2018 Scholarships Now Available!

Delta Upsilon Omega High School Scholarship

The Delta Upsilon Omega High School Scholarship consists of at least two $2,500 non- renewable scholarship awards that will be provided to high school graduating seniors with high academic achievement and community service. The purpose of the scholarship program is to encourage and enable young African-American and African students to attend college and achieve their future goals. Scholarship recipients should have a strong desire to succeed, as well as meet all of the requirements outlined below. A complete application packet must be submitted for consideration.

Scholarship Requirements

To be eligible for the Delta Upsilon Omega High School scholarship, each applicant must meet the following requirements:

  • Demonstrate academic achievement by having a minimum 2.7 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) upon high school graduation
  • Possess leadership qualities
  • Show financial need
  • Must be currently enrolled and attending as a full time high school senior in King County with an expected graduation date no later than June 30,
  • Must be accepted and enrolled in an accredited four-year college or university for the 2018-2019 academic year
  • Must be Involved in at least one extracurricular, civic, or community activity while in high school
  • Must be a female African-American student

Award Disbursements

The scholarship award will be paid to your college or university upon receipt of enrollment verification (student must provide address where funds should be sent as well as enrollment verification).

Application Process Timeline

All applications must be postmarked no later than March 27, 2018. Scholarship finalists will be notified by e-mail no later than April 7, 2018 with further instructions and if selected applicants will need to be available for a mandatory interview in April – date and time to be announced. Winners of the scholarships will be expected to attend the NPHC Scholarship Dinner on June 2, 2018 at 7:00pm to receive their award.

Dynamic Urban Opportunities Foundation Sisters Scholarship

The Dynamic Urban Opportunities Foundation Sisters Scholarship consists of one $1,500.00 non-renewable scholarship award that will be provided to a single mother of African-American descent re-entering school to complete her educational goals and better her family economic status. Scholarship recipient should have a strong desire to succeed, as well as meet all of the requirements outlined below. A complete application packet must be submitted for consideration.

Scholarship Requirements

To be eligible for the Dynamic Urban Opportunities Foundation Sisters Scholarship, an applicant must be a single mother at the time of application that meets the following requirements:

  • Possess leadership qualities
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Must be a King County resident
  • Must be accepted to attend or enrolled at least half time in an accredited two year or four-year university or college for the 2018-2019 academic year
  • Must have a 2.7 minimum GPA (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Must be female single parent

Award Disbursements

The scholarship award will be paid upon receipt of enrollment for the 2018-2019 academic year (student must provide address where funds should be sent as well as enrollment verification).

 Application Process Timeline

All applications must be postmarked no later than March 27, 2018. Scholarship finalists will be notified by e-mail no later than April 7, 2018 with further instructions and if selected applicants will need to be available for a mandatory interview in April – date and time to be announced. Winners of the scholarships will be expected to attend the Delta Upsilon Omega Library Tea on September 30, 2018 to receive their award.

For questions about the scholarships, please email education@akaduo.org.