Trow Scholarships

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Jo Anne J. Trow Undergraduate Scholarships

ALD is proud to announce the winners of the 2014-2015 Trow Scholarships - click here to meet the winners!

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Announcing the Kathy Beardsley ScholarshipAt their 2014 meeting, the National Council of Alpha Lambda Delta voted to add a $1,000 scholarship in honor of longtime ALD advisor and former National Council member Kathy Beardsley.  This addition brings the total number of ALD Trow Scholarships to 36 - click here to read more about Kathy Beardsley.

The Jo Anne J. Trow Scholarships are awarded to outstanding sophomores, to be used during their junior year.  Thirty-six awards are presented annually:

  • Five awards of $6,000
  • Five awards of $3,000
  • Five awards of $2,000
  • 21 awards of $1,000

The National Council offers 36 Jo Anne J. Trow Undergraduate Scholarships of $1,000-$6,000 each! Applications for this undergraduate scholarship will be made available to chapters via the national website.  Each chapter may submit one application (chapters initiating 150-299 members may submit two applicants and chapters initiating 300+ members may submit three applicants). The chapter finalists must be postmarked on or before April 1.

Scholarship recipients will be selected in late June and announced in July.

History of the Award

The Jo Anne J. Trow Award was started in 1988 to honor a past National President of Alpha Lambda Delta. Former Vice President for Student Services at Oregon State University, Jo Anne J. Trow served Alpha Lambda Delta as District VIII Advisor from 1974 to 1979, Secretary from 1979 to 1983, President-elect from 1984-1985, and as National President from 1985 to 1988. During her term as President, the National Council was restructured to provide a more streamlined operation. Originally, this award was established to give collegiate chapters of the Society an annual opportunity to reward an outstanding sophomore member of Alpha Lambda Delta with a stipend of $150.