Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated - Gamma Omega Chapter Scholarship for Current Undergraduate Students

The Gamma Omega Alberta Gantt/Mattie Harvey Scholarship is made available through the Gamma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated for a full-time undergraduate student in good academic standing. Established in 2010, this scholarship is made possible by way of gifts made by Mrs. Alberta Gantt, a 75 year member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated and other fundraising efforts. The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to degree seeking students who are currently enrolled in a four year college or university and to assist students with successful degree completion.

Eligibility Criteria
Applicants must:

  • Be a full-time undergraduate student currently enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours with at least a sophomore standing or beyond at an accredited four year degree-granting institution
  • Have a minimum overall cumulative GPA of at least a 3.0
  • Demonstrate a financial need
  • Demonstrate active involvement in community building on their campus
  • Be a permanent resident of St. Louis City, St. Louis County or St. Charles County, MO

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

Funds for this scholarship will be disbursed in FALL 2021.

Questions? Contact gammaomeganews@gmail.com

Donor
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated - Gamma Omega Chapter
Award
$500 - $1,000
Deadline
08/13/2021
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please upload your most recent OFFICIAL transcript.
  2. List your honors and extracurricular activities (including school, community church, etc).
  3. Work experience
    • 1. Company/employer
    • 2. Address
    • 3. City, State and Zip Code
    • 4. Phone number
    • 5. Job title
    • 6. Dates of employment
  4. STUDENT AID REPORT (SAR): Upload all pages of your 2021-2022 Student Aid Report (SAR). The SAR is the document resulting from the completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). If you are unable to file a FAFSA, please contact My Scholarship Central at support@myscholarshipcentral.org or (314) 349-5030 for guidance on information that may be submitted as a substitute.
  5. ESSAY: Please write a 500-600 word essay on ONE the following topics:

    For many, the events surrounding George Floyd’s death have prompted personal calls to action to demand change. In what ways have these events or others in your life encouraged you to make or demand a change? How have these personal calls to action contributed to the major decisions in your life including, courses to pursue and ideas of future careers?

    Many have recognized that racial violence and COVID-19 have been dual pandemics. Like our response to COVID-19 people have been both encouraged and exhausted by the road ahead. Can you describe how this dual pandemic has impacted your college experience? What personal lessons of resilience have you learned and how will you apply them towards your future?

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