The Phoenix AKARAMA Foundation is pleased to announce its scholarship program for the 2019-2020 school year. In recent years, our local chapter has awarded numerous scholarships to very deserving students. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority is the oldest Black Greek letter organization established in America by African American college women.  Our mission is to provide service to all mankind by volunteering our time and resources to multifaceted programs that address education, health and wellness, as well as issues of national and international concern.


Applications for scholarships are accepted from young women who:

  • Are graduating high school seniors entering a four-year college or university OR are community college students transferring to a four-year college or university

  • Have a minimum GPA (Grade Point Average) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

  • Are interested in careers in education (for the Dr. Peggy L. Payne Memorial Scholarship only)

The Delta Beta Omega Scholarship Committee would like to thank you for your interest in applying during our 2020 season.  Due to concerns related to the growing coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic we have determined that the application deadline will be extended until Friday, July 31, 2020.  This is to provide applicants with additional time to gather the necessary documents and materials. 

PLEASE NOTE:  Official transcripts may be sent electronically by your guidance counselor and/or registrar through Xello or other platforms that your district has identified for electronic submissions.  Please follow-up with your school guidance counselor to regarding your campus process. It is important that  your FULL NAME  with  OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT be listed in the subject line of the email from your guidance counselor and/or registrar.

We are in unprecedented times and need to support all students looking to pursue higher education and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated will continue to do so.  If this new date needs to change we will post a notification.


Phone 877-252-1908



Phoenix AKARAMA Foundation

Post Office Box 64971

Phoenix, Arizona 85082

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The AKARAMA Foundation does not discriminate in its educational service programs or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion or religious creed, disability or handicap, sex or gender (including pregnancy, sexual harassment and other sexual misconduct including acts of sexual violence such as rape, sexual assault, sexual exploitation and coercion), gender identity and/or expression (including a transgender identity), sexual orientation, military or veteran status,  genetic information,  or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.  Retaliation is also prohibited.  The AKARAMA Foundation will comply with state and federal laws such as M.G.L. c. 151B, Title IX, Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and other similar laws that prohibit discrimination.