Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., founded in 1908 as the first African-American Greek-letter sorority, promotes high scholastic and ethical standards.  Since 1987, the North Suburban Atlanta Chapter, Rho Zeta Omega, has actively supported the community through various service projects.  One of our annual projects includes awarding college scholarships to talented area students.  The PEARL Foundation, Inc., in conjunction with Rho Zeta Omega Chapter will award 2012 scholarships based on the following criteria:

  • Applicant must be an African-American female who resides in Cobb County and attends a Cobb County High School or Marietta High School
  • Applicant must be in the graduating class of 2012
  • Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale
  • Applicant must have demonstrated leadership ability in the school and community
  • Applicant must have participated in community service projects
  • Applicant must show financial need
  • Applicant must be available for an interview with the Scholarship committee

All applications should be mailed to the address included on the application and must be postmarked by Friday, February 24, 2012, no exceptions! In order to be considered for a scholarship, a fully completed application must be submitted:

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