About UConn ALD
Founded in 1964, UConn ALD is comprised of over 2,500 current members enrolled at UConn. Every January, approximately 1,400 new students are invited to join our chapter.
We currently offer four local scholarships to active members: the Katie Jo Michel Roaming Husky Award ($1000), the Dr. Seuss Book Award ($250), the Paper ‘n Paws Award ($500), and the Continuing Education Award ($500).
To learn more about UConn ALD, see the "About Us" section.
About National ALD
Alpha Lambda Delta is an honor society for students who have achieved a 3.5 GPA or higher and are in the top 20% of their class during their first year or term of higher education.
Founded in 1924 by Maria Leonard, Dean of Women at the University of Illinois ALD has grown in size to see a comprised membership of 270 Colleges and Universities across the U.S.
Each year, National ALD awards over $160,000 in scholarships and fellowships to members. Undergraduate members may be awarded the Jo Anne Trow Scholarship, a non-renewable award of $1,000 to $3000. Thirty-five such awards are given each year. National ALD also offers ten Stemler Study Abroad Scholarships of $1000 each.
The benefits of membership in ALD continue beyond Undergraduate years. Graduate students in ALD become eligible to apply for one of 23 Fellowships awarded yearly ranging in value from $3,000 to $7,500.
To learn more about National ALD, follow this link.