Dear Applicants, Parent(s) or Guardian(s):
The Instilling Vision in Youth (IVY) AKAdemy Mentoring Program is a youth enrichment and mentorship program sponsored by The Ivy Legacy Foundation and the Rho Theta Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. The 10-month program is designed to empower, engage and assist young ladies, entering grades nine through eleven, in reaching their maximum potential by learning the keys to academic, personal, and professional success.
IVY AKAdemy promotes and fosters achievement, self-awareness, networking, service and leadership to improve the trajectory of the lives of talented young women by increasing their potential for success and laying the foundation for positive, productive and fulfilling lives. Through creative programming, workshops are presented that focus on college preparation, career exploration, STEM initiatives, etiquette and maintaining positive relationships.
A unique feature of IVY AKAdemy is one-on-one mentoring. Each participant will have a mentor assigned to her while in the program. Participants in the IVY AKAdemy Mentoring Program will have an opportunity to receive academic enrichment and life skills training to support their journey to college and beyond. Additionally, participants will be exposed to various arts, cultural and community service activities, which may be used to earn high school community service credits.
The IVY AKAdemy Mentoring Program Committee
As the parent or legal guardian of
(hereinafter to as “she” or “her”), I hereby certify and affirm the following:
By affixing my signature below, I certify that I have read all of the above information and agree with the provisions and my role and responsibilities.
As a participant of the IVY AKAdemy program:
By affixing my signature below, I certify that I have read all of the above information and agree with code of conduct and responsibilities as a participant of the IVY AKAdemy Mentoring Program.
Successful participation in the IVY AKAdemy Mentoring Program includes a commitment to attend all programs and to obtain transportation to the program venue(s). Each successful applicant will be invited to a candidate interview in early September. Each student accepted into the program and their parent/guardian will be invited to a Program Launch meeting in late September to review the overall program, detailed expectations for the program, and to sign program commitment forms.
By signing below, you, the applicant, affirm that the information containted in this application is accurate and complete to the best of your knowlege.
By reading the statements above and signing below you, the parent/guardian, hereby give your child permission to participate in activities or events sponsored by the IVY AKAdemy Mentoring Program. Your signature also signifies your willingness to support your child’s involvement in the program.
In a personal statement, briefly (500 words or less) describe yourself, why you would like to participate in the IVY AKAdemy Mentoring Program and how you would benefit from participating in the program.
Please provide the name and email of an individual (non-family member) whom has known you for a period of at least one (1) year and can provide a recomendation.