Merit Scholarship

The goal of this scholarship is to promote lifelong learning by securing charitable contributions, gifts and endowed funds to award scholarship, fellowships and grants.

Sponsor: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Awards ranging from $1,000 to $2,000 are available for undergraduate and graduate students who excel academically.

To be eligible for this one-year one-time only scholarship, the applicant must:

  • Be a full-time and currently enrolled undergraduate student with sophomore standing at an accredited campus-based degree-granting institution;

  • Be a full-time and currently enrolled graduate student at an accredited campus-based degree-granting institution;

  • Be continuing a program of study in this or another degree-granting institution;

  • Demonstrate exceptional academic achievement with a minimum GPA of 3.0 ("B" average); have demonstrated community service and involvement.

How to Apply