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									                                 UPSILON TAU OMEGA CHAPTER
                                 ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY, INC
                                 P.O. BOX 44974
                                 FORT WASHINGTON, MD 20744




February 5, 2010


Dear High School Guidance Counselors and Scholarship Applicants:

Upsilon Tau Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., located in Fort Washington, Maryland, will
award an academic scholarship to a high school senior who is planning to attend a two (2) or four (4) year
college or university on a full-time basis. The scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic achievement,
financial need and desire to attain higher education.
Please encourage all students with a 2.5 GPA or higher to apply.

Upsilon Tau Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. provides educational scholarships
to support our organization’s commitment to cultivating and encouraging the career and academic goals of
young people. All High School Seniors meeting the following criteria are encouraged to apply for the Upsilon
Tau Omega – AKA scholarship.

APPLICANTS MUST:
  - Reside in or attend high school in Southern Prince George’s County
  - Graduate from High School in 2010
  - Attend a two (2) or four (4) year college or university in the Fall 2010
  - Complete a scholarship application form
  - Submit an official high school transcript
  - Submit an essay (as outlined on the application form)
  - Submit a resume (as outlined on the application form)
  - Submit two (2) letters of recommendation
  - Submit a head shot photo 4x6 only---REQUIRED

QUESTIONS

Please contact Robin Crawley, Scholarship Committee Chairman by telephone at 301.749.0369 or via e-mail at
programs@akaupsilontauomega.org. All applicants will be contacted within 4 weeks following the application
deadline.

Thank you in advance for your interest and cooperation.

Genesta Belton

Genesta Belton
President



           Additional copies of the application can be downloaded from www.akaupsilontauomega.org
                                     SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
                                    UPSILON TAU OMEGA CHAPTER
                                    ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY, INC
                                    P.O. BOX 44974
                                    FORT WASHINGTON, MD 20744




Name: ________________________________________________________________________________________
                   Last                      First                      Middle

Date of Birth: ___________________       Name of High School: __________________________________________

Home Address: ________________________________________________________________________________

                 ________________________________________________________________________________
                       City                      State                     Zip Code

Telephone #____________________ Alternate #___________________ Email _____________________

How did you find out about the scholarship? ___________________________________________


What is your anticipated college/university for 2010? Please attach any letters of acceptance you have received.


What percentage of your college costs will be paid through scholarships, grants or financial aid? _________

                    Additional information required for submission to complete the application:

1.) An official high school transcript that includes grades from the 1st semester of the current school year and include
overall grade point average (GPA).

2.) Two (2) letters of recommendation attesting to your character and achievements with at least one (1) from a guidance
counselor or teacher.

3.) Write an Essay describing “your commitment to public service”. Include an instance when you asserted your
leadership in a community or civic activity, what you learned, and how you plan to further advance your leadership and
personal goals.” Submission should be no more than 500 words, double spaced using 12 point Times New Roman font.

4) Resume that includes: work experience, volunteer experience, community service experience, extracurricular
activities, membership in organizations, educational and career goals and special achievements/accomplishments

5.) A head shot photo (4 x 6 only). If awarded, the photo will be used for the community service display. Photos submitted
will not be returned and will be kept on file with the application.

    ALL OF THE ABOVE NOTED INFORMATION INCLUDING THE APPLICATION FORM MUST BE
           POST MARKED NO LATER THAN FRIDAY, APRIL 9, 2010 AND SUBMITTED TO:
                   Upsilon Tau Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc
                                       P.O. Box 44974
                                 Fort Washington, MD 20744

                      Additional copies can be downloaded from www.akaupsilontauomega.org

								
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