Jo Anne J. Trow Scholarship Application

Click here to download the Trow Scholarship Application

About the Program:

Each year, National Alpha Lambda Delta awards 36 scholarships to outstanding undergraduate members.  Five of these scholarships are valued at $6000 each, five at $3000 each, five at $2000 each, and 21 at $1000 each.  These scholarships have been established to help qualified members offset the costs of their education.  Candidates will be considered on the basis of merit.  


  • Only students initiated into Alpha Lambda Delta between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2014 are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0-point scale (or the equivalent) to be eligible.


Applications must be postmarked to the National Office by April 1.  Local chapters must set their deadlines early enough to allow time to review the applications and select their applicants.


Application Process:

  1. The Jo Anne J. Trow Scholarship application is available for download from the National website.
    Student applicants may download the application, or may obtain a digital copy from their chapter adviser(s).
  2. All applications must by typed - handwritten applications will not be considered.
  3. Applications must be submitted to the chapter for review.  Applications will be reviewed by the chapter's scholarship selection committee, or by the chapter adviser and officers.  The selected applications (number of applications to be selected by each chapter is determined by the number of students initiated by said chapter) will then be forwarded to the National competition, along with a transmittal form (available online) and a letter of reference from the chapter.
  4. Each complete application will include the following:
    • Official transcripts from each college and university attended.
    • Letters of recommendations from two references.
    • The Chapter’s Scholarship Committee letter of support.
    • A Transmittal form, completed and signed by a chapter officer
  5. Applications must be postmarked to the National Office by April 1.  Local chapters are encouraged to set local deadlines as appropriate to ensure that local committees and officers are allowed ample time to review applications before the April 1 National deadline.  Applicants should check with their local advisers and officers for information about local chapter deadlines.

Note: Applicants are no longer required to submit multiple copies of their application.  Please submit only one copy.

Scholarship stipulations:

  1. Acceptance of the scholarship involves an obligation to begin and complete the year of study following the award of the scholarship.  The recipient must be  enrolled full-time and must be working toward a degree
  2. Any request by a recipient for an exception shall be directed to the National Alpha Lambda Delta Headquarters.
  3. A scholarship will only be awarded for educational purposes.

Responsibilities of the Recipient:

  1. Notify National Alpha Lambda Delta promptly of the acceptance of the scholarship.
  2. Upon registration, request the Registrar of the institution attended to send a written statement of enrollment, with the seal embossed, to the National Alpha Lambda Delta Headquarters.  The scholarship funds will then be sent directly to the recipient’s college or university.