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Teachers,

If you have a female student who will be attending UGA this fall, then
encourage them to apply for this scholarship.   Below is more information
and the application is attached.

Sigma Alpha is a professional agricultural sorority for women with a sincere
interest in agriculture. The women of Sigma Alpha strive to promote
scholarship, leadership, service, and fellowship among its members. The
University of Georgia Alpha Omicron chapter of Sigma Alpha began in
September of 2000 and since then has won several awards at the national
level, including awards in public service, sisterhood, leadership, and
professional development.  In addition, the Alpha Omicron chapter received
the Founderís Cup in 2003, 2004, and 2005 naming it the best Sigma Alpha
chapter in the nation.



The women of Sigma Alpha have chosen to offer a scholarship to one female
high school senior entering into the University of Georgia in the Fall of
2009. The amount of the scholarship is $500 and will be paid during the
Spring 2010 semester after the student is officially accepted and enrolled
full-time at the University of Georgia.  Selection will be based on the
studentís scholastic achievement, leadership ability, interest in
agriculture, and extracurricular involvement as evidenced by high school or
related activities.



The attached application is for the University of Georgia Sigma Alpha
Scholarship ONLY. We encourage students to submit applications for other
scholarships as well.



  For additional information, please contact:



Libby Carter, Scholarship Chair

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To learn more about the Sigma Alpha Alpha Omicron chapter visit
www.ugasigmaalpha.com





*Please complete and return application by April 22, 2009 to:*



Dr. Maria Navarro

Sigma Alpha Advisor

105 Four Towers

University of Georgia

Athens, GA 30602-4355