Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated©
Alpha Lambda Omega Chapter
Established 1929 | Charlotte, North Carolina

Sunday, February 25, 2018

The Ethnic-Minority Scholarship application period is now OPEN

Ten local high school students are awarded a scholarship of up to $1,000 to help with college expenses.  The annual scholarship competition is open to all local high school seniors who apply with a 2.5 GPA or higher; SAT score of 750 or higher (combined Math and Critical Reading); demonstrated leadership capabilities (church, school, community service); evidence of financial need; member of an ethnic-minority group; resident of Mecklenburg County (legacy applicants exempt); and applicant must be entering college as a freshman in the Fall of scholarship year.

APPLICATION PACKET (All items must be included):

  • Completed Application
  • Two letters of support from school, community, church or employers
  • An official transcript, listing class rank and GPA
  • Copy of acceptance letter from the institution the student plans to attend
  • SAT scores (sealed copy) or ACT scores (sealed copy)
  • One-page typed essay demonstrating financial need and why applicant desires the scholarship
  • Head shot photograph of applicant; examples: passport, school or professional photo (no selfies)
  • Self-addressed stamped envelope

All scholarship packets must be postmarked by April 8, 2018 to be considered. Incomplete packages will not be considered.

Mail to:

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.,
Alpha Lambda Omega Chapter
P.O. Box 31624
Charlotte, NC 28231


  • Recipients who attend a four-year college or university will receive a one-time $1000 scholarship.
  • Recipients who attend a community college will receive a one-time $500 scholarship.

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