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Scholarship Fundraiser


Scholarship Fundraiser


Annually in April, the Alumni Association hosts a Scholarship Fundraiser Event to support our scholarship program mission to help generate financial assistance for education purposes.  Typically during this time, alumni members are charged with the responsibility of selling tickets or making a donation to this event to benefit the overall success and net proceeds available for giving. 


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Sponsored by the

Alcorn State University Alumni Association

Washington, D. C. Metropolitan Area Chapter


The Washington, D. C. Metropolitan Area Chapter of the Alcorn State University Alumni Association is proud to offer a scholarship in honor of the late Mrs. Sadie Pettigrew Gadberry, Alcorn State University Class of 1916.  Mrs. Gadberry was a long-time resident of Washington as well as a great supporter of our local alumni chapter.  If you meet the criteria and wish to be considered for this award, please submit an application along with the required documents (see page 2 of the application form) to Chairman of the Scholarship Committee, Mrs. Gradalee Stewart.

2016 Scholarship Reception


I.                      Student Criteria


To be eligible for the Gadberry Scholarship, a student must meet the following criteria:


1.  Be a resident of the Washington, D. C. metropolitan area.


2.  Have been accepted for enrollment as a student at Alcorn State University or be a student   currently enrolled at Alcorn State University.


3.  Have a grade point average of 2.0 or better.


4.  Have completed and submitted an application, with the required documents.


5.  All applications must be received by June 30, for consideration for the fall semester.


II.                    Scholarship Amount


                        Scholarship amounts vary from year to year based on available funds.  A check for the award will be forwarded to the recipient(s) at Alcorn State University.


III.                   Points of Contact


                        Each applicant should mail a completed application to the address below.  If there are any questions, please contact Mrs. Gradalee Mack Stewart at 301-868-9114 or Ms. Evelyn Johnson at 301-805-8315. 


IV.                   Mailing Address for Application:



  1. Mr. Samuel Washington

  2. 1219 Tanley Road

  3. Silver Spring, Maryland 209 04


Download the Sadie Pettigrew Gadberry Scholarship Application