A WISH, Incorporated and
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Gamma Mu Omega Chapter
2019 Scholarship Application
A WISH, Incorporated and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Gamma Mu Omega Chapter announce their 2019 Scholarship Award Program.
To successfully complete the application process, please download all of the following documents in the 2019 Scholarship Packet.
2019 Scholarship Criteria
2019 Scholarship Application Packet
Verification of Community Service Form
SCHOLARSHIP AWARD PROGRAM CRITERIA
I. Eligibility Criteria for Scholarship Applicants - Students must:
A. Be a senior enrolled in the Daytona Beach/Halifax Area of Volusia County, which includes Daytona Beach, Holly Hill, Ormond Beach, South Daytona, Port Orange and New Smyrna Beach. Juniors who participate in A WISH, INC. and Gamma Mu Omega sponsored programs are eligible to apply.
B. Submit an official school sealed transcript documenting your cumulative grade point average (CPGA) and class rank. You must, on the date of the application deadline date, and throughout your senior year, have maintained at least a 2.80 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent if other scale). Failure to submit completed materials by the deadline date will result in disqualification.
C. Submit at least two (2) letters of recommendation, preferably documenting active community service whether through school, church, organizations, or other affiliations. Relatives of the applicant may not submit recommendation letters. Failure to submit letters of recommendation will result in decreased scoring.
D. Submit a completed Verification of Community Service form with your application package. Incomplete documentation including telephone numbers of a contact person to confirm community service will decrease scoring. Community service is a critical part of the ratings process. Failure to submit completed materials by the deadline date will result in disqualification.
E. Submit a completed Scholarship Application along with supporting materials and a 350-word-essay on the theme by the deadline date/time – there are no exceptions. The 2019 theme: “What do you consider to be the most pressing societal problems we face today? And why?" Failure to submit completed materials by the deadline date will result in
F. Attend and participate in the reception honoring our scholarship recipients.
II. The Scholarship Application, essay and all other required materials must be received on or before Tuesday, April 30, 2019. There are no exceptions. Applicants are encouraged to get their applications in early to avoid obstacles that might hinder timely submission of all data. Applicant shall submit all materials to:
Mrs. Herronda Mortimer, Chairman
A WISH, Incorporated
Post Office Box 10325, Daytona Beach, FL 32120