Alpha Kappa Alpha Financial Need Scholarship

The Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation, Inc. (EAF) is providing two types of the scholarships as merit scholarship and Financial Assistance Scholarship. These are one-year awards for undergraduate and graduate students. Scholarships are the primary means by which EAF carries out its mission.

The Educational Advancement Foundation was founded in 1980 by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. The mission of Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation is to promote lifelong learning.

Eligibility:

Merit Scholarship Eligibility:

To be eligible for this one-year one-time only scholarship, the applicant must:

  • Be a full-time, sophomore or beyond
  • Be currently enrolled in an accredited degree-granting institution
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (“B” average)
  • Demonstrate community service and involvement

Financial Need Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible for this one-year one-time only award, the applicant must:

  • Be a full-time, sophomore or beyond
  • Be currently enrolled in an accredited degree-granting institution
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.5 (“C+” average)
  • Demonstrate community service and involvement

How to Apply:

  • For applying the scholarship, the candidates must register themselves on the site. The link is:

https://donate.akaeaf.org/scholarship-login

  • Complete the application form

Supporting Documents:

  • Completed application form including personal statement
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation
  • Official transcript(s) please open, scan, and add as an attachment. Transcripts should be from all colleges that you have attended with cumulative GPA listed

Graduate Students:

  • Completed application form
  • Current resume, documentation of Project/Research, scholarly pursuit etc. (Two (2) double spaced typewritten pages max.)
  • Three letters of recommendation. These letters must not be dated earlier than January 2015
  • Official transcript(s) please open, scan, and add as an attachment
  • If first time Graduate student, please include a copy of your acceptance letter

Application Deadline:

The deadline for Alpha Kappa Alpha Scholarships is August 15, 2015.

Link for More Information:

http://www.akaeaf.org/graduate_scholarships.htm

 

 

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