Romunda Harris-Fonville Scholarship


Sorority & Chapter

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. aims to achieve greater progress in the areas of education, health awareness, and leadership development. In the tradition of the seven educators who founded the sorority, we continue to promote scholastic excellence.


In alignment with the sorority’s goal, Theta Omega Sigma Chapter offers a merit-based scholarship for higher education academic pursuits.


About the Scholarship

In 2014, Theta Omega Sigma established the Romunda Harris-Fonville Scholarship Fund to award high-achieving, community-involved, graduating high school women with financial support to pursue their higher educational goals.  The scholarship fund is named in honor of Sigma Gamma Rho (TOS charter) member, Romunda Harris-Fonville, who has made great contributions to the sorority by serving in various capacities at the local, regional, and international levels.


Eligibility Requirements

College-bound, high school graduating women seeking full-time or part-time study at a 2-year or 4-year accredited higher education institution are encouraged to apply for this merit-based, nonrenewable award. Applicants must:


  • Be a resident of Monroe County, New York

  • Hold a minimum 2.5-grade point average (4.0 scale)

  • Recognition in the Salute to Black Scholars Program

  • Submit two essays

  • Provide transcript and current grade report

  • Submit three (3) professional recommendations

  • Submit of standardized test scores (optional)


Now Accepting Applications

Current Deadline: May 15, 2021


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