The Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Scholarship


The Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Scholarship provides scholarship dollars up to the amount of $2,500 to be used toward institutional charges beginning Fall Semester 2023. The award is split up into two separate disbursements. The following conditions apply:

  1. Recipients must be an African-American or Latino-American male to receive this award.
  2. Students must be a high school senior from Northwest Ohio**
  3. Recipients must be enrolled full-time to receive this award*
  4. Recipients must have a minimum GPA of 2.75 or higher to receive this award.
  5. Recipients must provide final grades after Fall Semester in order to receive disbursement of award in the Spring Semester 2023.
  6. Recipients must participate in an interview (invite only).
  7. Recipients must attend the 2023 MLK Scholarship Breakfast to receive the award.
  8. Recipients must participate in service and leadership activities in high school and in the community.
  9. Recipients must submit two (2) letters of recommendation which must be from non-family members such as a school counselor, teacher, pastor, or mentor.
  10. Applicants must describe in a short essay (500 words, double-spaced) their reflections on the ideals and philosophies of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and how they have attempted to emulate these qualities in their lives.

*Students must provide enrollment verification from institution
** Northwest Ohio consists of Toledo and surrounding area

Click here to download the scholarship application.

Applications must be postmarked no later than December 10, 2022