Greetings

The Brothers of the Lambda Omega Chapter thank you for visiting our Website. Lambda Omega is the First Graduate Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. We hope that you enjoy your time here with us. Please take your time and enjoy this site as we celebrate our 92th year of existence. We look forward to continuing our tradition of serving the community and encouraging brotherhood. Lambda Omega strives to be a driving force within the community through our many social and civic programs, we seek to enhance the lives of all through the utilization of our Cardinal Principals of MANHOOD, SCHOLARSHIP, PERSEVERANCE AND UPLIFT.

FRIENDSHIP IS ESSENTIAL TO THE SOUL”

 

 

Scholarship Opportunities

The brothers of Lambda Omega Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. would like to pass onto you this list of SCHOLARSHIP opportunities for current students seeking higher education. We hope you find this list helpful and informative.

 

11 SCHOLARSHIP OFFERINGS – 09/14/2014

  • · Aircraft Electronics Association Scholarships
  • · Davidson Fellows Scholarships
  • · The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship
  • · Edison Scholars Program
  • · 2014 Burger King Scholars Program
  • · The 2015 (ISC)² Foundation Scholarship
  • · Shire 2014 ADHD Scholarship Program
  • · Sacks For CF Scholarship
  • · The Dell Scholars Program
  • · The Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarships
  • · 2014 TOCA scholarship

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Aircraft Electronics Association Scholarships

http://www.aea.net/educationalfoundation/scholarships.asp

Interested in aviation? The AEA Educational Foundation has awarded more than $1 million to students seeking careers in the aircraft electronics and aviation maintenance industry. Numerous scholarships are available and each range from $1,000 to more than $35,000; some are open to just AEA members, while others are open to all students. Descriptions for each scholarship can be found on the AEA site.

All applications have a April 1, 2015 deadline.

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Davidson Fellows Scholarships

http://www.davidsongifted.org/fellows/

The Davidson Fellows Scholarships are currently available to all “extraordinary young people, 18 and under, who have completed a significant piece of work.” These awards are in the amounts of $50,000, $25,000, and $10,000. In addition to the scholarships, Davidson Fellows are honored every year in Washington, D.C. with Congressional meetings and a special reception.

Application categories are Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Literature, Music, Philosophy and Outside the Box. For an idea of what other students have done as their projects, check out the list of past winners’ projects.

The 2015 deadline is February 11, 2015.  Hopefully any additional questions you have can be answered on the FAQ page.

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The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

http://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/general-applicants.php

This scholarship is from the Education and Leadership Development Program of the Jackie Robinson Foundation. This scholarship aims to assist minority high school students in paying for their college education. Students must demonstrate financial need and plan on attending a four year college or university to apply for this scholarship. The scholarship committee will be primarily be looking at the leadership potential of applicants.

To be eligible for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must:

  • Be a graduating, minority high school senior;
  • Plan to attend an accredited and approved four–year institution within the United States;
  • Show leadership potential;
  • Demonstrate a dedication to community service;
  • Present evidence of financial need;
  • Be a United States citizen;
  • A minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21; and
  • Not possess a degree from a 2 or 4–year College when applying for the scholarship.

The application can be found online and students must also submit a letter of recommendation (the recommendation must be submitted online) and send official standardized test scores (SAT or ACT).

October 15, 2014 – Application Available for Review Only
November 1, 2014 – Application Live
February 15, 2015, 5pm (EST) – Complete Application Due

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Edison Scholars Program

https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/edisonscholars/

Edison International is offering aspiring scientists, mathematicians and engineers scholarships to pursue their education at a four-year colleges or universities through the Edison Scholars Program. This program is open to high school seniors with a cumulative grade point average of 2.8 or higher on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent at Eligible Public High Schools and Eligible Private High Schools in areas serviced by Southern California Edison (SCE).

According to the scholarship website:

  • · Up to thirty (30) awards of $10,000 will be granted.
  • · Awards are renewable for up to three additional years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first. Renewal is contingent upon satisfactory academic performance and continued full-time enrollment in one of the designated fields of study at a four-year college and continuation of the program by Edison International.
  • · Awards are for undergraduate study only.

The guidelines and application will be available on October 1, 2014.

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2014 Burger King Scholars Program

https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/burgerkingscholars/

This scholarship is in memory of the co-founder of Burger King, James W. McLamore. This scholarship will be awarding scholarships totaling more than $2.2 MILLION dollars.

Each individual scholarship will be worth between $1,000 and a WHOPPING $50,000 dollars. These scholarships can be used for college, community college, vocational school, technical school (or pretty much any other post-secondary institution!).

What will the scholarship committee be looking at?

Great question! The scholarship committee will be looking at the following factors:

  • · Grade Point Average
  • · Work Experience
  • · Extracurricular Activities
  • · Community Service

The scholarship application for this award can be found (and completed) online!

The application will become available on October 15, 2014.

