Delta Phi Alpha offers several scholarships to recognize high-achieving Delta Phi Alpha undergraduate students.


Delta Phi Alpha members* from active chapters are eligible to apply for the following scholarships


An active chapter has inducted at least 2 members within any two year period. Please consult with the chapter advisor to verify whether your chapter is currently active. Applications from inactive chapters cannot be considered.

*Note on Transfer Students: DPA Members who transfer to an institution with an active chapter are also eligible for scholarships! DPA members who transfer to an institution without a DPA chapter are not eligible.


All application materials should be sent to Please follow the instructions carefully and pay particular attention to the deadlines for receipt of materials.


Selection Process:

Delta Phi Alpha employs a scholarship committee for its selection of scholarship recipients. This committee is chaired by a Professor of German Studies who is not a member of the DPA board of directors. The chair employs two to 4 additional external readers of scholarship materials. Committee members must recuse themselves if students from their current institution apply for scholarships.