2018 Foundation Scholarship

  • April 10, 2018
  • April 27, 2018

Please click the link below to download the full application packet:

2018 Scholarship Packet

The Ivy League Educational Foundation, Inc.

The Charitable Arm of

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Epsilon Upsilon Omega Chapter


The Ivy League Education Foundation, Inc. is an I. R. C. § 501(c)(3) charitable organization which was formed in 2002 by members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Epsilon Upsilon Omega Chapter.  The Foundation’s mission is to promote scholarship and community service in the greater Trenton community.  The Foundation and the Chapter have held numerous fundraisers for scholarships.  Through these efforts and the generosity of the greater Trenton community, over $400,000 has been awarded to provide direct financial aid to students and to support community programs and other local non-profit agencies and groups.  Annual scholarship awards are for at least $1,000 and are for one year.


1.      Applicant must be a minority female graduating high school senior,

2.      Applicant must be a U.S. citizen,

3.      Applicant must reside in Mercer County,

4.      Applicant must have at least a 2.5 G.P.A. on a 4.0 SCALE,

5.      Applicant must have demonstrated community service in the urban community,

6.      Applicant must demonstrate outstanding leadership skills, and

7.      Applicant must demonstrate a financial need.

Class rank, college admission test scores, writing ability through an essay, special talents and participation in extracurricular activities are also considered.  The Scholarship Committee will also be looking for poise and presentation in an interview.


Please submit the following to your guidance counselor:

·         Completed Application and Certification,

·         Letter of acceptance from an accredited college or university,

·         Two letters of recommendations; one from your school counselor and one from either a teacher, clergyman, employer, elected official or a community organization officer,

·         An essay,

·         A recent photograph, and

·         The Student Eligibility Notice/Student Aid Report.


Applicants must submit all required information to their school counselor to be mailed to our organization.  Applications must be postmarked no later than April 27, 2018.  Only applications fully completed and received in time will be reviewed.  Applications must be mailed, no hand delivery.

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