Hortense B. Perry Foundation

2020 Scholarship Application    

All application information is to be typed into form (from link below), printed, signed, and mailed to:

Hortense B. Perry Scholarship Committee
Attn: Verna Cahoon
8600 Amerivan Drive
Louisville, KY 40299-1105

The foundation has two scholarship award categories. You may only apply for one category. Check the scholarship award group that you are requesting. If you apply for an HBCU scholarship, are selected, and then do not attend an HBCU; the scholarship will not be awarded.

Each application is reviewed by a committee and receives a weighted score based on your answers. Remember to give us the best impression of you.

HBP Foundation Scholarship Application 2020

Deadline March 25, 2020.

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Purpose and Mission of the Hortense B. Perry Foundation, Inc. 

The Hortense B. Perry Foundation is an educational foundation that provides scholarships and grants to college bound high school seniors that live in the Louisville Metro area. The Foundation also promotes and provides programs for youth and families in our community. In addition to funding and supporting the target programs of the Eta Omega chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., signature programs include, but are not limited to, the AKA Read-In, Little Miss AKA, Salute to Women and LEAF – a program of encouragement and self-improvement to middle school girls.

The Hortense B. Perry Foundation is a 501 C3 Charitable entity of the Eta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

The primary purpose of the HBP Foundation is the promotion of “high scholastic” achievement for high school girls and college women. In 2017, $60,000 was awarded to high school seniors and college students through direct and book scholarships. Funding also is provided to the Black Achievers Program for a four-year scholarship for a high school senior.

Eta Omega and the Foundation desire to develop a signature address in the California neighborhood serving the respective memberships and the broader community. The primary purpose of the facility is to provide a headquarters and community center for Eta Omega to carry out its mission “To be of Service to all Mankind.”

In November 2019, the Foundation purchased a 5 acre, 17,000 sf campus located at 3107 S. Crums Lane that is now under renovations to become its headquarters and site for community outreach and programming. The Foundation currently is in the midst of a $2.5 million capital campaign to complete renovations and retire all debt.
For information on how you can become a part of this endeavor, please contact us at HBPfoundation1994@gmail.com.

2018 Hortense B. Perry Scholars