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Upsilon Eta Omega Scholarship




Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Upsilon Eta Omega Chapter

Offered by:              Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated – Upsilon Eta Omega Chapter Fairfield, Alabama

Contact:                    Dr. Evelyn L. Hines
                                      Scholarship Committee Chairman
                                      Post Office Box 13312
                                      Birmingham, Alabama 35202

Value:                        Scholarship amount varies from year-to-year and is determined by Upsilon Eta Omega Chapter.

Organization Information:
                                      Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated is America’s oldest African American Greek letter sorority. It was                                           founded at Howard University, Washington D.C., in 1908 by a group of college women dedicated to enriching                                         the social and intellectual aspects of college life. Today the organization has become the channel through                                                 which selected college-trained women work to improve social and economic conditions in their city, state and                                         the nation. The sorority emphasizes scholarship, leadership, character, and   community service.

Qualifications:      Eligible candidates must be a student in the last semester of high school.
Candidates must have a 3.0 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale, enroll in a 4 year College or University following graduation and attend a mandatory meeting TBD.

Basis of Selection:    The following criteria will be taken into consideration when awarding the scholarship:
                                           1. Academic achievement
                                           2. Extra-curricular activities
                                           3. Community service and leadership
                                           4. Essay
                                           5. Interview

Application Procedure:
                                        The following documents must be postmarked by Saturday, March 11, 2017.
                                           1. Completed scholarship application
                                           2. Official transcript (in sealed envelope)
                                           3. Three letters of recommendation (certificates and checklists will not be accepted)
                                               (a) Community service – one
                                               (b) School, Church, etc. – two
                                           4. An essay describing your educational plans, future goals and areas of interest (typed 500 word minimum,                                                double spaced)