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The Ira Dorsey Scholarship Endowment Fund (IDSEF)


The Ira Dorsey Scholarship Endowment Fund (IDSEF)

The Ira Dorsey Scholarship Endowment Fund, Inc. (IDSEF) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that operates exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, as well as awarding scholarships to graduating high school students and undergraduates.

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IDSEF’s donors reflect our community’s spirit of cooperation, generosity, and shared sense of responsibility to support the dreams of our local youth to get a higher education.

It is solely because of the generous contributions of donors that IDSEF can provide scholarships to deserving students and provide educational and charitable support to our community. Your contributions are vital to the success of the IDSEF.

2023 Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to the IDSEF Awardees and Class of 2023. You have made history and triumphed during a period of transformational change. Many challenges await but we know you will be triumphant.

Thanks to the Parents for a job well done in helping your sons and daughters achieve this great milestone in their lives and preparing them for the challenges that await them.

Finally thanks to the Brothers of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc for all of your sacrifices and hard work for preparing the next generation to make a positive impact upon the world


We urge you to support the great work that the IDSEF is doing in Washington D.C. and Northern Virginia area. All proceeds benefit the IDSEF. Click on the “Donate” button below to make safe and secure tax-deductible donation.

Thank you for your support!