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Every year, the Omicron Delta Kappa Foundation awards scholarships to more than 25 collegiate members to continue their educations through graduate and professional study.  Scholarship awards range from $1,000 to $2,500.  These recipients demonstrate exceptional academic performance and leadership abilities.  General scholarships are awarded each year for graduate or professional school expenses.  Collegiate members and alumni up to five years out of school are eligible to apply.

Join us for a webinar to learn more about the OΔK Foundation Scholarship process. OΔK staff will provide an overview of the application process, give pointers about best application strategies, and answer any questions. Webinars are scheduled for Tuesday evenings at 9:00 p.m. EST (2/27) and Friday mid-day at 1:00 p.m. EST (2/23). To attend, see below for link.



To apply for an OΔK Foundation Scholarship, you must:

  • Be an inducted member of Omicron Delta Kappa.
  • Plan to, or be currently enrolled in an accredited graduate or professional program in the United States or abroad.
  • Have earned a cumulative GPA of 3.25 (on a 4.0 scale) on all academic work.

Scholarship Opportunities List

Award Distribution

Scholarship funds are distributed after a certified letter of enrollment from graduate school advisor, indicating enrollment, is received. Please request that letters be electronically sent to or mailed to:

Omicron Delta Kappa National Headquarters
c/o Foundation Scholarships Committee
224 McLaughlin Street
Lexington, VA 24450

How to Apply

The scholarship application portal is now open.
Before you start your application, check out the Scholarship FAQ page.
Applications will be due March 1, 2018.

Apply Now*

Link for recommendations

Application Webinars

OΔK will host webinars using Zoom to help applicants with the process.  OΔK staff will provide information about the process, discuss tips for creating the best application, and answer questions.  Five webinars are scheduled now for 9:00 p.m. EST. Click the date below for the link to that webinar.

Friday, February 23 (1:00 p.m. EST)

Tuesday, February 27 (9:00 p.m. EST)

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Associate Executive Director for External Relations Katy Datz at (540) 458-5344 or

*Note: If you receive an error message in trying to submit either a scholarship application or letter of recommendation, please email the attachment(s) to