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 2021. The award is split up into two separate disbursements. The following conditions apply:
- Recipients must be an African-American or Latino-American male to receive this award.
- Students must be a high school senior from Northwest Ohio**
- Recipients must be enrolled full-time to receive this award*
- Recipients must have a minimum GPA of 2.75 or higher to receive this award.
- Recipients must provide final grades after Fall Semester in order to receive disbursement of award in the Spring Semester 2021.
- Recipients must participate in an interview (invite only).
- Recipients must attend the 2021 MLK Scholarship Breakfast to receive the award.
- Recipients must participate in service and leadership activities in high school and in the community.
- Recipients must submit two (2) letters of recommendation which must be from non-family members such as a school counselor, teacher, pastor, or mentor.
- 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
Applications must be postmarked no later than December 11, 2020