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Bay Area students: Several scholarships available now with March 31 and April 22 deadlines

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Silicon Valley Chapter releases several scholarships due in April for African-American, college-bound students; Rho Delta Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. online scholarship application is due March 31

By ONME Newswire

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. of Silicon Valley

in partnership with

$5000 in scholarships will be awarded!

Academic & Civic Excellence Scholarships

• Maurice Hardeman Scholarships: For academic & service excellence

• Oriki Theater's Rites of Passage: For a graduate of the Rites of Passage Program

• T J Owen Scholarship: For a student with a planned career in education

• Tracy Wilson Scholarship: For the student overcoming challenges.

Eligibility Check List:

□ Silicon Valley graduating high school senior

□ Resident of Silicon Valley

□ Official sealed transcript

□ Completed application

□ Signed application

Two sealed letters of recommendation

□ Complete 300 - 400-word essay

□ Optional: additional description of honors, sports, activities, etc.

□ Application must be received by: April 22, 2022

□ Must attend interview (if chosen as finalist) TBA

□ Awardees attend scholarship presentation ceremony

□ Full-time student Fall 2022

□ Provide proof of enrollment by: 10-1-2022


Download scholarship packet below

2022 ESL scholarship application (1)
Download PDF • 158KB


Presented by Rho Delta Omega Chapter,

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

2022 Ivy and Pearls Foundation Scholarship $1,500-$3,000 Awards for Bay Area High School Seniors

The Ivy and Pearls Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that provides scholarships to outstanding high school students in the greater Bay Area of African and African-American descent. The Foundation has proudly awarded thousands of dollars in scholarships to students in the Bay Area to fund their future educational aspirations and goals.



*Applicants must be of African or African-American descent *Applicants must reside in San Mateo County, Santa Clara County, Alameda County, San Francisco City/County, or Contra Costa County *Applicants may be female, male, or non-binary *Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale *Applicant must be a high school senior, graduating in Spring 2022 *Applicant must be accepted to a two-year, four-year, or vocational college and show proof of enrollment before scholarship funds will be dispersed.

FURTHER APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS - All documents must be uploaded to the Google form link

*2022 Scholarship Essay – no more than two (2) pages, typed and double-spaced *Two (2) Letters of Recommendation – teacher, counselor, principal, coach, or individual familiar with your personal achievements *Unofficial high school transcript, including grades from Fall Semester 2021 (may be uploaded and attached to your online submission) *Verification of a minimum of twenty (20) completed community service hours (hours listed on your transcript are considered “verified”) PLEASE NOTE: YOU MUST USE A GMAIL ACCOUNT/ EMAIL ADDRESS TO SUBMIT THE APPLICATION



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