The Bettye Coe Donahue Scholarship is open to qualifying students attending one of nine schools located in our service area. Recipients of the scholarship will be graduating seniors who have demonstrated excellence in the following areas: academic preparation, school, and community involvement. Emphasis for selection will depend upon the applicant’s academic performance (GPA), honors/awards, extra-curricular activities, community involvement, essay, and letter of recommendation. The school’s counselor will need to complete a verification form to be included in the overall online submission.


Online Application Deadline: 11:59 PM CST, Tuesday, February 22, 2022. The transcripts must be RECEIVED (not postmarked) by Friday, March 4, 2022.


The mailing address to send transcripts: SCTAC, BCD Scholarship, P.O. Box 383396, Germantown, TN 38183.


Students attending either Cordova or Southwind High School are eligible to receive scholarship funds from Memphis Alumnae or Shelby County Tennessee Alumnae Chapters. However, applicants are only eligible to apply for one scholarship program. Please note that children of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. - Shelby County (TN) Alumnae Chapter Members are not eligible for the Bettye Coe Donahue Scholarship. If you have any questions, please contact the Scholarship Chair, Phelisha Harris at scholarship.sctac@gmail.com.