Alpha Lambda Education Foundation
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Alpha Lambda Education Foundation
Academic Scholarship Application
2021 – 2022 Academic Year
Deadline: December 4, 2020
Purpose: The Alpha Lambda Education Foundation offers scholarships to African American males who plan to attend an accredited University/College. Applications are reviewed by the Fraternity’s scholarship committee to recommend scholarship winners for the upcoming academic year.
Criteria: Eligible applicant(s) will be a male high school senior of African American descent planning to attend an accredited University/College for the 2021 – 2022 Academic Year. Eligibility also requires a minimal grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, residence in the Metro Louisville area, and completion of the required essay. Late and/or incomplete application packets will not be considered.
Applicant Packet Checklist:
Completed Academic Scholarship Application
Headshot Photograph of the Applicant Wearing a Dress Shirt, Tie, and Jacket (Mobile Cellular Phone Quality is Okay)
Completed W9 Form
High School Transcript
Typed Essay, MLA Format, 500 Word Maximum, 12pt Font with One-Inch Margins (topics are located in the application)
Application Submission: Applicant should submit the completed application packet (see Application Packet Checklist) using the option below.
Electronic. Packet submitted in one email with all items as attachments on or before 11:59 p.m. EST December 4, 2020 to:
Contact: Questions regarding the scholarship requirements or process should be directed to Alpha Lambda Scholarship at: firstname.lastname@example.org
If Selected: Applicant(s) selected to receive the Alpha Lambda Education Foundation Academic Scholarship will receive a complementary ticket (+1 guest) to attend the 2021 Hope Breakfast on January 18, 2021 and be recognized by the men of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated. Additional tickets may be purchased until the event is sold out.
*Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the event will be hosted using a virtual alternative. Applicant(s) selected to receive a scholarship award will be expected to participate – including cooperating with the planning committee with adjustments to accommodate a virtual alternative.
Proof of Registration: If selected to receive the Alpha Lambda Education Foundation Academic Scholarship, the applicant(s) will be required to produce a letter of acceptance and a copy of their class schedule for the Fall 2021 semester as proof of registration to an accredited University or College. Class registration will be verified before the scholarship dollars are released. Failure to provide this information by August 6, 2021 will result in forfeiting the scholarship award and will require no further communication from the Alpha Lambda Education Foundation or the applicant(s) regarding the scholarship award.
If you prefer to print and complete a hard copy of the application, Please click the PDF icon to download the Application.