Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated - Gamma Omega Chapter Scholarship for High School Seniors

Gamma Omega Chapter will recognize outstanding high school seniors that reside in the St. Louis area, who have achieved academic success and /or have a financial need. Scholarships are awarded to black students only. Students must have a 3.0 or higher. For a needs based scholarship the student can have a 2.5 or higher.

Scholarships Available
15 one time $1,000 scholarships
5 renewable $1,000 scholarships (must maintain 2.5 GPA in college)

Eligibility Criteria
Applicants must:

  • Be a graduating high school senior
  • Identify as Black
  • Plan to enroll as a full-time undergraduate student, with a minimum of 12 credit hours, at an accredited, four year degree-granting institution in fall 2021
  • Have a minimum overall cumulative GPA of at least a 3.0 for the merit based scholarship and a 2.5 for the need based scholarship
  • Demonstrate a financial need
  • Be a permanent resident St. Louis City, St. Louis County or St. Charles County, MO

Finalists for this scholarship will be invited to a personal interview in April.

Funds for this scholarship will be disbursed after August 31, 2021.

Questions? Contact gammaomeganews@gmail.com

Donor
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated - Gamma Omega Chapter
Award
$1,000, some renewable
Deadline
04/15/2021
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please upload your most recent OFFICIAL transcript.
  2. ACT Score (Composite):
  3. List your honors and extracurricular activities (including school, community church, etc).
  4. Work experience
    • 1. Company/employer
    • 2. Address
    • 3. City, State and Zip Code
    • 4. Phone number
    • 5. Job title
    • 6. Dates of employment
  5. ESSAY: Please write a 250-300 word essay on one of the following topics: (1) What impact will a college degree have on your future goals? (2) What impact has social media had on race in society? or (3) What impact has the pandemic had on your academic progress?
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