Ivy Community Foundation, Incorporated
Established 1983 A 501(c) 3 organization
The mission of the Ivy Community Foundation, Incorporated is to initiate programs, projects, and activities that will inform,
educate, support, and engage the citizens in our community and enhance their quality of life.
The Scott & Randolph Scholarships
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
South Atlantic Region
State of Georgia
Funding for the Scott and Randolph Scholarships is provided from proceeds generated from the purchase and renewal of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. specialty car tags by members of the sorority in the state of Georgia. The revenue-sharing agreement is a partnership with the Georgia Department of Revenue and the Ivy Community Foundation, Inc. serving as the managing organization. The applications are open to high school seniors, college, graduate, and technical school students from the 14 Georgia congressional districts.
The application cycle for the 2023 SRS Scholarship Program will be open from April 1, 2023 to May 15, 2023. Information on available scholarship opportunities and instructions for applying are listed below.
Mary Shy Scott Scholarship
The Mary Shy Scott Merit Scholarship is named posthumously in honor of the 23rd International President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. The scholarship is awarded to college-bound students and current college students who have demonstrated significant academic achievement, leadership, and community service. Qualified expenditures for awarded scholarships to include tuition, housing, coursework fees, books and supplies (paper, notebooks, computers, electronic media, etc.); local transportation (e.g., to/from/at school), including bus fare, mileage auto expense, parking, and tolls.
To apply, please click the application button below. The applications are separated by academic classification; highschool senior, college/ university undergraduate student, graduate student, and technical school student. Please select from the list the scholarship application that best describes your current academic standing.
Carolyn G. Randolph Scholarship
(Financial Need Based)
The Carolyn G. Randolph Scholarship is named in honor of the South Atlantic Regional Director of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. The purpose of the scholarship is to provide funding for students who have experienced financial hardship during their course of studies. Applicants must show an economic hardship or financial need to warrant consideration for the scholarship, and must also exhibit leadership skills through participation in volunteer, civic and academic activities.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. WHEN WILL APPLICATIONS BE ACCEPTED FOR THE SCOTT AND RANDOLPH SCHOLARSHIPS?
A. Scholarship applications will be accepted online beginning April 1, 2023, and close at 11:59 PM on May 15, 2023.
Q. HOW WILL YOU KNOW IF YOU A RECIPIENT OF A SCHOLARSHIP AWARD?
A. Winners will be notified by email after submission. Scholarship Award Recipients will be announced on July 21, 2023.
Q. CAN I MAIL MY APPLICATION?
A. No, mailed applications will not be accepted. All applications must be submitted online. Please click on the APPLICATION button above to apply.
Q. WHAT SHOULD I DO IF MY EMAIL ADDRESS, PHONE NUMBER, OR MAILING ADDRESS CHANGES?
A. If your contact information changes, please be sure to log into the online application and update your Account Information. Communication will be primarily conducted via email so it is important to ensure that a current, working email address is on file at all times. The scholarship committee is not responsible for incorrect email addresses or contact information.
Q. WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO APPLY?
A. Click on the APPLICATION button for more details regarding eligibility requirements.
Q. HOW DO I APPLY?
A. Please click on the APPLICATION button above to apply. There are two (2) types of scholarships available. The Mary Shy Scott scholarship is an academic merit scholarship and the Carolyn G. Randolph scholarship is financial need-based. The Mary Shy Scott scholarship application is classified by your academic classification. Please select the correct application according to your current academic standing. Please click the APPLICATION button under the specific scholarship and academic classification you would like to be considered. If you are interested in both scholarships, you must apply for each scholarship separately.
Q. DO YOU HAVE TO BE A MEMBER OF ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY TO APPLY?
A. No, you do not have to be a member of the sorority to apply. The application is open to all Georgia students, regardless of gender.
Q. CAN APPLICANTS APPLY FOR BOTH SCHOLARSHIPS?
Q. WHEN AND HOW WILL I BE NOTIFIED OF THE STATUS OF MY APPLICATION?
A. All applicants will be notified of their status by July 21, 2023, via the primary email address given in their online account.
Q. HOW MUCH IS EACH SCHOLARSHIP AWARD?
A. The minimum amount awarded for each scholarship is $1000.
For support: Email us at georgiaAKAscholarship@gmail.com