Background Information: Alpha Educational Fund (AEF) of San Antonio (SA), Inc. is a private, non-profit organization founded by the members of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Delta Rho Lambda chapter. Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity is the oldest historically Black Greek Letter organization and is dedicated to Manly Deeds, Scholarship and Service to All-Mankind. Our Alpha Educational Fund awards financial assistance to deserving college bound students.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicant must be a student who graduated or will graduate from an accredited high school in the school year 2019 – 2020. Additionally, applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 points on a four-point scale and a justifiable need for financial assistance.
Application Procedure: Application forms and instructions may be obtained from high school guidance counselors, Delta Rho Lambda (DRL) chapter members, or downloaded from our AEF website at www.aef-sa.org. The completed application must be returned to the specified address depicted on page 2 of this application or to a DRL member, before April 17, 2020. The applicant must complete the entire application package. Note: incomplete application packages will not be accepted. The application package must include the following:
Selection Procedure: Applications will be screened, verified, and evaluated for completeness. A financial selection committee will evaluate/rate the content of each application. Using a scale of one hundred (100) points, the committee will consider (1) financial need, (2) academic achievement, (3) extracurricular and community activities, and (4) recommendation letters to rank applicants.
Notification Procedure: Selectees will receive a notice of results from the organization via email/text message.
Award Payment Certification: Upon completion of enrollment, the student or school registrar must send verification of enrollment and curriculum to the address depicted on application page; or the AEF scholarship chair. When the required verification is received, the award payment will be made directly to the student or parent.
Award Payment Limitation: All financial awards will be paid within six months of selection notification.