The Alfredia Wright Murphy Scholarship

We seek to promote African American students’ acquisition of higher education by offering this scholarship. The scholarship is part of the initiatives from the Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation, Incorporated, known as EAF. To learn more about EAF, review


Students who are seniors and live in Johnston County or Garner, NC are eligible.


DEADLINE: The completed application must be postmarked by May 10, 2021. Scholarship winners will be notified in writing and announced at the end of May 2021.


Scholarship winners are required to present proof of college enrollment prior to receipt of scholarship funds. Failure to enroll in college may forfeit your scholarship to another applicant.


Applications are available on our website:



If you have any questions or concerns, please contact: Octavia Driessen, Scholarship Chairman at (919) 673-1998



  • Male or Female Applicants

  • Applicant s must be current High School Senior attending school in Johnston County Schools or Garner High School, North Carolina

  • Will receive a High School Diploma in 2020 

  • A minimum "unweighted" 2.5 GPA

  • Acceptance to a College, University, Junior College or Technical institution with official accreditation

  • Submit an “Official” copy of your transcript with Application

  • Copy of SAT/ACT Report

  • Two letters of Recommendation

  • Essay

  • Completed Application

  • Senior Portrait or Recent Photo


Completed applications should be submitted to:

Scholarship Committee

Psi Sigma Omega

P.O. Box 144

Garner, NC 27529

**download application and checklist below**