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Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Eta Theta Lambda Chapter

Scholarship Program

General Application Guidelines for All Scholarships


  • Open to Black or Latino male high school seniors.

  • Minimum 80% average/3.0 GPA.

  • Specific geographical requirements apply to some scholarships.


Application Process:

  • Select the Scholarship(s): Review the criteria for each scholarship and determine which one(s) align with your achievements and aspirations.

  • Prepare Documents: Gather all necessary documents, including your resume, letters of recommendation, essays, and any required proof of achievements or service.

  • Online Application: Visit the designated application website (to be provided) for Eta Theta Lambda scholarships. Create an account or log in if you already have one.

  • Fill Out the Application Form: Complete all the required fields in the application form. You can apply to multiple scholarships through the same application portal, but ensure to tailor your application according to each scholarship’s criteria.

  • Upload Documents: Attach all your supporting documents, including your essay(s), resume, letters of recommendation, and any other required materials.

  • Review and Submit: Before submitting, thoroughly review your application for completeness and accuracy. Ensure that each part of the application reflects your best effort and is tailored to the specific scholarship criteria.

  • Submit by Deadline: Be mindful of the deadlines for each scholarship and submit your application accordingly. Late submissions are typically not accepted.


Important Notes:

  • Personal Information: Ensure that all personal information, including contact details, is current and accurate.

  • Follow Instructions: Carefully read and follow the specific instructions for each scholarship.

  • Unique Aspects of Each Application: While some components are common across all scholarships, pay special attention to the unique requirements of each.

  • Confirmation of Submission: After submitting, you should receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive this, contact the scholarship committee for verification.


                                                                 Application Timeline:

  • Application Launch Date: January 10th

  • Application Deadline: April 1st


Selection and Celebration:

  • Winner Announcement: The scholarship recipient will be announced in May.
    Celebration Details: Further information regarding the celebration of the scholarship recipient will be provided. The in person celebration will require mandatory attendance to receive the award.

Contact for Queries:


Thurgood Marshall

Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Scholarship

MLK Leadership Scholarship

WEB DuBois HBCU Scholarship

Frederick Douglass Humanitarian Scholarship

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