Scholarship Application

The Rho Delta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. is pleased to announce applications are now being accepted for scholarships offered through their Ivy and Pearls Foundation.

Since its inception, the Ivy and Pearls Foundation has awarded thousands of dollars in scholarships to help aspiring youth further their education, growth and development.

In 2017, four scholarships will be awarded, and are intended to aid entering college freshmen by providing financial support based on academic merit, community engagement and need. There will be a designation of 2 of the 4 scholarships: One of the scholarships will be designated for a
freshman attending a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) institution. One of the scholarships will also be designated for a female freshman attending a 4 year College/University majoring in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) field.

Completed application packages must be submitted by March 24, 2017. Finalists are required to attend the annual African- American Baccalaureate Program in San Jose, CA on June 4, 2017. Finalists are also required to provide bi-annual progress reports, which consist of four questions, by Jan 31st and July 1st of each year of freshman through senior year.

Applicant requirements

o Be a resident of the Rho Delta Omega service area (San Mateo, Santa Clara and Alameda counties)
o Be African/African American
o Be a high school student graduating in Spring 2017
o Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or above on a 4.0 scale
o Be enrolled as a full-time student in a two- or four-year college in Fall 2017
o Show recent community involvement

Download 2017 IPF Scholarship Application
The 2017 Ivy and Pearl Foundation Scholarships have been awarded. Please check back later for 2018 scholarship information!

Contact scholarships@ivyandpearls.org for more information.

Thank you for your interest!