AKArama Foundation - Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc - Theta Omega Chapter
Organization & Scholarship Description:
The ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY, INC., Theta Omega Chapter, the AKArama Foundation Inc. awards several types of scholarships. ALL ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS APPLY. However, there may be additional requirements. Please submit one complete packet. All applications must be submitted by U.S. Mail and postmarked on or before THE DEADLINE OF Friday, February 21, 2020. To download the applications, click the links below.
Website: AKArama Foundation – Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Theta Omega Chapter – Scholarships
Scholarship Application: Download Here (Please check the box for each of the scholarship(s) for which you would like to be considered by checking one or more)
Linda M. White Scholarship Application: Download Here
Be an African-American high school female senior student graduating no later than June of 2020
- Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (weighted) unless applying for Virginia Scott Brown or Patricia Jones Scholarships which requires a minimum of 2.0 GPA
- Have an ACT composite score of 18 or better OR an SAT composite score of 940 – 970 or better
- Must attend a high school within the CHICAGO CITY LIMITS
- Have verification of acceptance to a four-year college or university
Please Note: the Linda M. White Scholarship requires a separate application packet and is linked above.
ALL available AKArama Foundation Scholarships are listed below.
When applying, please ensure you check the box for each scholarship you are applying for on your APPLICATION PACKET.
Listing of ALL AKArama Foundation Scholarships…
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Historically Black College or University Scholarship: Distribution of this award is based on acceptance at a Historically Black College or university as a full-time student.
Mary G. Brock Arts Scholarship: This scholarship will be awarded to a student majoring in performing or non-performing art.
Financial Need Scholarship – To be considered for this scholarship, in addition to meeting all eligibility requirements, the student will also to do the following:
- Fill out the Financial Information Section of the above application.
Academic Achievement Scholarship: Distribution of this award is based on high scholastic achievement as verified by the ACT or SAT score and cumulative GPA.
Peggy Duke Scholarship: This scholarship is awarded to a student who will attend Tennessee State University or Fisk University.
Virginia Scott Brown Scholarship: (For Students Majoring in Education) This scholarship will be awarded to an African American female who will obtain a degree in Education and attend a historically black college or university. The following requirements also apply:
- Have a minimum grade point average of “C” (GPA of 2.00-2.99)
- Provide two (2) letters of recommendation from a high school teacher(s) and/or counselor
- Demonstrate financial need (Minimum family income ranging from $12,360-$35,000) (Must fill out the financial information to be considered for this scholarship.)
Ruth Montrose Academic Achievement Scholarship: Distribution of this award is based on high scholastic achievement as verified by the ACT or SAT score, cumulative GPA and committee interview.
Jacqueline B. Vaughn Scholarship: This scholarship is awarded to a student who expresses an interest or desire to seek a college degree in the field of Education.
Patricia A. Jones Scholarship: This scholarship will be awarded to a student with a “C” average who is majoring in either Social Work or Education.
Ruth B. Coleman Scholarship: The scholarship is awarded to an African American female high school student who demonstrates high ethical and moral standards. The scholarship may be awarded to a student in financial need or high academic achiever.
Linda M. White Scholarship: (For STEM and Public Service Majors)
African-American female graduating by June 2020 from a Chicago Public High School (or a Chicago publicly supported charter school)
- Minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.2 on a 4.0 grading system
- Acceptance at a four-year college/university as a full-time student
- Intent to pursue either a career in Public Service or a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) based career
Open to DREAMers: No
For Questions on Application Completion & Eligibility Contact: Ms. Jaidah Wilson-Turnbow at email@example.com