Alpha Kappa Alpha/MAO Endowed Scholarship Fund #656
To provide annual scholarship awards to young people of color who are attending a four-year university or college or Delta College (or another approved two-year college in plant communities serving Dow Employees). Eligible candidates for consideration will be descendants of African American, Native American or Hispanic ancestry and will be those with a grade point average of 2.9 or above. In addition, MAO scholars will demonstrate sound character, civic purpose and volunteer service in their school or community and interest in a specified career field. As part of the scholarship application, one of the references must be from a member of the MAO chapter.