The Diamond Jubilee Pearls Foundation of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Upsilon Mu Omega chapter is a 501 (c) (3) organization, established in 2003 to provide high school and college scholarships to students in the city of Milwaukee. In addition to awarding scholarships, the foundation also financially supports all of the community service projects sponsored by Upsilon Mu Omega Chapter including AKA Money Camp, Family Fun Day, MLK Day of Service, Breast Cancer Walk/Run and numerous other service projects.
The foundation hosts two major fundraisers every year in the fall and spring. The funds raised from each event makes it possible for Upsilon Mu Omega Chapter to sponsor various community service projects at no cost to families in the City of Milwaukee.
Tax-deductible contributions can be made to support these educational activities and the DJP Scholarship fund to:
Diamond Jubilee Pearls Foundation, Inc.
Alpha Kappa Alpha - Upsilon Mu Omega
Attention: Renee Washington - DJP Foundation, Financial Secretary
P.O. Box 250645
Milwaukee, WI 53225
Diamond Jubilee Pearls Foundation Scholarship Applications
The Diamond Jubilee Pearls Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2021 scholarship program. Scholarships will be available for graduating High School seniors and undergraduate students who are currently enrolled at an accredited college, university or trade school.
A student may apply for any of the listed scholarships they qualify for, but will only receive one scholarship, if awarded. Each scholarship will be a minimum of $1,000.00.
See submission requirements within each application.
E-mailed forms must be received by May 7th, 2021. Mailed forms must be postmarked by May 7th, 2021. Late or incomplete packages will not be reviewed.
College Scholarship Application: Download
High School Scholarship Application: Download
Annual AKA Day At the Derby 2021
Thank you for those that joined us for our virtual AKA Day At the Derby. See you next year on:
May 7, 2022
Pace With a Purpose 2021
Thank you to all of our participants in our Pace With a Purpose challenge. We raised over $1,500 for our foundation! Congratulations to our challenge winners:
1st Place: D. Garrett, 178.3 miles
2nd Place: J. Landry, 139.0 miles
3rd Place: J. Ross, 113.8 miles
Highest Referral Winner: L. Anderson-Hennings