Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated ® , Omicron Eta Omega Chapter and the Ivy Foundation of St. Louis College Bound Scholarship

The purpose of the College Bound Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to deserving African American high school seniors from the St. Louis Metropolitan area. Since Omicron Eta Omega Chapter’s chartering in 1984, community support of fundraising programs such as Little Miss Fashionetta,® Salute to Black Men and the Black College Bus Tour, have enabled the chapter to award numerous scholarships and book stipends to students.

The College Bound Scholarship is made available through Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated,® Omicron Eta Omega Chapter and the Ivy Foundation of St. Louis.

Applicants must

  • Be an African American high school senior
  • Have a cumulative G.P.A of 2.5 or better on a 4.0 scale
  • Be attending a four-year college in the 2022 fall semester
  • Be a resident of the St. Louis metropolitan area (St. Louis city, the Missouri counties of St. Louis, St. Charles, Jefferson, Franklin, Warren or Lincoln, or the Illinois counties of Madison, St. Clair, Monroe, Bond, Calhoun, Clinton, Jersey or Macoupin)

Previous recipients of any Omicron Eta Omega Chapter scholarship and family members of the chapter’s scholarship judging panel are not eligible for these scholarships.

Recipients will be required to provide proof of enrollment before funds are disbursed.

Direct questions to:

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Omicron Eta Omega Chapter and the Ivy Foundation of St. Louis
Supplemental Questions
  1. This scholarship is for African American high school seniors. Does this describe you?
  2. Upload a PDF (not Word) version of your résumé which includes honors and awards received in the last 4 years, extracurricular and community service activities (church activities can be listed also), and work history with dates of employment beginning with your most recent employer.
  3. ESSAY: Write an essay (up to 250 words) on how you will leverage your college education and career to be of service to all mankind and the African American community in particular.
  4. Please describe how you and your family will benefit from this scholarship, if it is awarded to you.
  5. SCHOLARSHIP CENTRAL RECOMMENDATION: Enter the name and e-mail address of an instructor, counselor, advisor, supervisor or other similarly qualified individual who will submit a recommendation on your behalf. NOTE: As the applicant, it is your responsibility to inform that person to watch for an email sent on your behalf that will explain how to complete this process.
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