2022 Crystal Creech Shepherd Memorial Scholarship



Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated® Chi Rho Omega Chapter and the Cultivating Resources and Opportunities Community Foundation and announce the opening of the 2022 Crystal Creech Shepherd Memorial Scholarship.  The scholarship is open to high school female seniors planning to study full-time at an accredited four-year institution in Fall 2022 and who meet and/or submit the following supporting materials.

  • Have a minimum weighted grade point average (GPA) of 2.5
  • Attend one of the below high schools OR live in Knightdale, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wendell or Zebulon AND attend a Wake County charter, magnet or private school
    • East Wake High School
    • Heritage High School
    • Knightdale High School
    • Rolesville High School
    • Wake Forest High School

Application Checklist

  • Online Application
    • Personal Information
    • Academic Information
    • Leadership and Extra-Curricular Interest
    • Community Service Activities
    • Awards and Recognitions
    • Essay
    • Certification and Release Information
  • Official High School Transcript (submitted separately if cannot upload)
  • Two Letters of Recommendation (submitted separately)
    • Recommendations should be from an adult who can provide insight on your leadership, character, and academic drive (such as a teacher, school counselor, school administrator, or community/religious leader) and mailed to:
      • Chi Rho Omega Chapter
      • PO Box 434, Knightdale, NC 27545
      • Attention: Scholarship Committee

All application materials must be postmarked or uploaded by 11:59pm Friday, April 15, 2022.  Late and/or incomplete applications will not be considered.  Scholarship recipients will be notified in May.