AKA-EAF Scholarships

Scholarships are the primary means by which EAF carries out its mission. The Foundation awards Merit, Financial Need and Youth Partners Accessing Capital (Y.P.A.C.) scholarships.

Annual Amount

Varies

Additional Selection Criteria

Undergraduate Scholarships

Scholarships are the primary means by which EAF carries out its mission. The Foundation awards Merit, Financial Need and Youth Partners Accessing Capital (Y.P.A.C.) scholarships.

Merit

Scholarship Eligibility

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

  • Be a full-time, sophomore or beyond;
  • Be currently enrolled in an accredited degree-granting institution;
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 ("B" average);
  • Demonstrate community service and involvement.

Financial Need

Scholarship Eligibility

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

  • Be a full-time, sophomore or beyond;
  • Be currently enrolled in an accredited degree-granting institution;
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.5 ("C+" average);
  • Demonstrate community service and involvement.

Thrive Scholarships

Scholarship Eligibility

A new award category, Thrive scholarships will be awarded to undergraduate students who have a financial gap in tuition and need assistance to move to the next level of their education or to graduate from college (graduating seniors). These awards will not exceed $1,000 per student. To be eligible for this one-year one-time only scholarship, the applicant must:

  • Full-time student
  • Sophomore or beyond
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited degree granting institution or accepted if applying as a graduate student.
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 (C+ average)
  • Demonstrates community service and involvement

Launch Scholarships

Scholarship Eligibility

A new award category, Launch scholarships will be awarded to undergraduate students who typically do not qualify for either the merit-based or needs-based scholarships. These students are experiencing a financial shortfall and need support to pursue their education. These students may also have success in athletic or artistic achievements and demonstrate leadership. To be eligible for this one-year one-time only scholarship, the applicant must:

  • Full-time student
  • Sophomore or beyond (undergraduate students)
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited degree granting institution
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 (C+ average)
  • Demonstrates community service and involvement

Graduate Scholarships

Scholarships are the primary means by which EAF carries out its mission. The Foundation awards Merit and Financial Need graduate scholarships.

Merit

Scholarship Eligibility

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

  • Be a full-time student;
  • Be currently enrolled in an accredited degree-granting institution;
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 ("B" average);
  • Demonstrate community service and involvement.

Financial Need

Scholarship Eligibility

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

  • Be a full-time student;
  • Be currently enrolled in an accredited degree-granting institution;
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.5 ("C+" average);
  • Demonstrate community service and involvement.

Youth Partners Accessing Capital (Y.P.A.C.)

Scholarship Eligibility

  • Be a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
  • Be at least a college sophomore
  • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Demonstrate exceptional academic achievement or extreme financial need
  • Participate in leadership, volunteer, civic or campus activities

FOR OTHER SCHOLARSHIP OR AWARD OPPORTUNITIES, GO TO:  https://akaeaf.org/scholarships


Application Process

Undergraduate Scholarships

Merit

Merit scholarship applications and supporting documents for Undergraduate students are due April 15, 2022. Awards will be announced in August 2022.

Financial Need

Financial Need scholarship applications and supporting documents for Undergraduate students are due April 15, 2022. Awards will be announced in August 2022.

Thrive Scholarships

Thrive scholarship applications and supporting documents for Undergraduate students are due March 1, 2022. Awards will be announced in May 2022.

Launch Scholarships

Launch scholarship applications and supporting documents for Undergraduate students are due April 15, 2022. Awards will be announced in August 2022.

Scholarship Application Instructionshttps://akaeaf.org/uploads/files/Scholarship-Application-Instructions.pdf
Undergraduate Scholarship Fact Sheethttps://akaeaf.org/uploads/files/Undergraduate-Scholarship-Fact-Sheet.pdf
Scholarship Portal and Applicationhttps://donate.akaeaf.org/scholarship-login

Graduate Scholarships

Merit

Merit scholarship applications and supporting documents for Graduate students are due August 15, 2022. Awards will be announced by December 2022.

Financial Need

Financial Need scholarship applications and supporting documents for Graduate students are due August 15, 2022. Awards will be announced by December 2022.

Scholarship Application Instructionshttps://akaeaf.org/uploads/files/Scholarship-Application-Instructions.pdf
Graduation Scholarship Fact Sheethttps://akaeaf.org/uploads/files/Graduate-Scholarship-Fact-Sheet.pdf
Scholarship Portal and Applicationhttps://donate.akaeaf.org/scholarship-login

Youth Partners Accessing Capital (Y.P.A.C.)

Youth P.A.C. Service Award scholarship applications and supporting documents are due August 15, 2022. Awards will be announced in December 2022.

Youth P.A.C. Fact Sheethttps://akaeaf.org/uploads/files/Youth-PAC-Fact-Sheet.pdf

Scholarship Portal and Applicationhttps://donate.akaeaf.org/scholarship-login


Deadline

April 15, 2022

For the application or more information go to:
https://akaeaf.org/scholarships

SCHOLARSHIPS