Target I. HBCU for Life: A Call to Action
ASCEND℠ – Members will engage in the sorority’s signature youth enrichment program, ASCEND℠ with efforts designed to motivate, engage and assist high school students in reaching their maximum potential.
One Million Backpacks℠ - Members will donate and distribute one million backpacks and related school supplies to students over the four year period.
Think HBCU℠ - Support of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) will be a priority as Alpha Kappa Alpha launches a national campaign to highlight HBCUs and their contribution to the sorority and society.
Achievement | Self-Awareness | Communication | Engagement | Networking | Developmental Skills
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® is excited to announce the launch of its signature youth enrichment program, ASCEND, designed to motivate, engage and assist high school students in reaching their maximum potential. Students will have an opportunity to receive academic enrichment and life skills training to support their journey toward college or vocational employment.
STEM Summer Workshop: Ascending New Heights
Program Eligibility Requirements:
- Is a rising 7th, 8th, 9th, or 10th grade student in the upcoming academic year.
- Demonstrates an interest in learning more about experiences in the fields of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics.
- Submits the following documents: an application and a personal statement (500 words or less).
For more details please visit https://akastemprogram.wordpress.com/