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2018 Think HBCU Scholarship applications now being accepted

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Posted at 8:19 AM, Jun 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-19 10:59:55-04

The Alpha Kappa Alpha Foundation of Detroit in conjunction with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated Alpha Rho Omega Chapter is proud to announce the 2018 “Think HBCU” Scholarship.

The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to male or female high school graduates from the Detroit metropolitan area who will attend a Historically Black College or University (HBCU) in the fall of 2018.

The “Think HBCU” scholarship will assist with the cost of tuition, housing or books. To be eligible, students must meet the following criteria:

1. Must be in good academic standing with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher and submit an official high school transcript at the time of application.
2. The applicant must be a graduate of a high school in Detroit and/or a current member of the AKATeens of Detroit.
3. Must submit proof of acceptance into an HBCU.
4. Must submit a typed essay of 300-500 words answering the following question: Why did you choose to attend an HBCU?

APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 30, 2018

For more information, email akaalpharhoomega@gmail.com.