FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 The 2016 AAPA Scholarship Competition is Now Open

January 21, 2016 (Atlanta, GA) – The Atlanta Alumnae Panhellenic Association (AAPA) (http://www.atlantapanhellenic.org), a community-based organization composed of alumnae from National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) member fraternities, has launched its annual scholarship competition. Applications are now available on the AAPA website (http://www.atlantapanhellenic.org/scholarships).

Since 1932, the AAPA has provided scholarships to women from the Atlanta area as part of its goal of supporting academic achievement among women. This year, the AAPA will grant $11,000 in scholarships, the highest amount it has awarded in its 81-year history.  The AAPA anticipates granting scholarships to at least two high school seniors, as well as to two collegiate and two alumnae members of NPC sororities whose families reside in the Metro Atlanta area.  High school awards will be at least $1,000 each, and Collegiate and Alumnae awards will be a minimum of $1,500 each.  Winners will be selected based on academic achievement and demonstrated excellence in leadership, character, and community service.

  • High School Senior Honors Scholarship – for female students planning to attend a four-year college/university with NPC sororities on their campus.
  • Collegiate Scholarship – for Rising Junior or Rising Senior NPC sorority members attending Georgia colleges/universities.
  • Alumnae Scholarship – for NPC alumnae with legal residence in the Metro Atlanta area who is continuing her education.

The application deadline for all scholarship submissions is March 15, 2016.  Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

Award winners will be recognized at the AAPA Spring Scholarship Luncheon and Silent Auction on May 7, 2016 at the Cherokee Town Club in Atlanta, Georgia.

More information on the AAPA scholarship competition, including criteria, requirements, and applications, can be found on the AAPA website (http://www.atlantapanhellenic.org/scholarships).

 

About Atlanta Panhellenic Alumnae Association:

Founded in 1927, the Atlanta Alumnae Panhellenic Association (AAPA) (http://www.atlantapanhellenic.org) is a community-based organization affiliated with the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC). AAPA membership is composed of 21 representative alumnae from the 26 NPC member fraternities. For over 80 years, the purpose of the AAPA has been to inform fraternity women of current trends, promote the fraternity system, improve the Panhellenic image, and stimulate a continuing interest in Panhellenic affairs.

 

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