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Upsilon Eta Omega Scholarship

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 Monday, April 9, 2018.
                                                    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)





Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Upsilon Eta Omega Chapter