AKA Sorority Foundation offers ARTS! scholarship

May 23, 2019

Graduating high school seniors who are entering college with a 3.0 average and are interested in applying for an ARTS scholarship may apply for a $1000 scholarship administered by the Pauline Redmond Coggs Foundation, Inc., Epsilon Kappa Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

The purpose of the Arts program in the sorority is to expose students to arts enrichment and culture by focusing on visual and performing arts and by showcasing talent through the exploration of writers, entertainers and various other artists. Supporters include local artists, children and youth chorales, children’s theatre, scholarships, donations and art collections.

Friday, June 30, 2019 is the deadline. Applicant must submit the application, official transcript from the graduating high school, one letter of recommendation from a teacher and a one page composition on the candidate’s career and educational goals.

For an application, please send a letter of request to Jenelle Elder-Green, ARTS Chairman, Epsilon Kappa Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., P.O. Box 18603, Milwaukee, WI 53218.

Epsilon Kappa Omega has served the community since 1949. As the first Greek lettered African American sorority in the state, it has an active membership of more than 250 community minded women with the goal to improve human lives through service to all mankind. In 2018, more than $30,000 in scholarships and contributions were awarded to students and community organizations. The Foundation, conceived in 1998 and established in 1999, is named in honor of a charter member, Pauline Redmond Coggs. It serves as a vehicle for accepting, raising and distributing and investing funds for scholarships and awards to students and to establish on-going educational programs and for charitable donations and community projects.