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Delta Beta Omega's Scholarship Program for Deserving Students
The Delta Beta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. is pleased to announce its scholarship program for the 2019-2020 school year. In recent years, our local chapter has awarded numerous scholarships to very deserving students. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority is the oldest Black Greek letter organization established in America by African American college women.  Our mission is to provide service to all mankind by volunteering our time and resources to multifaceted programs that address education, health and wellness, as well as issues of national and international concern.
Applications for scholarships are now being accepted from qualified students who:
  • Are graduating high school seniors entering a four-year college or university OR are community college students transferring to a four-year college or university
  • Have a minimum GPA (Grade Point Average) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Are interested in careers in education (for the Dr. Peggy L. Payne Memorial Scholarship only).

The Delta Beta Omega Scholarship Committee would like to thank you for your interest in applying during our 2020 season.  Due to concerns related to the growing coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic we have determined that the application deadline will be extended until Friday, July 31, 2020.  This is to provide applicants with additional time to gather the necessary documents and materials. 

PLEASE NOTE:  Official transcripts may be sent electronically by your guidance counselor and/or registrar through Xello or other platforms that your district has identified for electronic submissions.  Please follow-up with your school guidance counselor to regarding your campus process. It is important that  your FULL NAME  with  OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT be listed in the subject line of the email from your guidance counselor and/or registrar.

We are in unprecedented times and need to support all students looking to pursue higher education and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated will continue to do so.  If this new date needs to change we will post a notification.

The deadline for application submission has been extended to Friday, July 31, 2020
  • Two letters of recommendation:  One from a teacher, guidance counselor and/or extracurricular advisor AND one from person in the community (i.e. pastor, employer).  
  • Bio with school and community leadership and/or involvement.
  • A photo (no-selfies) no larger than 4x6 with your FULL name on the back.
  • Your double spaced essay with your name in the upper left corner.
  • Include a sealed AND signed official transcript from the registrar’s office, which indicates class rank, grade point average, and SAT or ACT scores. 
  • Additional typed sheets to specific questions within application with name in the upper left corner.    
  • Please email the committee if you have questions

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