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The chapter annually awards a minimum of two scholarships.  Each scholarship is a minimum of $1,000 and is awarded to female students graduating from the Berkeley County School System.


  • The Minnie Wigfall Memorial scholarship is awarded in honor of our namesake and charter member Minnie Wigfall.  Soror Wigfall was initiated into the sorority in the Spring of 1970 in the Alpha Xi Chapter at South Carolina State University. Soror Wigfall was an educator in the Berkeley County School District and taught science at Berkeley Middle School.  She served as the chapter’s second chapter president where she entered the Omega Omega chapter while in office in 1981.  The scholarship named in her owner is available to a young lady planning to attend any four-year college or university.


  • A second scholarship is awarded to a student in Berkeley County planning to attend a Historically Black College or University (HBCU) in South Carolina. This scholarship is awarded to one graduating senior attending a Berkeley County High School.


  • In 2022 a third scholarship was named and awarded in memory of Soror Farena Bradley. Farena Bradley was initiated in the Spring of 2001 in Winthrop University’s Xi Beta Chapter. Farena faithfully served the chapter in many capacities, most recently as Vice President. Soror Bradley passed away in December 2022 while in office.  The scholarship is sponsored by Deacon Gerald Stinson at New Home Baptist Church in Moncks Corner, SC, and administered by the chapter.


Minnie Wigfall Memorial Scholarship:


1. Awarded to a female who plans to attend any four-year college or university.
2. Awarded to a female planning to attend a Historically Black College or University (HBCU).


Each scholarship is a one-time award of $5,000 and will be paid upon receipt of registration at the respective college/university.

Farena J. Bradley Memorial Scholarship:

1. Awarded to an African American female student graduating from the Berkeley County School District. The scholarship recipient can attend any four-year college or university and plans to Major in Education.

A one-time award of $2,000 will be given to the recipient upon receipt of official notification of registration at her respective college/university.

The following are the 2023-2024 Scholarship Awards requirements:

•Plan to enroll as a full-time student, at a post-secondary institution.
•Have a minimum C+ average (2.75 GPA).
•Demonstrate leadership in extracurricular activities.
•Demonstrate involvement in the community.
•Demonstrate a financial need.


In addition, the applicant must also submit the following documentation:

1. Completed Application.
2. Two (2) letters of recommendation (one from school-based personnel and the other from a community service organization).
3. Official transcript (printed or electronic).
4. Copy of ACT and/or SAT score report.
5. 3x5 headshot (place identifying photo information).

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