Ivy Vine Charities, the charitable foundation for Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Theta Omega Omega Chapter, is accepting applications for its 2014 academic scholarship program.
The scholarship program was established to recognize outstanding achievements of graduating high school seniors in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area.
The foundation will award scholarships to the highest-rated student in each of the following categories:
• Graduating high school senior planning to attend and enrolled in a four-year college or university: $1,500.
• Graduating high school senior planning to attend and enrolled in a historically black college or university: $1,500.
• Montgomery County graduating high school senior planning to attend Montgomery College: $1,000.
• Montgomery County graduating high school senior planning to attend a four-year college or university: $1,000.
• Book awards, usually two, given to help buy textbooks: 500.
The scholarships will be presented at the Ivy Vine Charities afternoon tea March 23. Winners are required to attend.
Applications and more information are at ivyvinecharities.org/scholarship.html.
Application and supporting documents must be mailed to Ivy Vine Charities, attn.: Deirdre Reynolds Jones, 43 Randolph Road, PMB 102, Silver Spring, MD 20904.
The deadline is Feb. 8.