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ITHACA 1906 EDUCATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS


APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, April 1, 2022 at 11:59pm


Completed Application Packet and ALL supplemental documents must be submitted to:

Ithaca1906ef@gmail.com

SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

In support of educational development and academic excellence, the Ithaca 1906 Educational Foundation on behalf of the Sigma Mu Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. offers the following scholarships:

Scholarship Type

Award Amount

Claude & Glenda Mickle Scholarship

$2,500

Ithaca 1906 Scholarship

$1,500

Career/Vocational/Technical

$1,000

Book Scholarship

$500/Semester

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Applicant must meet the following criteria for consideration of an Ithaca 1906 Education Foundation Scholarship Award:

  1. Applicant must reside within Montgomery/Chester County; and
  2. Must be a Male high school senior graduating in Spring 2022; and
  3. Plan to attend a four-year University or College OR a Career/Vocational/Technical program as a full-time student; and
  4. Minimum grade point average for respective scholarship

The following documents MUST be attached to and submitted in conjunction with the completed application:

  1. Official High School Transcript.
  2. School Recommendation. One typed, signed, and dated current 2021/2022 letter of recommendation from a school official (i.e. principal, teacher/instructor, counselor, advisor, etc.) on the school’s official letter head. The recommendation should include the length of time the recommender has known the applicant and in what capacity; and highlight the applicant’s academic achievements, personal characteristics, and leadership ability/skills.
  3. Essay. Typed one page essay providing (1) biographical sketch that includes extracurricular and leadership activities, (2) applicants’ educational goals and ambitions, and (3) statement on why the candidate believes he should be awarded an Ithaca 1906 Scholarship.

 

SCHOLARSHIP SELECTION AND CRITERIA

The Claude & Glenda Mickle Scholarship: Provides a financial award to students who seek to advance their education by enrolling in an accredited four-year University/College. Students applying for the Claude W. Mickle Scholarship must meet the following criteria:

  • Reside within Montgomery/Chester County;
  • Be a 2022 high school graduate with a grade point average of 3.0 or above;
  • Be able to demonstrate community or extracurricular involvement; and

Be accepted by or planning to attend an accredited four-year University/College as a full-time student beginning in the fall of 2022.

 

The Ithaca 1906 Scholarship: Provides a financial award to students who seek to advance their education by enrolling in an accredited four-year University/College. Students applying for the Ithaca 1906 Scholarship must meet the following criteria:

  • Reside within Montgomery/Chester County;
  • Be a 2022 high school graduate with a grade point average of 2.5 or above;
  • Be able to demonstrate community or extracurricular involvement; and
  • Be accepted by or planning to attend an accredited four-year University/College as a full-time student beginning in the fall of 2022.