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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated Ò OMEGA MU OMEGA 1 March 1, 2021 Greetings, I write to you on behalf of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® Omega Mu Omega Chapter. The Omega Mu Omega Chapter was chartered September 18, 2016 in the City of Philadelphia. Since that time, we have been committed to the continuing education of high seniors in the city of Philadelphia in their pursuit of a college degree. In accordance with this commitment, we have enclosed information regarding scholarship opportunities that we offer. We ask that you review this information as soon as you are able so that you may present it to your graduating seniors. The scholarship application period opens March 5 and closes April 30, 2021. We believe this provides ample time for qualifying students to complete and submit the online application. Thank you for your time and anticipated support of this endeavor. Should you have any questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to email Tyra Ford or Jocelynn Norris, Scholarship Committee Chair and Co-Chair, at [email protected] Sincerely, Dr. Milika Singleton, President Omega Mu Omega Chapter Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®

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OMEGA MU OMEGA
Greetings,
I write to you on behalf of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® Omega Mu Omega Chapter. The Omega Mu Omega Chapter was chartered September 18, 2016 in the City of Philadelphia. Since that time, we have been committed to the continuing education of high seniors in the city of Philadelphia in their pursuit of a college degree. In accordance with this commitment, we have enclosed information regarding scholarship opportunities that we offer.
We ask that you review this information as soon as you are able so that you may present it to your graduating seniors. The scholarship application period opens March 5 and closes April 30, 2021. We believe this provides ample time for qualifying students to complete and submit the online application.
Thank you for your time and anticipated support of this endeavor. Should you have any questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to email Tyra Ford or Jocelynn Norris, Scholarship Committee Chair and Co-Chair, at [email protected]
Sincerely,
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sororit , Incorporated Omega M Omega Chapter
2021 Scholarship Application Packet D e April 30, 2021
SCHOLARSHIP OVERVIEW Alpha Kappa Alpha Sororit , Incorporated Omega M Omega Chapter is pleased to anno nce its fifth ann al college scholarship a ards. Thro gho t o r histor , ed cation and o th-foc sed program initiati es ha e been at the forefront of the sororit s ser ice mission.
Omega M Omega Chapter as chartered September 18, 2016 in the Cit of Philadelphia, ser ing comm nities along the ri er. It is the intent that this opport nit be made a ailable to African-American/Black st dents residing in the Philadelphia Co nt of Penns l ania, ho demonstrate academic e cellence, good citi enship and comm nit ser ice.
1) The O a M O a C a F a Sc a is a one-time, $1000 a ard based on scholastic achie ement, e trac rric lar acti ities, leadership and comm nit ser ice. Applicants are planning to attend an accredited fo r- ear college or ni ersit d ring the fall semester of 2021.
2) The Y C Wa M a Sc a is a one-time $1000 a ard
hich s pports the higher ed cational goals of a deser ing female st dent p rs ing Ed cation, Ph sical Ed cation and/or Health. The applicant m st attend a Historicall Black College/Uni ersit (HBCU) d ring the 2021 2022 academic ear.
3) The O a M O a C S d Sc a is a one-time scholarship a arded to a st dent ho has matric lated at an metropolitan Philadelphia college or ni ersit and has demonstrated financial need. The applicant m st be referred b the Office of St dent Affairs, Dean of St dents or their designee.
4) The N a a d B W Sc a is a one-time, $500 book a ard
hich s pports the higher ed cational goals of a deser ing female or male st dent ith financial need. The applicant m st attend a Historicall Black College/Uni ersit (HBCU) or Temple Uni ersit d ring the 2021 2022 academic ear.
E b C a O a M O a F a , Y C Wa M a a d N a a d B W Sc a : The Omega M Omega Freshman Scholarship
is open to female or male high school seniors. The Y onne Cooper -Watson Memorial
Scholarship is open to female high school seniors.
The Omega M Omega Freshman and Y onne Cooper Watson Memorial Scholarships req ire the most recent official transcript reflecting a minim m c m lati e n eighted o erall GPA of 3.0/4.0.
The Norman and Bett Wilson Scholarship is open to female or male high school seniors and req ires the most recent official transcript reflecting a minim m c m lati e n eighted o erall GPA of 2.5/4.0.
All applicant a ardees m st be accepted b an accredited 4- ear college or ni ersit in the s mmer or fall follo ing grad ation.
All applicants m st be c rrentl enrolled in an accredited high school in Philadelphia Co nt .
All applicants m st pload t o (2) letters of recommendation: one (1) from a teacher at their c rrent high school and one (1) from a person
ho can speak to the applicant's character. Letters from friends and famil members ill not be accepted.
All applicants m st s bmit an essa in response to the prompt associated ith the scholarship for
hich the are appl ing. Essa prompts and the req ired n mber of ords are on the ne t page.
Applicants ma choose to s bmit SAT or ACT test scores (optional).
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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sororit , Incorporated Omega M Omega Chapter
2021 Scholarship Application Packet D e April 30, 2021
E b C a O a M O a C S d Sc a : Applicants m st be recommended b a
metropolitan Philadelphia area college or ni ersit Office of St dent Affairs, Dean of
St dents or their designee.
