Saturday, February 16, 2019

Scholarships

Purpose

The Phi Alpha Omega Chapter Memorial Academic scholarship was established in memory of deceased members of Phi Alpha Omega and Kappa Iota Chapters. The PAO Memorial Scholarship is administered by the Tea Rose Foundation of NWA, the charitable arm of the Phi Alpha Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

Currently, the Phi Alpha Omega Chapter (PAO) Memorial Scholarship Fund honors the memory of Dionne Harold, and Cassandra C. Taylor, and Ernestine W. Gibson.

Eligibility

The Phi Alpha Omega Chapter Memorial Academic Scholarship was established in memory of deceased members of Phi Alpha Omega and Kappa Iota Chapters. The scholarship is offered to:

  1. Graduating African American seniors enrolled in a high school located in Benton, Washington and Sebastian counties,
  2. African American students currently enrolled in accredited colleges and universities in Benton, Washington and Sebastian counties,
  3. African American students from the counties previously indicated (a high school transcript must be submitted with the application) matriculating at an accredited college and/or university outside the counties previously mentioned, and
  4. All active and financial members of Phi Alpha Omega and Kappa Iota Chapters of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Selection Criteria

All applicants must be: (1) graduating high school seniors with a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA; (2) non-graduating undergraduates who have earned at least 15 college credit hours (as reflected on the applicant’s transcript) with a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA; and (3) half or full-time (as defined by their college) graduate and professional students with a minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA.  Students must maintain the minimum cumulative GPA for each term to remain eligible for the scholarship.

The PAO Memorial Scholarship is administered by the Tea Rose Foundation of Northwest Arkansas, the charitable arm of the Phi Alpha Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

Application

The 2019-20 memorial scholarship application is now available. You may access it by selecting the "Scholarship Application" icon below. The Scholarship Application Packet must be submitted electronically in the form of ONE (1) PDF Document to Scholarship@nwatearosefoundation.org. Note: Google Drive links will not be accepted to submit materials. The deadline to submit the Application Packet is March 17, 2019.  

2019-2020 AKA Scholarship Announcement

AKA HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP APP 2019-2020 FORM

AKA UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP APP 2019-2020 FORM 

AKA GRADUATE AND PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP APP 2019-2020 FORM

 

 

 

Please feel free to contact us at Scholarship@nwatearosefoundation.org for any further inquiries.

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