Florence K. Norman Scholarship Fund


A Sisterhood of Business and Professional Women

Florence K. Norman Scholarship Fund

DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL MAY 30, 2020

Scholarship Information

Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority, Inc., is sponsoring the Florence K. Norman college scholarship to assist African American female students in their undergraduate studies. The women of Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority, Inc., are dedicated to the improvement of life in their communities. Our ideals: Sisterhood, Achievement, Service, and Scholarship, are the cornerstones upon which our Sorority is built. Scholarships are awarded based on academic merit, community service, and need.

Eligibility

To be eligible for the Florence K. Norman Scholarship, female students must:

  • Be a high school senior (provide proof of college acceptance) or an undergraduate college student in good standing (if seeking renewal scholarship)
  • Have an overall minimum, cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Demonstrate strong leadership ability and a commitment to community service
  • Show a financial need

Required Documentation

  • Completed Florence K. Norman Scholarship Application by the deadline
  • Electronic (direct) submission of official transcripts from high school (if a high school student at the time of application) and/or college (for renewals). This can be done using websites such as National Student Clearinghouse. Transcripts submitted by the applicant will not be accepted. Only transcripts from the high school/college or university or from the National Student Clearinghouse will be accepted.
  • Recommendation letter(s) from high school counselor or college advisor. The letters must be on official school letterhead and must contain the signature, title, school name, and address.
  • Sponsorship letter(s) from one or more of the following (containing their signature and title). The sponsorship letter should explain why the individual feels the applicant is a good candidate for the scholarship:
    • An LKM chapter with the President’s signature (If applicant is known to members of LKM Sorority)
    • Pastor/Youth Minister/Youth Program Director
    • High School Teacher or Administrator
    • College or University Professor or Administrator
  • Parents/guardians financial information (Section III of the application)

Deadline

Applicants must submit all required documentation and completed application by May 30th. Applicants must communicate to the individuals completing recommendation/sponsorship letters, providing transcripts that the deadline is May 30th. NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, if you are having difficulty submitting the supporting documentation, please describe the issue when you return your application. Therefore, requests should be made early enough to allow time to complete. Incomplete or late applications/documentation will not be considered.

Where to Send Application/Documentation

All documentation must be sent via email to fknscholarship@gmail.com

Award Date

Once all documentation is received by the deadline, the National Education and Vocation Committee will select applicants for the award on or before May 25th. Awardees will be notified by letter informing her of the award and amount. Funds will be sent directly to the college or university on behalf of the awarded applicant.

If you have any questions, please contact the Education and Vocation Chairman at fknscholarship@gmail.com.

Instructions

* Note the application is a fillable Adobe PDF file that must be completed on a laptop or desktop computer. Please follow the steps below: 

  1. Click the link below under the Application Download header and choose the option for Save Link As or Save As to download the application and save the file to your computer.
  2. Gather appropriate information needed from the Required Documentation section as much as possible.
  3. Once the application has been downloaded and saved to your computer, open the saved file containing the scholarship application.
  4. Fill out the scholarship application entirely and save the file again.
  5. Please email the completed scholarship application and the other required
    documents to fknscholarship@gmail.com. (All attachments must be in PDF format)

Application Download

  FKN Scholarship Application


Support the FKN Scholarship Fund

Help us to continue our efforts to assist African American female students in their undergraduate studies by making a donation to the Florence K. Norman Scholarship Fund.

Donate to the Florence K. Norman Scholarship Fund

Schools Recipients Attend

Scroll below to view the Schools Recipients Attend
Alabama A&M University
Alabama State University
Alcorn State University
American Baptist College
Bethune-Cookman University
Bowie State University
Central State University
Clark Atlanta University
Coppin State University
Delaware State University
Dillard University
University of the District of Columbia
Edward Waters College
El Camino College
Fisk University
Florida A&M University
Grambling State University
Hampton University
Howard University
J. F. Drake State Technical College
Jackson State University
Jarvis Christian College
Johnson C. Smith University
Kentucky State University
Lane College
Langston University
Lincoln University
Livingstone College
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Meharry Medical College
Miles College
Mississippi Valley State University
Morehouse College
Morehouse School of Medicine
Morgan State University
Morris Brown College **
Norfolk State University
North Carolina A&T State University
North Carolina Central University
Oakwood University
Paul Quinn College
Prairie View A&M University
Rust College
Savannah State University
Selma University
Shaw University
South Carolina State University
Southern University at New Orleans
Southern University at Shreveport
Southern University and A&M College
Southwestern Christian College
Spelman College
St. Augustine's University
Stillman College
Talladega College
Tennessee State University
Texas College
Texas Southern University
Tougaloo College
H. Councill Trenholm State Community College
Tuskegee University
University of San Francisco
University of the Virgin Islands
Virginia State University
Virginia Union University
Virginia University of Lynchburg
Voorhees College
West Virginia State University
Wilberforce University
Wiley College
Winston-Salem State University
Xavier University of Louisiana

Quotes From Scholarship Recipients

Application Download

  FKN Scholarship Application


Support the FKN Scholarship Fund

Help us to continue our efforts to assist African American female students in their undergraduate studies by making a donation to the Florence K. Norman Scholarship Fund.

Donate to the Florence K. Norman Scholarship Fund

Schools Recipients Attend

Alabama A&M University
Alabama State University
Alcorn State University
American Baptist College
Bethune-Cookman University
Bowie State University
Central State University
Clark Atlanta University
Coppin State University
Delaware State University
Dillard University
University of the District of Columbia
Edward Waters College
El Camino College
Fisk University
Florida A&M University
Grambling State University
Hampton University
Howard University
J. F. Drake State Technical College
Jackson State University
Jarvis Christian College
Johnson C. Smith University
Kentucky State University
Lane College
Langston University
Lincoln University
Livingstone College
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Meharry Medical College
Miles College
Mississippi Valley State University
Morehouse College
Morehouse School of Medicine
Morgan State University
Morris Brown College **
Norfolk State University
North Carolina A&T State University
North Carolina Central University
Oakwood University
Paul Quinn College
Prairie View A&M University
Rust College
Savannah State University
Selma University
Shaw University
South Carolina State University
Southern University at New Orleans
Southern University at Shreveport
Southern University and A&M College
Southwestern Christian College
Spelman College
St. Augustine's University
Stillman College
Talladega College
Tennessee State University
Texas College
Texas Southern University
Tougaloo College
H. Councill Trenholm State Community College
Tuskegee University
University of San Francisco
University of the Virgin Islands
Virginia State University
Virginia Union University
Virginia University of Lynchburg
Voorhees College
West Virginia State University
Wilberforce University
Wiley College
Winston-Salem State University
Xavier University of Louisiana

Quotes From Scholarship Recipients