Peggy Roach Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Students who are currently involved in projects with a focus on women and those who encourage women to be activists and leaders are encouraged to apply.

The Peggy Roach Memorial Endowed Scholarship was created to provide financial support to students committed to and involved in social activism. Throughout her life, Peggy Roach was committed to social justice and activism within her surrounding community. This one-time, non-renewable scholarship will be awarded to a student who displays the commitment to activism and participation in group-based projects that reflects the legacy of Peggy Roach.


  • Demonstrate a commitment to service, student involvement, and group-based projects
  • Demonstrate leadership skills
  • Be active in the community
  • Possess a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Be full-time at DePaul and enrolled in at least 12 credit hours for the Winter quarter

All applications must be submitted online by February 20, 2024 at 11:59:59 pm CST. Incomplete and late submissions will not be considered.


By completing the application for this scholarship you are authorizing the Office of Multicultural Student Success and the Peggy Roach Scholarship Review Committee to review your financial and academic records in order to assess your application.

This is a one-time, non-renewable scholarship award. Scholarship decisions will be completed and finalized by February 20, 2023.

Please direct ALL QUESTIONS regarding this scholarship to:
Gustavo Licon • Assistant Director
Office of Multicultural Student Success
PHONE: 773-325-2855

Office of Multicultural Student Success, Student Affairs
Supplemental Questions
  1. OMSS Affiliation - I Am (Check All That Apply):
  2. Please list your Extracurricular Involvement, including your activities in civil, social, service, military, and/or honor societies. Please list the position that you held (i.e., President, Member, other) as well as the length of your involvement i.e. number of quarters and/or years.
  3. Reflect on a previous group-based project, particularly one with a focus on women and/or women's issues. Describe the steps you took in planning, executing, and/or participating in the project and what you gained from this unique experience.
  4. Please upload a one page resume summarizing your employment record, leadership activities, and other information pertinent to the application.