Since 2000, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated Phi Kappa Omega Chapter has given over $15,000.00 in scholarship money to deserving youth in Cook County, Illinois.

The Essence of Ivy and Pearls Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) not for profit organization who seeks to spark change in the greater Chicagoland community it serves by providing scholarships, family programs, health services, and educational services.

Essence of Ivy & Pearls Foundation, congratulates our 2019 Scholarship Recipients.

The 2019 recipients are as follows:

  • Odas Nicholson Scholarship: Danye Bowman, Claflin University – Business Administration ($2,000)
  • STEM Scholarship: Eryn Brazil, University of Michigan – Kinesiology – Movement Science ($2,000)
  • HBCU Scholarship: Khaliah Williams, Southern University – Occupational Health ($2,000)
  • Family Scholarship: McKenzie Martin, Loyola Marymount University – Global Health ($2,000)
  • Past Recipient: Justin Gray, DePaul University – Cyber Security ($2,500)

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