Pearls of Power Foundation and Delta Delta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority inc. Scholarships

The Pearls of Power Foundation, Incorporated and Delta Delta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. are pleased to announce they will be awarding thirteen scholarships to students in the area.

The scholarships are the:
1) Susie Haire Mann Scholarship (two (2) will be awarded) – The recipients will be African American female or male students who will attend a Historically Black College or University (HBCU)
2) Pearls of Power Excellence in Education Scholarship – The recipient will be a student who has exemplified outstanding academic achievement.
3) Pearls of Power Excellence in Leadership and Community Service Scholarship
The recipient must demonstrate leadership and excellence exemplified through academic achievement and extracurricular activities including commitment to community service. Must provide documentation/verification of leadership achievements (Serves as elected or appointed officer, committee chairman, letter from sponsor familiar with the student’s work. Must provide documentation/verification of volunteer community service demonstrated within the community and at school (newspaper articles, letters, programs, certificates). The recipient of this scholarship may be an entering freshman or current sophomore, junior or senior in college.
4) Tracy Y. Gardner Memorial Scholarship – The recipient must be a student that resides in the city of East St. Louis or attends East St. Louis Senior High School. They must plan to attend a 2- or 4-year college or university and have maintained a 2.5 GPA on a 4-point scale. They must provide evidence of school and/or community involvement.
5) The Delbert and Esther Loy Memorial Scholarship- The recipient must be a scholar athlete, or a scholar actively involved in two or more extracurricular activities.
6) The Irene Loy Excellence in Business Administration – The recipient must be a student who in majors in business or a business-related field (public relations, communication, advertising, sales, marketing etc.)
7) Five one-year academic scholarships
8) One four-year continuing education scholarship

To apply for ten of the scholarships, the applicant must be a high school senior who will enroll for the first time in a four-year accredited college or university that is located in the United States. One other scholarship is for a high school senior who will enroll for the first time in a two or four year institution. Two of the scholarships may be awarded to students who are continuing their education.

Eligibility Criteria

  • High school senior or current college student
  • Live in St. Clair County, IL
  • GPA of 2.5 or higher

Questions? Contact support@myscholarshipcentral.org

Award
$1,000
Deadline
06/01/2022
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you a U.S. Citizen or a legal permanent resident?
  2. Please list honors/extracurricular activities/recognitions/hobbies.
  3. List your community service and leadership experiences. Share the organization, your role, and the dates you participated.
  4. Financial aid
    • Are you receiving financial aid for which repayment is not required? (e.g., scholarships, grants)
    • Are you receiving financial aid for which repayment is required? (e.g., loans, aids which carry an obligation of present or future service?)
    • If yes, how much per semester?
    • If yes, how much per semester? Total amount of grant or scholarship.
  5. Do you have a relative who is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated?
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