This fellowship is designed to help to improve the quality of life of others by funding research and projects with practical applications. Foundation fellowships have been awarded to individuals for a wide range of purposes, from assistance in finding non-violent solutions to human disputes to conducting research on hypertension and the impact of nuclear testing on marine life. The fellowship is awarded during even numbered years.
Undergraduates must be currently enrolled as a sophomore or beyond in an accredited degree granting program; graduate students must plan to continue their academic pursuits in the fall of the grant year; demonstrate exceptional academic achievement/or financial need; leadership, volunteer, civic and academic services.
How to Apply
For more information on applying, please contact AKA-EAF: 5656 South Stony Island, Chicago, IL 60637; www.akaeaf.org
The 2006 recipient was Tracee Davis, Forensic Psychology, John Jay College, Desoto, TX.