Zeta Phi Chapter Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Annual Scholarship and Grant Program

Due date: April 30
View the Application instructions.

Academic and Achievement Scholarships

Scholarships ranging up to $1000 are awarded to recognized minority students in Indianapolis, who have attained outstanding academic achievement, or who show unusual artistic or creative promise. Eligibility is based on academic achievement as reflected by class standing, grade point average (3.5 on a 4.0 system or its equivalent) SAT and/or ACT scores, special awards and/or citations. Outstanding artistic or creative achievement as evidenced by special awards and/or citations in their area of artistic endeavor, letters of reference from groups or individual knowledgeable of the artistic or creative area attesting to the applicant’s achievement and potential.

Educational Grants

Educational Grants ranging up to $500 are awarded to minority students in Indianapolis who have demonstrated the potential for success in postsecondary education. Eligibility is based on academic achievement as reflected by class standing and grade point average (2.5 on a 4.0 system or its equivalent), extracurricular activities, and financial need.

Scholarships with an emphasis on African-American students

Affordable Colleges Online was kind enough to share a resource with us. They recently compiled a list of  “College scholarships for black students”. Check the link for opportunities!  https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/black-students-college-scholarships/

You can also take the time to check out the other resources Affordable Colleges Online has available for students. Remember to pay attention to the accreditation of the school first. US News had a helpful article with suggestions on how to navigate this process.

College Spotlight 4

ruthscounselngblogphotoCollege: University of Louisville

Author: Ruth P. from the class of 2020

Admissions site: http://louisville.edu/admissions/

As a high school student exploring college options, I was overwhelmed with the amount of time and energy required to make the best decision possible. Initially, I recall being at a loss of what I was actually looking for. We are all told to be mindful of tuition, location, intended programs/majors, involvement opportunities, college-specific scholarships, etc. Maybe not in that order, but I remember being nervous all around. What do I look at first? What matters most? What if I make the wrong decision? (more…)