The ASCEND Application for 2017/2018 is available.
Before you begin the Online Application please note that it requires that you to scan and upload files to the application.
Please click the Button below to access the Forms that require signatures and complete the following:
1. Print and sign the forms.
2. Make sure you scan the documents at 200DPI or lower (there is a file size limitation of 200MB for files attached to the application).
3. Scan and upload the signed forms that are required (Parental Consent & Responsibility and Student Code of Conduct & Responsibility) to the Online Application.
4. Bring the remaining forms (Application Checklist and Ascend Pre/Post Assessment) with you to the Open House.
ASCEND℠ is the signature youth enrichment program of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. ASCEND℠ is designed with efforts to motivate, engage and assist high school students (male and female) in reaching their maximum potential. ASCEND℠ will focus on Achievement, Self-Awareness, Communication, Engagement, Networking and Developmental Skills. Students in the program will have an opportunity to receive academic enrichment and life skills training to support their journey to college or vocational employment. Included activities will provide exposure to United Nations Association of the United States of America (UNA-USA) global issues, and Science, Math and Related Technologies (SMART) careers.