The Omicron Xi Omega Chapter Scholarship Program
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Omicron Xi Omega Chapter president Althia Tweiten (L) and chapter scholarship chairperson Erica Brown (far right) presented scholarships to eight local area high school graduates including (l to r) David Cummings, Micah Washington, Alisa Wiggins, LeAnne James, Jessica Ramrakah, Seniah Thompson, and Kristina Cassanova. Micah Taylor (not pictured) also received a scholarship award. The scholarship presentation was held during a reception held at the Catchings Owens Community Suite in Montclair on Saturday, June 17, 2018.
PEARLS & IVIES SERVING MONTCLAIR NJ and BEYOND
PO BOX 876
MONTCLAIR, NJ 07042
Pearls & Ivies Serving Montclair NJ and Beyond Nonprofit Corporation and Omicron Xi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated are pleased to invite college bound young women to apply for one of our 2019 Scholarships.
Pearls & Ivies Serving Montclair NJ and Beyond Foundation was formed in 2017, based in an already existing tradition with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and Omicron Xi Omega chapter of giving and sharing in the local communities and throughout the world. The mission of Pearls & Ivies Foundation is to address the needs of the community and encourage continued education by offering service programs, extending scholarship to students in need, and partnering with other community based organizations with similar goals and interests.
Since 1908, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated has implemented programs that impact countless lives by providing “Service to all Mankind.” The current International Program focuses on Exemplifying Excellence through Sustainable Service. Members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority are addressing community needs with service initiatives in five target areas:
The Signature Program is #CAPSM which is the abbreviation for College Admissions Process. It is designed to assist students in their efforts to enter college by providing a hands-on approach that includes all the steps from researching various colleges to actually completing the application process.
Pearls & Ivies Serving Montclair NJ and Beyond Nonprofit Corporation and Omicron Xi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., focusing on Montclair, Bloomfield, and West Essex will award scholarships in four categories:
HBCU (Historically Black College and University
1. Community Service
2. STEAM Scholarship
3. The Doris H. Coleman Butterfly Book Scholarship
Here is the scholarship application and criteria for the 2019-20 Awards
Please note that applicants are expected to follow all guidelines of the outlined process. Incomplete packages will not be considered. Applications must be submitted to OXOSCHOLARSHIP@GMAIL.COM or postmarked by April 1, 2019 if mailed.
All vetted applicants must be available to attend a brief interview.
Also, we encourage you to visit the Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation, Incorporated (E.A.F) website which is www.akaeaf.org and apply for additional scholarships. If you have questions or concerns, please contact Erica Brown at 973-715-4327.