Virginia Moore Chi Omega Scholarship

4 Mar

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The Alpha Zeta chapter of Chi Omega at Texas State University-San Marcos has grown exponentially since its colonization in 1964. This 173 member strong chapter constantly promotes their strong ties to sisterhood and to service – none of which would be possible if it wasn’t for Virginia Moore, the first Chi Omega in San Marcos, Texas. The story behind the Alpha Zeta chapter is Virginia’s legacy; the first formal pledging of the colonized Idyllics took place in her living room only after she made sure she had the best women in San Marcos to call her sisters.

In 2011, Stelos Alliance created the Virginia Moore Chi Omega Scholarship as a way to honor the beloved Chi Omega founder, advisor and friend.

Virginia Moore’s dedication to service, loyalty to her sisters and her strong leadership skills laid the foundation for the Alpha Zeta chapter of Chi Omega to flourish as it does today. And it is these qualities that set the standard for the deserving young woman who receives this scholarship award.

Applications for the Virginia Moore Chi Omega Scholarship are due on March 22, 2013. The requirements are as follows:

  • Student must be an active member of Alpha Zeta Chapter of Chi Omega
  • Student must be classified as a sophomore or junior at Texas State
  • Sophomore and junior classifications will be enrolled 12 hours or more at the time of selection.
  • The recipient(s) will be in good standing with the University at the time of selection
  • Student must have an overall Texas State GPA of at least 2.50
  • Student must have demonstrated superior leadership qualities
  • Student must have invested a substantial amount of time and service to Chi Omega
  • Students who have previously been awarded the Virginia Moore Chi Omega Scholarship are not eligible
  • Student must write and include a personal essay and updated resume

The suitable applicant who is rewarded this scholarship will be awarded $1,000 at the Stelos Alliance Awards Banquet on April 28, 2013 in San Marcos, Texas.

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