Thank you for visiting D.C. Pearls III Foundation online. D.C. Pearls III is a 501(c)(3) District of Columbia based organization that has served as the fundraising arm of the Rho Mu Omega Graduate Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated since the Foundation was established in 2000. Founded at Howard University in 1908, Alpha Kappa Alpha is a nonprofit organization of more than 200,000 women in the United States, the Caribbean, Europe, Africa, and Asia. Through 930 college campus chapters and graduate chapters, like Rho Mu Omega, Alpha Kappa Alpha members carry out national programs.

DC Pearls III Foundation is dedicated and committed to the successful implementation of programs established to meet the needs of our communities. Together we can make a difference. Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with our website and our programs.

Scholarship Applications Now Available For Fall 2018 College Enrollments

Now Recruiting For The
2018-2019 Debutante Scholarship Program

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Rho Mu Omega Chapter in conjunction with D.C. Pearls III Foundation, Inc., is pleased to share our 2018 scholarship application packet.

All District of Columbia high school residents and graduating seniors who attend a public, private, or charter school and will be enrolling in a Historically Black College or University (HBCU) in the fall of 2018 are encouraged to apply. 

The application deadline is April 9, 2018. 

Please contact or for more information with 'HBCU Scholarship Question' in the subject line.​

​The D.C. Pearls III Foundation, Inc. in conjunction with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Rho Mu Omega Chapter is proud to announce our 2018-2019 Pearl Ball Cotillion.

We are seeking young ladies who will be juniors or seniors for the 2018-2019 school year to participate in our debutante program.   Participant applications will be accepted beginning in April 2018. 

Pearl Ball Cotillion Information Session
Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 2pm to 4pm
Lamond Riggs Library, Meeting Room 1
5401 South Dakota Ave NE
Washington, DC 20011

2018 Scholarship Flyer - AKA.pdf
click to download
2018 Debutante Flyer.pdf
click to download

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