Alpha Phi Alpha Scholarship

  • ALPHA PHI ALPHA FRATERNITY, INC.®

    MU SIGMA LAMBDA CHAPTER, BALDWIN HILLS/CULVER CITY
    Post Office Box 638, Inglewood, CA 90307

    Bro. Willis L. Lonzer III, Ph.D
    General President

    Bro. Dondrell Swanson
    Western Region Vice President

    Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

    Bro. Tony “Khalfani” Magee
    Chapter President

    Bro. James T. Johnson
    Chapter Vice President

  • Dear Scholarship Applicant,

    For 114 years, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated, the first collegiate fraternity for African American men, has been dedicated to developing leaders, promoting academic excellence, public service, and social responsibility in our local and global communities. In an effort to facilitate these goals, the Mu Sigma Lambda Chapter of the fraternity is offering one thousand dollar ($1,000) scholarships to graduating high school men who are pursuing higher education.

    Scholarship recipients will be selected based upon academic achievement, financial need, community service, and on an original essay. Carefully review the scholarship requirements. An incomplete application will not be considered. Please feel free to copy and distribute this letter and the attached application and requirements to all persons interested in applying for a scholarship. Applications can also be obtained from baldwinhillsalphas.com. Inquiries should be addressed to [email protected] or (310) 487-3943.

    Applications must be received no later than April 15, 2021.

    Applicants are encouraged to apply before the deadline even if you are waiting for admission to the college or university of your choice and or have not decided on which college or university that you will attend.

    Applications that are not received by the deadline and applications that are incomplete will not be considered.

    Applications and official transcripts can be submitted to [email protected]. If the application is submitted this way, official transcripts must be sent separately by an official from the applicant’s school. Applications and official transcripts can also be mailed to:

    ALPHA PHI ALPHA FRATERNITY INC.,
    MU SIGMA LAMBDA CHAPTER
    P.O. BOX 638
    INGLEWOOD, CA 90307

     

    Sincerely,
    Norman Hearon
    Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.
    Mu Sigma Lambda Chapter
    Scholarship Committee Chair

     

    ALPHA PHI ALPHA FRATERNITY INC.
    MU SIGMA LAMBDA CHAPTER
    SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY AND REQUIREMENTS

    ELIGIBILITY:

    1. The applicant must be a male student who is a graduating high school senior for the 2021 academic school year. The applicant must be a student at a Southern California high school.
    2. The applicant has or will enroll as a full time college student at a four year college or university in the Fall, 2021 term.
    3. The applicant must possess a minimum grade point average (G.P.A.) of 3.0 or its equivalent.
    4. The applicant must provide proof of acceptance AND enrollment in a four year college or university.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    1. The applicant must provide ALL of the following:
      1. An official transcript that includes the applicant’s grade point average. If mailed, the transcript must be provided in a sealed envelope from the school providing the transcript AND it must be included with the completed application materials. If the application is submitted electronically, the official transcript must be sent by an official from the applicant’s school.
      2. TWO letters of reference from persons who can attest to the quality of your class work, ability and character. At least one of the two letters must be from a current or former teacher.
      3. Complete responses to all of the questions on the application form.
      4. A 200 word essay on “How I Will Use My Education to Serve My Community”.
      5. A wallet sized photograph of you.
      6. Proof of enrollment in a four year college or university should you be selected to receive a scholarship. Scholarship funds will not be disbursed until proof of enrollment (e.g. registrar’s receipt) is received by the Mu Sigma Lambda Chapter of the fraternity. Proof of enrollment can be emailed to [email protected].

    ALPHA PHI ALPHA FRATERNITY INC.
    MU SIGMA LAMBDA CHAPTER
    SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

  • 1. PERSONAL INFORMATION

  • 2. SCHOOL INFORMATION

  • 3. ACTIVITIES

  • 4. EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE

  • 5. WORK AND RESIDENCE INFORMATION

  • 6. REQUIRED MATERIAL:

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