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The mission of the Fort Washington Alumnae Chapter is to serve Southern Prince George’s County, Maryland, south of Central Avenue and all communities in Charles County, through impactful programming in the areas of education, political awareness, socio-economic development, cultural and spiritual growth.

MISSION POSSIBLE:  Committed to Service.  Connected in Sisterhood.









Opal Snelling Moore, President
Fort Washington Alumnae Chapter

Greetings on behalf of the dedicated members of the Fort Washington Alumnae Chapter, one of the dynamic gems of the Eastern Region of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.  It is my esteem pleasure as the 9th President to welcome you to our official website.

Our membership of over 400 women, is dedicated to the ideals of sisterhood, scholarship, and service.  Chartered on April 28, 1990, the Fort Washington Alumnae Chapter (FWAC) has diligently served Southern Prince George’s (south of Central Avenue/Route 214) and Charles Counties in Maryland; and for over 30 years, we have built a legacy of being For Women About Commitment.

2024 Signature Event


The MASQ (April 2024)

 THE MASQ (April 2024) Behind every mask there is a face, and behind every face there is a story.
Join us for an evening of intrigue and mystery for the 2024 Signature Event: THE MASQ slated for April 27, 2024 at the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center, located on the campus of University of Maryland.
Stay tuned!

2023 Signature Event Journal




Please enjoy our 2023 Signature Event Journal available to view NOW!

News You Can Use

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Picture of Sorors after St Jude Race

A DeltaCare Initiative

Ready to Become a Healthier You?

Join us for the June PACE Walk

NORTH location: June 3 – Tucker Road Ice Rink

SOUTH location: June 10 – Indian Head Trail parking lot

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Pre-Registration is encouraged 

*Open to the Public* 

Contact for more information.

General Body Meetings

Sorority meetings are the third Saturday of each month unless otherwise noted on the chapter website. Meetings are ONLY open to duly initiated members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.  Consequently, proof of membership is required and must be verified before admittance to chapter meeting is granted. 


The March GBM will be held:

Northpoint High School, 2500 Davis Rd., Waldrof, MD 20603

Time: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm 

Attire: Business

Welcome Visiting Sorors

The Fort Washington Alumnae Chapter warmly welcomes all members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.  The chapter’s service area is Southern Prince George’s County (south of Route 214/Central Ave.) and Charles County.

If you are looking for a chapter home and a place to cultivate your bond in our beloved sisterhood, FWAC is the place for you!  Our membership services committee works hard to:

  • Ensure Sorors feel welcomed, valued, appreciated, respected, and included;
  • Help Sorors find their place and bring their gifts and talents to FWAC; and
  • Offer sisterly bonding programs events and initiatives to foster chapter engagement

Our membership programming is tailored to meet the needs of every generation (Dolls, Divas, and DEARS).  Key retention and reclamation activities/programs include welcoming visiting and all Sorors, new members orientation/buddy connect program, offering a range of cross-generational bonding programs, and our Chapter Clusters that bring together Sorors that geographically live in the same area.

Meetings take place on the third Saturday of every month at 10:30 am. If you are interested in visiting our chapter, please visit our Visiting Sorors page for additional information. 

For more information, do not hesitate to get in touch with

2024 Scholarship Season Now OPEN!!!

FWAC 2024 Graduating High School Student Scholarship Application

This year FWAC will award a total of $26,000 in scholarships to graduating high school students who attend schools in Southern Prince George’s County (south of Central Avenue/Route 214) and all of Charles County who have demonstrated a concern for their community while maintaining academic excellence.

Please scan or click the QR Code to view the application.

Marie Marshall Higher Education Teacher's Scholarship Application

The awardee must be a full-time student in his/her junior year or higher majoring in elementary education, attend Bowie State University or the University of the District of Columbia, and have taken at least one core class within the elementary education major.

Please scan or click the QR Code to view the application.

Raemeka Gant-Mayo STEM Scholarship Application

The awardee will be a young lady who is a full-time college student in her sophomore or junior year majoring in a declared STEM field.

Please scan or click the QR Code to view the application.