Delta Epsilon Sigma sponsors an annual scholarship and fellowship competition for its members. Junior-year members may apply for ten Fitzgerald Scholarships at $1,200 each, to be applied toward tuition costs for their senior year. Senior-year members may apply for ten Fitzgerald Fellowships at $1,200 each, to be applied toward tuition costs for ﬁrst-year graduate work.
Delta Epsilon Sigma sponsors a fellowship competition for its members who are already in Graduate School. Named in honor of Sister Brigid Brady, OP, Ph.D., The DES Graduate Student Award will grant $1000 to each of up to three (3) graduate student members of DES per year who have shown a strong commitment to graduate study and maintain the Society’s ideal of service to others.
This contest is open to an undergraduate (member or non-member) in an institution that has a chapter of the society. Manuscripts may be submitted in any of five categories: (a) poetry, (b) short ﬁction, (c) creative nonfiction/personal essay, (d) critical/analytical essay, (e) scholarly research. There will be a ﬁrst prize of ﬁve hundred dollars and a second prize of two hundred and ﬁfty dollars in each of the five categories. First Prize winners will also be published in the Delta Epsilon Sigma Journal.