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Local Alpha Phi Alpha Chapter Announces Scholarship

The Zeta Upsilon Lambda chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. announced in a recent email to the News-Press that the application period has open for its 36th Annual Jewel Scholarship, which is being funded by the Joyce-Gillespie-Harrington Educational and Charitable Foundation, Inc.

$1,500 scholarship is awarded to 10 local students aspiring to pursue an undergraduate degree at an accredited college or university. The scholarship assists with tuition and other educational expenses. Students in Northern Virginia are eligible for the award.

For over 36 years, the foundation has recognized and awarded certificates of achievement and scholarships to high achieving, socially and/or economically disadvantaged students during its annual awards program in June. Applications for the Jewel Scholarship are being accepted through February 18, 2016. For more information, visit JGHFDN.org.