Scholarship Application

scholarship-applicationThe 2022 Ira Dorsey Scholarship Application is now available!

Dear School Administrators, Parents and Community Leaders,

The Ira Dorsey Scholarship Endowment Fund would like to offer financial assistance to deserving high school  seniors in celebration of their academic excellence and contributions to their school and community.  There are a total of four separate scholarships with specific requirements and varying amounts  from the Ira Dorsey Scholarship Endowment Fund, Inc.  The Ira Dorsey Scholarship Endowment Fund is an outgrowth of Xi Alpha Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.    

Attached you will find scholarship applications which will include eligibility criteria and detailed instructions for completing the application packages.  Please note that testaments of character, financial need, and participation in extracurricular activities will all be considered in conjunction with the applicant’s academic performance. 

THE APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR ALL THE SCHOLARSHIPS HAVE BEEN CONSOLIDATED TO APRIL 16, 2022.  Applicants  must submit completed application packets. Incomplete application packets will NOT be reviewed and will therefore eliminate you from the selection process. An applicant may apply to all of the scholarships but he/she can only be awarded one sole scholarship. 

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2022 TRADITIONAL IDSEF SCHOLARSHIP ($2500) – Download HERE

This scholarship award is open to any male graduating high school senior that:

  1. Lives within the Greater Washington DC Metropolitan area (VA, DC, MD)
  2. Possesses a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.5 or better on 4.0 scale
  3. Candidates may be rewarded only one of the IDSEF scholarships per year
  4. Plans to attend a four-year college or university

* Sons or male dependents of members of the Xi Alpha Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha, Incorporated are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.

2022 IDSEF CYBER SCHOLARSHIP ($1500) – Download HERE

This scholarship award is open to all graduating high school senior that:

  1. Lives in Virginia
  2. Possesses a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or better on 4.0 scale
  3. Plans to major in Information Technology oriented majors such as cyber/cybersecurity, cloud computing, engineering, information technology, computer science/programming, database/data mining, etc
  4. Candidates may be rewarded only one of the IDSEF scholarships per year
  5. Plans to attend a four-year college or university

*  Neither sons/male or daughters/female dependents of members of the Xi Alpha Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha, Incorporated are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.

2022 IDSEF RANIER SCHOLARSHIP ($5000) – Download HERE

This scholarship award is open to all graduating high school senior that:

  1. Lives in Virginia
  2. Possesses a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or better on 4.0 scale
  3. Plans to major in Business oriented majors such as Business Administration, Business Management, Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Entrepreneur Studies, Logistics/Supply Chain Management, etc. or Education oriented majors.
  4. Candidates may be rewarded only one of the IDSEF scholarships per year
  5. Plans to attend a four-year accredited Historically Black college or university 

* Neither Sons/male or daughters/female dependents of members of the Xi Alpha Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha, Incorporated are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.

2022  IDSEF WALKER-RED BALL EXPRESS SCHOLARSHIP ($1500) – Download HERE

This scholarship award is open to all graduating high school senior that:

  1. Lives within the Greater Washington DC Metropolitan area (VA, DC, MD)
  2. Possesses a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or better on 4.0 scale
  3. Minority from Single Parent Household
  4. Candidates may be rewarded only one of the IDSEF scholarships per year
  5. Plans to attend a two-year community college or four-year college or university

* Neither sons/male or daughters/female dependents of members of the Xi Alpha Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha, Incorporated are not eligible to apply for this scholarship