History & Purpose 

Cultured Pearls of Excellence Advancement Foundation was established in 2019 to support the educational, charitable, cultural and general welfare of residents of the Augusta River Region previously known as the Central Savannah River Area.


CPEAF carries out the purposes of Alpha Alpha Epsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. 

The foundation also works to improve the lives of its citizens in 5 different target areas: 

1. Scholarship 

2. Women's Health Care and Wellness

3. Economic Security 

4. Arts 

5. Global Impact Initiatives 

We look forward to enhancing the lives of those around us. 


Scholarship Application 

The deadline for submitting all information is Saturday, May 15, 2021. Please review the attached application for more details. 


The Cultured Pearls of Excellence Advancement Foundation will award scholarships to deserving young women or men who will graduate from a Columbia County high school in of Spring 2021 and attend an accredited College or University in the Fall. We base the selection of

recipients on the following criteria:

Scholarship Requirements:

1. A required cumulative grade point average of at least a 3.0 or above.

2. Two references: One teacher and/or professor and one community member.

3. A well-written formal letter which clearly and completely details educational goals and

plans to continue service.

4. A typed completed scholarship application.

5. An official sealed transcript.

Download Application Here