Every year, the Omicron Delta Kappa Foundation awards scholarships to more than 20 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.











To apply for an OΔK 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.

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

Read about the 2017-18 scholarship recipients on our blog

How to Apply

Apply Now

The scholarship application portal is now closed.  Applications were due March 31, 2017. Applicants will be notified of awards by June 30, 2017. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Associate Executive Director for External Relations Katy Datz at (540) 458-5344 or

The 2018 scholarship process will open on December 5, 2017.  Applications will be due March 1, 2018.

*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