Scholarship Awards



The Newport News Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. annually grants scholarships to  graduating seniors in each high school in Newport News Public Schools to help further their education at a college or university.

An Achievable Dream Middle and High School —The Helene Campfield Memorial Scholarship

Denbigh High School – The Mary Tillerson Memorial Scholarship

Heritage High School – The Elizabeth Hines Memorial Scholarship

Menchville High School – The Celestine R. Jackson Memorial Scholarship

Warwick High School – The Edith Bland Memorial Scholarship

Woodside High School – The Ruth B. Davis Memorial Scholarship

The Dorothy Watkins Continuing Scholarship

The Doris H. Watson Scholarship

The Newport News Alumnae Chapter (NNAC) scholarship application submission process is closed for submissions. Scholarships are only available to Newport News Public Schools high school seniors graduating in June 2024. Check back to see when the process will open.

Contact Person: Kimberly Brothers, NNAC Scholarship Chair

For your reference, the minimum criteria for scholarships are listed below.

NNAC Scholarship

  • Graduating Senior-June 2024
  • 2.75 GPA on 4.0 Scale or 1.75 GPA on 3.0 Scale
  • Must be a student enrolled in a Newport News Public High School and residing in Newport News​

The Doris H. Watson Memorial Scholarship

  • Graduating Senior-June 2024
  • 3.0 GPA or higher, SAT of 900 or higher, ACT of 19
  • African-American female high school senior
  • ​Be accepted for admission and attend a Historically Black College or University (HBCU)
  • Preference given to involvement in any organizations that promotes education and/or planning to major in Education
  • Have demonstrated an excellent record of conduct, leadership potential and/or community involvement

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