Scholarships

The Gamma Theta Lambda Education Foundation, Inc., the charitable arm of the Gamma Theta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., has CLOSED the 2017 scholarship application submission window.  Please look for the 2018 application in January 2018.

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity’s mission is to develop leaders, promote brotherhood and academic excellence, while providing service and advocacy for our communities.  In line with this mission, we seek to recognize well rounded male high school seniors who have demonstrated superior scholastic achievement, are involved in their community and plan to continue their education at an accredited university or college in the coming year.

ELIGIBILITY:
Applicants must:

  • Be a graduating senior male attending a New Castle County area high school.
  • Have a Grade Point Average (Minimum of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale)
  • Have applied to an accredited four-year college or university
  • Not be the son of a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc or the son of a Director of the Gamma Theta Lambda Education Foundation, Inc

SELECTION:
This is a Needs Based Scholarship – Applicants will be evaluated on the following criteria.

  • Financial Need
  • Grade Point Average (Minimum of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale)
  • Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and/or American College Testing (ACT) Scores
  • Leadership Experiences
  • Community Service Record
  • Writing Sample (Personal Essay)
  • Interview