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The 2015 (ISC)² Foundation Scholarship

https://www.isc2cares.org/uploadedFiles/wwwisc2caresorg/Content/Applicant-Recipient-Qualifications-Requirements-Instructions-2014.pdf

Each year, the (ISC)² Foundation aims to bridge the gap between a high demand for skilled cyber security experts and a low supply of qualified candidates by providing future information security professionals with scholarships to prepare them for a challenging career in this industry. In pursuit of this goal, they are offering a number of scholarship opportunities to specific groups- scholarships for women (2 scholarships totaling $40,000!), scholarships for undergraduates (up to $5,000 per recipient), grants for graduate students (eight grants of up to $3,000), the Harold F. Tipton Memorial Scholarship, and faculty vouchers.

Specifics on criteria for each program can be found on the scholarship website. The scholarship application period will open January 1, 2015 and will close at midnight on March 31, 2015 EDT.

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Shire 2014 ADHD Scholarship Program

http://www.shireadhdscholarship.com/default.aspx

The Shire 2013 ADHD Scholarship Program is currently open to US citizens who are accepted to or attending an approved college, university, vocational school, or technical school as an undergraduate student who has been diagnosed with ADHD and is under the care of a licensed health care professional for ADHD. Winners will receive a $2,000 award along with 1 year of ADHD coaching services, and there will be up to 50 winners!

The application includes six parts:

  • · Part 1: Contact Information (2 pages)
  • · Part 2: Personal Essay
  • · Part 3: Letter of Recommendation
  • · Part 4: ADHD Coaching Question Essay
  • · Part 5: List of Community, Volunteer, and Extracurricular Activities
  • · Part 6: Liability and Publicity Release

The application can be submitted online or through the mail. You must apply by March 19, 2014 to be eligible. If you have any questions, check out the rules or the FAQ page.

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Sacks For CF Scholarship

http://esiason.org/thriving-with-cf/scholarships/sacks-for-cf-scholarship.php

The Boomer Esiason Foundation is currently offering scholarships in the range of $3,000 to $10,000 to undergraduate and graduate students who have cystic fibrosis (the scholarship program gets additional funding each time a sack is made during a Monday Night Football game, hence the name). The award is made annually to 30 people who strive for therapy adherence and academic success.

If applying, you must submit the following documents:

• Application
• Essay
• Recent photo
• Letter from physician (on letterhead) confirming CF diagnosis and therapy routine
• Transcript (high school, college and/or graduate school)
• Letter of acceptance from academic institution
• Detailed breakdown of tuition costs from academic institution
• W2 form for both parents

The application can be found online. Applicants must create an account to apply.

The deadline to apply for this program is January 14, 2015.

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The Dell Scholars Program

http://www.dellscholars.org/

The Dell Scholars Program is currently accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year. Dell Scholars (eligible high school seniors) receive $20,000 each to complete their higher education over the course of 6 years. In addition, the Dell Scholars Program provides its students with technology, a private scholar networking community, resources, and mentoring to ensure they have the support they need to achieve their college degrees. Scholars become part of a support network for each other that is made up of themselves, their schools, families, peers and a dedicated Dell Scholar team at the Michael & Susan Dell foundation.

To be eligible for the program, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Participating in a Michael & Susan Dell Foundation approved college readiness program in grades 11 and 12
  • Graduating from an accredited high school this academic year
  • Earning a minimum of a 2.4 GPA
  • Demonstrated need for financial assistance
  • Eligible to receive federal student aid
  • Planning to enroll full-time in a bachelor’s degree program at an accredited higher education institution in the fall directly after your graduation from high school

If you have further questions, check out the FAQ page. Applications open November 1, 2014 and are due January 15, 2015, and the Dell Scholars will be announced on April 10, 2015 (after a semifinalist stage).

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The Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarships

http://www.ncld.org/about-us/learning-disability-scholarships-awards/anne-ford-allegra-ford-scholarships

The Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarships are currently available to provide scholarships to two graduating high school seniors who have documented learning disabilities. The two scholarships vary:

The Anne Ford Scholarship is a $10,000 scholarship ($2,500/year over four years) granted to a graduating high school senior with a documented learning disability who will be enrolled in a full-time bachelor’s degree program in the fall of 2015.

The Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship is a $2,500 one-time scholarship awarded to a graduating high school senior with a documented learning disability who will be enrolled in a two-year community college, a vocational or technical training program, or a specialized program for students with LD in the fall of 2015.

The specific requirements vary slightly for each scholarship, although the specifics can be read in full on the scholarship website. Applications must be postmarked by December 31, 2014, and can be sent to:

National Center for Learning Disabilities
c/o Anne Ford Scholarship
32 Laight St., 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10013

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2014 TOCA scholarship

http://www.toca.org/toca-scholarship-2/

The Turf and Ornamental Communications Contest is offering a $2,500 scholarship to green industry communications students.

The TOCA board of directors will award one $2,500 fall semester scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year to an undergraduate college student pursuing a career in green industry communications. To qualify, students must major or minor in technical communications or a green industry-related field such as horticulture, plant sciences, botany, agronomy or plant pathology. The applicant must also demonstrate an interest in using this course of study in the field of communications.

Applications are due March 2, 2015.