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.

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

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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