AKA Educational Advancement Foundation Graduate Financial Need Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

August 15, 2020

Saturday
Awarded By:

Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation, Inc.

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offerd annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  3. Must demonstrate community service and involvement.
  4. Must demonstrate financial need.
  5. Must enroll full time.
  6. Must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.
  7. Must be currently enrolled or planning to enroll as a college graduate student.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: U.S. graduate students who demonstrate community involvement and financial need will be considered for this award. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Application requirements for the AKA Educational Advancement Foundation Graduate Financial Need Scholarship are:

  • Recommendation letters (3)
  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Resume
  • Financial needs form
  • Personal statement
Additional Information: Awards will be announced in December.

Award Amount: $1,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, August 15, 2020

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, August 15, 2020

Applications are available online from the Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation website. In addition to a completed application, the student must submit a current resume; documentation of his/her project/research, scholarly pursuit etc. (no more than two double-spaced, typewritten pages); three letters of recommendation, date no earlier than January of the current year; a copy of transcripts; and a completed Financial Needs Analysis Form (available online). If the applicant is a first-time graduate student, he/she must also include a copy of his/her acceptance letter. All applications must be submitted online no later than the deadline date.
Contact: Andrea Kerr
Address: 5656 South Stony Island Ave. Chicago, Illinois 60637

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