Collegiate Scholars Bowl Competition 
Updated:  August 17, 2018

(Chair: Dr. Ronnie Hopkins )  Entry Deadline to Submit Chapter Rosters: TBA.  Preliminaries-Saturday, September 22, 2018, at the College Brothers Summit and Leadership Retreat, DiGiorgio Campus Center, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC.

Competition Finals-2018 District Conference, North Charleston Convention Center, Meeting Room 8 & 9, 3:00-4:30 p.m..


Collegiate Scholars Bowl

The Dr. John Hope Franklin Collegiate Scholars' Bowl provides a public forum through which undergraduate collegiate scholars demonstrate academic and intellectual knowledge and skills, implemented to highlight scholastic excellence among college members of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated. The Collegiate Scholars' Bowl promotes individual and team competitive spirit while reinforcing mutual cooperation among participants.


Each member of the team shall be a duly initiated member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. pursuing studies toward a baccalaureate degree at an accredited college or university.  Each member shall have met all financial obligations and risk management requirements with the District, Region and the General Organization.  Each chapter shall have met all financial and administrative requirements with the District, Region and the General Organization.  Furthermore, each Chapter must have its full delegate strength registered at the respective conference.

Areas of Competition

The questions used in the Alpha Phi Alpha Collegiate Scholars' Bowl are drawn from a wide range of areas of knowledge and intellectual endeavor.  They include, but are not limited to, the following broad areas: 

  • Alpha Phi Alpha History
  • World History
  • World Literature
  •  African Diaspora
  •  Visual/Performing Art
  •  Science/Medicine 
  •  Sports 
  •  Spirituality/Religion
  •  Current Events

Chapter Information

Below you will find all the information needed for your chapter to participate in the Collegiate Scholars Bowl Competition: