Scholarship Awards

Scholarship & Book Award Recipients 2018

The Pasadena/Altadena Chapter of AKA in Partnership with the Pasadena/Altadena Ivy Foundation awarded 15 Scholarships and Book Awards recipients to graduating college bound students.  The Scholarships were awarded in S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math), Social Justice, Special Needs, Young African American Male and Most Improved GPA. The accomplishments of all these young people were amazing and you can enjoy their videos on our Home Page.

These college bound students came from San Gabriel Valley high schools like John Muir, Pasadena, Marshall, Flintridge Preparatory and more.  Scholarships were awarded in the areas of STEAM, Social Justice, Special Needs, Young African American Male and Most Improved GPA. The accomplishments of all of these young people was exciting to hear.  As they strike out into the world, the future is in great hands.  The Pasadena Chapter of AKA in partnership with PAIF is honored to help them on their journey.

The organizations awarded over $29,000 in Scholarships and Book Awards.   The Regenia Payne Moses multi-year scholarship award was raised to $5000.  The other awards were raised to over $2250 each.  When all is said and done the Pasadena/Altadena Chapter of AKA in partnership with PAIF will have awarded over $325,000 since being chartered in 1960.   The organizations continue to have a goal of increasing the award amounts and look forward to assistance in achieving that goal.

Sponsors for this event were:

  • EDISON INTERNATIONAL
  • AT&T

Scholarship Patrons:

  • KATEY’S SALON
  • THE WORKS CONSULTING
  • SUPPLYMATES
  • BETTY JO FORD
  • CORNELIA KELLY GATES
  • JASMINE EVAINS
  • NASHAWN BACON
  • KAREN TINSLEY, LCSW
  • ELISE PRESTON MALLORY
  • BRENDA HARVEY WILLIAMS
  • TRARINA HARRIS

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