Scholarships for College

Launching New Dimensions of Service


The Rho Delta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. is pleased to announce two scholarship programs offered through their Ivy and Pearls Foundation.

Since its inception, the Ivy and Pearls Foundation has awarded thousands of dollars in scholarships to help aspiring youth further their education, growth and development.

HBCU Campus Tour Scholarship

Our HBCU Tour Scholarship has been awarded for the year. Please visit our website later in the year for the new application details.

2017 Ivy and Pearls Foundation Scholarship

A minimum of four IPF scholarships will be awarded in 2017, and are intended to aid entering college freshmen by providing financial support based on academic merit, community engagement and need. One of these scholarships will be designated for a freshman attending a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) institution. More details coming soon! Completed application packages must be sent by 24 March 2017. Finalists will be formally acknowledged during the annual African American Baccalaureate Program in San Jose, CA on Sunday, 04 June 2017.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be a resident of the Rho Delta Omega service area (San Mateo, Santa Clara and Alameda counties)
  • Be African/African-American
  • Be a high school student graduating in Spring 2017
  • Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or above on a 4.0 scale
  • Be enrolled as a full-time student in a two- or four-year college in Fall 2017
  • Show recent community involvement

Download 2017 IPF Scholarship Application
The 2017 Ivy and Pearl Foundation Scholarships have been awarded. Please check back later for 2018 scholarship information!

Contact for more information.

Thank you for your interest!