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

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 2022
  • 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 May.

Funds for this scholarship will be disbursed after August 31, 2022.

Questions? Contact

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated - Gamma Omega Chapter
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 influenced you to select your major and what impact will a college degree have on your future goals?

    2. What have you learned from your high school experiences that will help you be a successful college student and future college graduate?

    3. How does cancel culture impact freedom of speech?

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