Alpha Gamma Pi Sorority Scholarship

Scholarship & Organization Description:
Alpha Gamma Pi Sorority, Inc. was founded by Alberta Myers, Youth Editor of the Chicago Daily Defender in June of 1963. The mission of the sorority is to honor progressive Black women of achievement and to award scholarships annually to carefully selected graduating African-American college-bound female senior.

The organization annually provides financial support to college-bound African American female high school graduates from Chicago public schools. Since 1965, young women have received scholarships based on their outstanding academic performance, extramural activities and community service. Financial need can be a consideration. Alpha Gamma Pi Sorority will award one (1) $2,500 nonrenewable scholarship and two (2) non-renewable $1,000 scholarships.

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Eligibility Criteria:

  • CPS senior (class of 2018)
  • African-American female
  • Minimum unweighted GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Minimum ACT of 20 OR SAT of 1030
  • Proof of volunteer service (school, community, etc.)
  • Must be attending a regionally accredited college or university in the fall of 2018

Renewable: No
Open to DREAMers: No

$1,000 - $2,500
Supplemental Questions
  1. Will you be pursuing a full-time undergraduate degree, academic bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in the fall of 2018?
  2. Name of the college/university to which you have been accepted and will attend
  3. What is your intended college major?
  4. Financial Analysis: Expenses
    • 1. College Name
    • 2. Tuition Costs
    • 3. Room and Board
    • 4. Books and Supplies
    • 5. Personal Items
    • 6. Transportation
    • 7. Number of members in the household (include self)
    • 8. Total number of family members in college in fall 2019 (include self)
  5. Financial Analysis: Other Scholarships/Grants
    • 1. Scholarship Name
    • 2. Scholarship Award Amount
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