Scholarships

The Vision Fair Foundation is an affiliate of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Tau Alpha Omega Chapter located in Redford, Michigan.  In keeping with our goal of supporting higher education for young people in Wayne County, we are pleased to announce the application process for our Scholarship award.

This scholarship consists of a one thousand dollar ($1,000.00) award for four years, provided the recipient maintains a 2.8 overall or higher grade point average each four years in which he/she is pursuing a degree.  It is required that the student fulfills all of the scholarship requirements stated below.

  • Graduating Senior – June 2017 enrolled in a Wayne County school
  • Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.8 or higher
  • Attach a list of extracurricular and community activity involvement over the past two years (with reference names and telephone numbers for verification)
  • Submit an official high school transcript-with Board of Education seal
  • Include a copy of acceptance letter(s) with application.
  • Submit fully complete, typewritten, application attached below.
  • Complete personal essay which states your future goals and objectives and how they relate to your chosen major. Please include how this scholarship will contribute to achieving those goals.
  • Submit one (1) hard copy of the application by the noted postmark deadline
  • Be prepared to have brief interview with Scholarship Committee

The winner of the award, along with a parent or guardian, will be invited to formally receive recognition at an event sponsored by the Chapter.

Application Deadline: Thursday, Friday, April 14, 2017 (by Postmark date)

Return the completed application with all attachments to:

Scholarship Committee – Vision Fair Foundation
Tau Alpha Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
P.O. Box 401124
Redford, Michigan 48240-0508
313.438.1940

For questions, please email scholarship@akatao.net.

To download the scholarship application, click here.