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Pearls of Hope Foundation, Inc.

Charitable Arm of

Zeta Omega Chapter
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Juanita Williams Scholarship
The Juanita Williams Scholarship was established in honor of Mrs. Juanita Williams, a retired
educator, whose interest and caring about the well being of her students extended beyond the
classroom out into the greater community. She has demonstrated a sincere willingness to provide
assistance to those who need a helping hand.
The Pearls of Hope Foundation, Inc. will award a scholarship to a student who best demonstrates the
ideals of Mrs. Juanita Williams by caring about others in need. Emphasis will be placed on the
service component in the selection process. The award is $2,000.00.
Eligibility:




Must be a high school junior or senior
Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better
Must submit an official transcript
Must submit a letter of recommendation from a member of the agency/ organization where
you performed volunteer service. ( must not be a relative)
Must submit an essay expressing your interest in giving service
(essay should not exceed one page)

No member of the selection committee can benefit in any way from choosing the recipient.
Family members of officers, major contributors and members of any scholarship selection
committee are disqualified from receiving the scholarship.

Application must be received by April 8, 2016
Mail completed application to:
Pearls of Hope Foundation, Inc
Attn: Juanita Williams Scholarship
P.O. Box 7184
Wilmington, Delaware 19803

Juanita Williams Scholarship Application
(Please Print or Type)

Name__________________________________________________________________________
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Middle

First

Address_______________________________________________________________________
Street

City

State

zip code

Home Telephone_________________________________________________________________

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Planned College/Post-Secondary Major_____________________________________________

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Middle

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Home Address_______________________________________________________________________________Street

City

State

Zip Code

Employer_______________________________________________________________________

Mother (or Guardian) ____________________________________________________________
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Middle

Firs

Employer_______________________________________________________________________

Family Members

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Brother

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Sisters

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Other
(Do not count yourself)

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Extra-curricular and community service activities
(Include length of time & dates)
School

Leadership Role

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Community
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