Scholarships and Grants

Internationally, Alpha Delta Kappa biennially awards more than a quarter of a million dollars through its many scholarship programs. The many lives these scholarships have enriched are testimony to the collective efforts of Alpha Delta Kappa. Alpha Delta Kappa also biennially recognizes a special member with the International Excellence in Education Award for outstanding contributions to education. An award and $2,500 are presented to the recipient and her school receives $2,500 for staff development. 



 Name  Amount  Purpose/Who is Eligible  Due Date


Regional Professional Development
(Members)


$3,000 to fund two annual 
regional scholarships


For advanced study/project linked to 
degree. Merit-based


Postmark no later than
Jan 31


Regional-Mini
(Members)


Up to $3,000 per region, $500 a scholarship


For non-AΔK-sponsored events


Apr 15 and Oct 15


Living Memorial
(Members)


$2,500 annually


Study another culture/country


Postmark no later than 
Feb 15


Fine Arts Grants
(Members)


$10,000 single grant or divided among two or more applicants


Promote study/awareness of arts


Feb 15 via certified mail or electronically

Excellence in Education Award
(Members)
 $5,000 biennially Recognizes outstanding contributions Postmark no later than
Nov 1 (odd year)
Classroom Grant 
(Members)
Up to $2,000 per region, $400 a grant Members engaged in innovative teaching practices Postmark no later than Nov 1
       


International Teacher Education (ITE) 
(Non-Members)


$10,000 each for as many as 
seven young women


Study in American universities/colleges


Jan 1


Agnes Shipman Robertson Memorial
(Non-Members)


Administered by University of Missouri-Kansas City


Study music at Conservatory of Music and Dance


Request applications from UMKC CMDA


Marie Neal Memorial
(Non-Members)


Administered by Baker University, Baldwin City, KS


Scholarship to young woman choosing teaching profession


Request applications from Baker University, Baldwin, 
KS


Alpha Delta Kappa
(Non-Members)


Endowment administered by Kansas City Art Institute


Scholarship for students to study at KCAI


Request information through KCAI’s


Future Educator
(Non-Members)


$1,000 annually to recipient 
from each AΔK region


Assist students with excellent potential 
with final 2 semesters


Mar 1

Innovation Grant 
(Non-Members)


Up to $1,000 per region, $200 a grant


Non-members with no more than five years teaching experience

Postmark no later than 
Nov 1


Melba Priestley Scholarship is available to GA residents only