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About the Program

Alpha Phi Foundation scholarships are made possible by our generous donors. Each year, the Foundation awards more than $135,000 in scholarships to outstanding Alpha Phis. Scholarship applications are due in March each year and are awarded in August for use in that academic year. 

Types of Scholarships

- Merit-based: Available for any collegiate or alumna applicant who will pursue a graduate degree OR any collegiate applicant who will pursue an undergraduate degree and does not wish to be considered for need-based scholarships.

To see a full list of merit-based Alpha Phi Foundation scholarships, and criteria for eligibility, click here


- Need-based: The 2014-15 academic year marks the addition of our first ever need-based scholarship: The Alpha Phi Foundation Scholarship. This scholarship is available for any collegiate applicant scholarship_option7who will pursue an undergraduate degree, and anticipates having a significant financial need. Need-based applicants must complete the Need-Based Scholarship Information section of the application.



- Initiated members, collegians and alumnae, of Alpha Phi in good standing with the Fraternity.

- New members may apply, but should be initiated and current in all Alpha Phi dues before the scholarship is awarded.


Scholarship Uses

- Toward academic expenses, including tuition, books and course-related fees for undergraduate and graduate degree programs. 

- During any term in the academic year for which they are awarded. Unused scholarship dollars must be returned to Alpha Phi Foundation and cannot be held by the recipient for future academic study.


Visit the Apply Online  page to access scholarship applications and instructions guide with information

on important dates and deadlines. 

Click here for a list of scholarship frequently asked questions and answers.
Read these Scholarship Stories for a glimpse of the many ways Alpha Phi women are fulfilling their commitment to academic excellence with Alpha Phi Foundation support.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Meagan Spellman, Scholarship Coordinator
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Scholarship amounts vary each year depending on investment returns. As a 501(c)(3) organization, the Alpha Phi Foundation can only fund endeavors considered charitable or educational. Therefore, no grants can be used for collegiate dues and fees.