Contin ing st dent applicants m st s bmit their most recent official transcript.
Applicants m st s bmit a 400 - 500 ord essa response to the prompt associated ith the scholarship for hich the are appl ing. Essa prompts are belo .
ESSAY PROMPTS T O a M O a F a Sc a
Please s bmit a 400-500 ord essa responding to the follo ing prompt
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sororit Inc. as fo nded in 1908 b 16 African American college st dents. These ambitio s omen e hibited e cellence b s pporting and assisting each other thro gh the rigors of college
hile pooling their reso rces of time and talent to be of ser ice to the people aro nd them and to the larger African American comm nit . Describe a time hen o demonstrated e cellence in accomplishing a goal
hile managing competing priorities.
T Y C Wa M a Sc a Please s bmit a 400 500 ord essa responding to the follo ing prompt
Y onne Cooper-Watson as a health and ph sical ed cation teacher in Connectic t. She as a grad ate of Hampton Instit te, and as a member of Theta Epsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sororit Inc. Describe a s that o plan to se o r interest and e pertise in health, ed cation and/or ph sical fitness to better o r comm nit and ha e a positi e impact on the li es of people aro nd o .
T N a a d B W Sc a Please s bmit a 300-400 ord essa responding to the follo ing prompt
Norman and Bett Wilson ere hard orking, lo ing parents of modest means. Altho gh financiall challenging at times, the belie ed in helping others in the comm nit and ere pro d to pro ide a debt-free college ed cation for their da ghter. Describe ho recei ing this scholarship ill pro ide financial relief for o or o r parents and help o to achie e o r goals.
T O a M O a C S d Sc a Please s bmit a 400-500 ord essa responding to the follo ing prompt
The Omega M Omega Contin ing St dent Scholarship as established to s pport a rising sophomore, j nior, or senior attending a Philadelphia metropolitan college or ni ersit ho has demonstrated financial need. Applicants m st be referred b the Office of St dent Affairs or the Dean of St dents, or their designee. Describe the circ mstances affecting o r need for financial assistance and e plain ho this scholarship can positi el impact o r abilit to contin e o r ed cation.
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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sororit , Incorporated Omega M Omega Chapter
2021 Scholarship Application Packet D e April 30, 2021
Add a I a The a ard recipient ill be e pected to attend an a ard reception to be held in her/his honor on S nda , J ne 6, 2021. The monetar a ard ill be dispersed to the recipient pon proof of enrollment in a fo r- ear, accredited college or ni ersit . For an q estions, please email T ra Ford, Chairman or Jocel nn Norris, Co-Chairman at akaomegam [email protected]
APPLICATION UPLOAD DIRECTIONS AND CHECKLIST All req ired doc ments sho ld be ploaded thro gh the application form https://bit.l /omoscholarshipapp. A completed application m st incl de: Application Form indicating the scholarship for hich o are appl ing
Official Transcript reflecting the applicant s most recent n eighted GPA
Letter(s) of Recommendation For the O a M O a F a , Y C Wa and N a a d B W Sc a :
#1 (m st be from a teacher at the st dent s c rrent high school) #2 (ma be from a coach, ch rch leader, comm nit leader, ol nteer/emplo er manager, etc.) Incl de o r name hen o sa e o r recommendation letter. (E ample:
Recommendation1-JaneDoe and Recommendation2-JaneDoe)
For the O a M O a C a Sc a : One recommendation from the Pro ost or Dean of St dents or their designee describing the
applicant s financial need. Incl de o r name hen o sa e o r recommendation letter. (E ample:
Recommendation1-JaneDoe) Essa response incl ding the appropriate n mber of ords
SAT or ACT scores (optional)
Yo r completed application and s pporting doc ments sho ld be recei ed b Omega M Omega Chapter on or before A 30, 2021. Late or incomplete applications ill not be accepted.
Complete o r application and pload all doc ments here:* https://bit.l /omoscholarshipapp
*If d ha e acce i e e a c e ad a ica i , ca c e e acke a d e ai i a a a ach e aka ega [email protected] ai .c ai i :
A ha Ka a A ha S i , I c. O ega M O ega Cha e
Sch a hi C i ee P. O. B 27595
Phi ade hia, PA 19118
O ega M O ega Sch a hi A ica i Alpha Kappa Alpha Sororit , Incorporated Omega Mu Omega Chapter is pleased to announce its annual college scholarship awards. Review the scholarship packet for requirements and essa prompts. For an questions, please email T ra Ford, Scholarship Committee Chairman or Jocel nn Norris, Scholarship Committee Co-Chairman at [email protected] Please return this application with our most recent official transcript, reference letters, and our essa as a complete package, no later than April 30, 2021.
Submit Online: Online submission is the preferred method https://bit.l /omoscholarshipapp.
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Email Option: [email protected]
Mail Option: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sororit , Incorporated Omega Mu Omega Chapter P. O. Bo 27595 Philadelphia, PA 19118
* Required
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