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Alpha Lambda Education Foundation 

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

2024 – 2025 Academic Year 
Deadline: December 4, 2023 

Purpose: The Alpha Lambda Education Foundation offers scholarships to African American and Latino 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 2024 – 2025 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 the option below.

  • Electronic. Packet submitted in one email with all items as attachments on or before 11:59 p.m. EST December 4, 2023 to:

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 2024 Hope Breakfast on January 15, 2024 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 may 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 2024 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 5, 2024 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. 


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