Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® is the oldest Greek-letter organization established by college-educated African American women. On January 15th, 1908, this illustrious organization was founded on the campus of Howard University in Washington, DC. To trace its history is to tell a remarkable story in America, spanning more than a century.
The dynamic group of women who organized the Sorority were concerned about the social issues of their time. One generation removed from slavery, these young women understood the privilege that they had to pursue their education at a highly respected institution. With this opportunity, these women used their college experiences to address the challenges in their community.
As our world becomes more diverse, the need for advocacy increases. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®, as an international organization, sets a precedent for addressing political and social issues present in our global communities. The influence of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® continues to positively impact our world; its legacy continues to promote higher education, lifelong sisterhood, and service to all mankind.
The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® Epsilon Omicron Omega Chapter Scholarship is supported by the Foundation for Educational Opportunities and the fundraising efforts of chapter members. The recipient(s) of this scholarship will be awarded financial support to be used towards educational expenses.
Scholarship applications must be submitted online at https://akahartford.scholarship.app/ by March 31, 2021.