Alpha Lambda Education Foundation 

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Alpha Lambda Education Foundation 
Academic Scholarship Application

2020 – 2021 Academic Year 
Deadline: December 4, 2019 

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 2020 – 2021 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.

Award: $1,000.00

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 one of the two options below.

  • Electronic. Packet is submitted in one email with all items as attachments on or before 11:59 p.m. EST December 4, 2019 to:

  • Mail. Packet is submitted by mail postmarked or before December 4, 2019 to:

ATTN: ALEF Scholarship

Alpha Lambda Chapter

Alpha Phi Alpha

PO Box 1893

Louisville, KY 40201

Contact: Questions regarding the scholarship requirements or process should be directed to Alpha Lambda Scholarship at:

If Selected: Applicant(s) selected to receive the Alpha Lambda Education Foundation Academic Scholarship will receive a complementary ticket (+1 guest) to attend the 2020 Hope Breakfast on January 20, 2020 and be recognized by the men of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated. Additional tickets may be purchased until the event is sold out.

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 to an accredited University or College before the scholarship dollars are released.


If you prefer to print and complete a hard copy of the application, Please click the PDF icon to download the Application. 


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