transcript with cumulative GPA

  • One (1) signed letter of recommendation from a non-family member

  • Acceptance letter from a U.S. accredited college or university

Download application

Respond to one of the two prompts. You may respond either in writing or as a video oral presentation.


Written responses must be typewritten and not exceed 2 pages, single spaced. Video responses may not exceed 6 minutes.

Submit application


Submit your completed application to



Applicants with a completed packet will be contacted to schedule an interview.