FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
GAMMA GAMMA LAMBDA CHAPTER
ALPHA PHI ALPHA FRATERNITY
Scholarship Chairman of GGL Chapter
Alpha Phi Alpha Greenville Foundation, Inc
P.O. Box 5263
Greenville, SC 29606
Keith Barksdale, President Alpha Greenville Foundation
Telephone: (864) 735-0880
LUKE H. CHATMAN SCHOLARSHIP
2014 Scholarship packet has been released
GREENVILLE, SC: The Alpha Phi Alpha Foundation along the Gamma Gamma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi
Alpha Fraternity Inc. released on June 21, 2013, the
2014 Luke H. Chatman Memorial Scholarship application packet,
which includes the scholarship application, recommendation forms
and instruction sheet.
The chapter will be awarding the Luke H. Chatman Memorial Scholarship
to deserving high school seniors starting College begining in
the upcoming Fall and Spring terms (2014-15). The deadline for
submitting the packet is April 1, 2014. The
scholarship is targeted to African-Americans (Males preferred).
We are making the application packet available eariler to allow
more applicants more time to complete the application. Previously,
it was available in late December or early January.
The scholarship is based on the whole person concept, which
encompasses academic achievement, leadership, citizenship, athletics
and service to the community. Also, an applicant's financial
need will be considered in the selection of the scholarships.
The scholarship application requires two letters of reference
from the community. If one or both of the reference is a brother
of Alpha Phi Alpha, the application will receive preference in
the selection process.
This year we are transition the management of the Scholarship form Gamma Gamma Lambda Chapter to the Alpha Phi Alpha Foundation, Inc. Established in 2012 as a public 501(c)3 non-profit, tax-exempted organization, our mission is to aid the poor and disadvantage and help them toward a life of self-sufficiency. The Foundation’s programs address teenage pregnancy prevention, college preparation & awareness, educational scholarships, youth leadership development and other similar programs. We serve the Upstate area of South Carolina. For more view about the Foundation please visit our chapter web site at www.alphagreenville.org.
We are expecting to announce a $3,000
award for this year (2014-15). Currently, we have three scholarship
in being funded at various colleges. You can view previous scholarship winners
on the Chapter's Web site,
Any questions regarding the scholarship should be directed to
Kynan Robinson, Scholarship Committee Chairman, via email message
at email@example.com. or calling the Chapter number at (864) 441-9067.