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Promoting Higher Learning

The Phi Phi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. was established in 2001 and is committed to community service and the development of youth in North Fulton, Georgia. In addition to engaging in mentoring, and sponsoring programs for advancement of education, health, and economic empowerment, we assist in promoting talented young women in pursuit of higher education. Through gifts and donations provided by community partners and members of Phi Phi Omega, we are pleased to announce the availability of the Bettye Lewis Maye Scholarship and Aricka Amos Burrell Scholarship in 2019.


Phi Phi Omega

Bettye Lewis Maye Scholarship - $2,000

As the organizing President, Mrs. Maye was the impetus behind the Alpha Pearls Cotillion, our signature rite-of-passage event for African American high school juniors and seniors. The cotillion continues to be an event of significance throughout the metropolitan Atlanta area, whereby scholarships are provided to many of the participants. In 2006, Phi Phi Omega unanimously agreed to name one of the scholarships, being awarded to a high school senior, the Bettye Lewis Maye Scholarship. Click here to view the application. The deadline has been extended to April 10, 2019.

The Phi Phi Omega Chapter Scholarship Application Submission is Currently Closed.

Thank you for visiting the scholarship page. The deadline for submitting an application for the Bettye Lewis Maye Scholarship has passed. Please visit us next year for further scholarship opportunities.

For additional scholarship opportunities, please visit our Friends for Life Foundation Inc. Scholarship Page.

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Aricka Amos Burrell Memorial Scholarship - $1,000

Friends For Life Foundation (FFL) Inc., in conjunction with Phi Phi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc, announces the availability of the 2019 Aricka Amos Burrell Memorial Scholarship.

Friends For Life is the nonprofit affiliate of Phi Phi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and was established in 2004. The vision of the Foundation is to promote education, family, economic empowerment and the arts by serving the youth and disadvantaged in the North Fulton Community. Over the past decade, FFL has provided in excess of $400,000 in scholarships and community assistance awards.

Aricka Amos Burrell was the niece of Friends For Life and Phi Phi Omega Chapter member, Mrs. Kathy Amos Lamar. Mrs. Lamar serves as a mentor for youth in the Atlanta Metropolitan area, as well as in her church. She affectionately established the Aricka Amos Burrell Scholarship in memory of her niece who died of cancer in 2009. Aricka was a role model in her community and loved working with young people. This scholarship is given annually by Friends For Life Foundation Inc.

The Friends for Life Foundation Inc. Scholarship Application Submission is Currently Closed.

Thank you for visiting the scholarship page. The deadline for submitting an application for the Aricka Amos Burrell Scholarship has passed. Please visit us next year for further scholarship opportunities.

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