Scholarship Awards

Rita Abdulquani

2021 Scholarship Recipients 

The Pasadena/Altadena Chapter of AKA in Partnership with the Pasadena/Altadena Ivy Foundation awarded 18 Scholarships to graduating college bound students.  The Scholarships were awarded in S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math), Social Justice, Most Improved GPA, Young African American Male and more. 

The accomplishments of all of these young people are amazing.  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 by awarding these Scholarships.

The organizations awarded over $38,000 in Scholarships.   The Regenia Payne Moses multi-year scholarship award of $5000 went to Rita Abdulquani from Pasadena High School.   When all is said and done the Pasadena/Altadena Chapter of AKA in partnership with PAIF will have awarded over $600,000 in Scholarships 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.

First Name
Last Name
School
University Attending
Scholarship Category
Ritaj Abdulquani Pasadena High School Northwestern University Reginia P Moses Scholarship
Zosia Alarr CA School for the Arts Northwestern University Sherman Family Medical Scholarship
Noah Griffin John Muir High School Lehigh University  Marcus Williams Scholarship
Genevieve Harvey Blair High School Vanderbilt University  STEAM Scholarship
Lauren Hazel Flintridge Preparatory Chapman University  Most Improved GPA
Chase Johnson South Pasadena High School Hampton University Young African American Male
Tyler Johnson South Pasadena High School American University  Thomas Love Memorial Scholarship
Monique King Monrovia High School North Carolina A & T  Social Justice Scholarship
Vanessa Mills Monrovia High School University of California Irvine  Social Justice Scholarship
Ethan Monroe St. Francis High School University of San Francisco  Marcus Williams Scholarship
Lu Patterson Flintridge Preparatory University of California Berkeley  Social Justice Scholarship
Mona Patterson Flintridge Preparatory Chapman University  STEAM Scholarship
Erick Stephens Maranatha High School University of California Los Angeles Young African American Male Scholarship
Iria Taylor Pasadena High School Howard University STEAM Scholarship
Mason Usher John Muir High School Brown University  Sherman Family Medical Scholarship
Laila Ward Polytechnic High School University of Southern California STEAM Scholarship
Malia Wilson Marshall High School University of California Berkeley  STEAM Scholarship
Xian Wong-Guest St. Francis High School University of California Santa Cruz  Hopkins Family Business Scholarship

Gold Sponsors ($5000+):

  • BONNIE SHERMAN
  • MARCUS WILLIAMS

Bronze Sponsors ($1000 – $2500):

  • NASHAWN BACON
  • BRENDA HARVEY WILLIAMS
  • RUTHIE HOPKINS
  • CORNELIA KELLY GATES
  • ELISE PRESTON MALLORY
  • BONNIE SHERMAN/ LOVE FAMILY TRUST

Scholarship Patrons ($250 – $999)

  • SUZANNE ALEXANDER
  • TANYA BROWN HOLMES
  • KATIE DUKE
  • STAAJUBU HESHIMU
  • PAMELA HUGHES
  • JAMELLE MAGEE
  • PATRICE MARSHALL MCKENZIE
  • MARJORIE PRESTON
  • CLARA SATTERFIELD
  • GLADYS STENNIS
  • TRUDE TODD
  • JEANE WARD

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