Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Epsilon Pi Omega Chapter 2019 Scholarship Application

The Epsilon Pi Omega chapter invites all high school seniors of Pan-African heritage (African, African-American, Caribbean) to apply for our available scholarships. Successful candidates will demonstrate academic achievement, leadership and participate in community service activities.

Required qualifications for consideration:
*Applicant must reside in Queens County.
*Applicant must be of Pan-African, Pan-Caribbean, or African-American descent.
*Applicant must be a graduating high school senior.
*Applicant must have attained a cumulative GPA of 85 or better.

All scholarship applications and materials must be received by Friday February 15, 2019. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

There is more than one scholarship available. Amounts: $2,000.00, $1, 500.00 and $1,000.00 awards. All scholarships are awarded through the Pearls & Ivy Foundation of Queens, Inc., a 501(c) (3) organization.


Last name, First Name *
Gender *
Phone Number (cell) *
Home Address (including zip code) *
Email address (Please provide an email address that you check regularly. All correspondence about the EPiO AKA scholarship will happen electronically) *
Name of High School *
Name of parent(s)/ guardians *
Leadership and Community Involvement Section
The following leadership and community involvement section provides the scholarship committee a snapshot of your co-curricular activities, hobbies, and community service. Please fill out the following questions carefully, using the following format:

Name of Activity/Employment/Service, Your role/title (if applicable), number of years involved, total number of hours.
Examples:
Key Club, President, 3 years, 40 hours
McDonalds, Cashier, 1 year, 5 hours per week
Queens Soup Kitchen, 5 years, 50+ hours

Extra-curricular activities, employment, hobbies/special talent (please list using format above) *
Community Service/Volunteering (please list using the format above) *
This scholarship application requires that you submit a transcript, a short personal statement, and 1 or 2 letters of recommendation from a teacher, counselor, or community member.
All materials can be submitted or uploaded directly into this form. Please note that your application will not be considered complete without these materials.
Please upload your transcript and a copy of your letter(s) of recommendation here. *
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Please use the space provided to compose a short (300 words max) personal statement on the following topic: Describe a community problem you'd like to solve. It can be anything of personal importance to you, no matter the scale. Explain why this problem matters to you, the steps you might take to address it, and the solution you hope to see. *
Thanks for your application! The committee will begin reviewing applications in late February. You will receive an update on the status of your application by Sunday March 10th, 2019. If you do not hear back by 3/10/2019- please email us at scholarshipepio@gmail.com.
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