About the Scholarship

Alpha Kappa Alpha Financial Need Scholarships is accredited by The Educational Advancement Foundation. The foundation was formed in the year 1980 by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc it provides funds to advance education in fulfillment to promote lifelong learning.


What are the requirements needed while applying for this grant?

  • Applicants must demonstrate community service and involvement.

  • Applicants are required to submit 3 letters of recommendation.

  • A current official transcript from all colleges that you have attended with cumulative GPA listed.

  • Candidates must provide financial need analysis.

  • The understudies applying for this award must present a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application.


Alpha Kappa Alpha Financial Need Scholarships award amounts to

  • This scholarship award ranges from $750 to $2500 each year which is non-renewable.

  • The total number of awards offered by this scholarship varies depending on the total availability of funds and students meeting their requirements.


Deadline info

The applications are to be presented before the end of April 15, 2020. Understudies are informed to present their grant application, and other requirements are to be submitted before the due date. Applications and other data are accessible online on the Educational Advancement Foundation website.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be a full-time sophomore or higher level student.

  • The applicant must be enrolled in an accredited degree providing university or college.

  • The applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5.

  • The applicant must be involved in community service.