Dear Scholarship Applicant:
Thank you for your interest in our scholarship! Phi Psi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, with its mission of service to all mankind, is happy to support graduating high school seniors pursuing undergraduate education.
Founded January 15, 1908, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, is the oldest Greek-letter organization established by African-American college-educated women. The sorority serves local, national and international communities through a nucleus of 170,000 members in more than 900 chapters. In the Cincinnati metropolitan area, Phi Psi Omega Chapter promotes and supports youth development and leadership and facilitates families’ and communities’ access to crucial resources and services. Phi Psi Omega is pleased to announce that it will award its annual scholarships in June to graduating African American, female high school seniors. In addition to our current scholarships, we would like to support one scholarship applicant that will be attending a HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities).
Applicants for Phi Psi Omega’s scholarship must be female, African-American, high school seniors who will attend a four-year college or university in the fall semester immediately following their senior year of high school.
Completed applications include the following:
____1. Submit a completed application form
____2. Submit an official transcript including minimum GPA of 2.5, Class Rank, ACT and/or SAT scores to:
____3. Submit two letters of recommendation (one must be from the principal, counselor, or teacher)
____4. Submit type written essay. (The essay must be no more than 500 words using double spacing, one-inch
margins and size 12 Times New Roman font)
____5. Submit a wallet size photo
____6. Submit and complete all information online by midnight March 6, 2015 using the link:
____7. Participate in a face-to face interview with members of the Scholarship Committee.
Applications submitted after March 6, 2015 or with incomplete information will NOT be considered. Each applicant must be available for a face-to-face interview. Applicants with the completed criteria listed above will be informed of the date, time and place of the interview by a member of the Scholarship Committee.
Phi Psi Omega’s Scholarship Committee will acknowledge all application submissions with a notice of award or regret. Scholarship winners and their families will be invited to an awards brunch to be held in June 2015.
We look forward to reviewing your application materials. If you have questions and need additional information, please contact Phi Psi Omega’s scholarship committee chairman at firstname.lastname@example.org or (513) 315-7380.
Pamela Williams, President Medina Rahman, Chairman Dawn Mundy, Co-Chairman
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Providing service to all mankind since 1908