Every year, Omicron Delta Kappa awards scholarships to more than 30 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 initiated 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.
How to Apply
If you are considering applying for a scholarship, we encourage you to read Chairman David A. Ellington’s letter here.
The application process for 2020 is now closed. The deadline was Tuesday, March 31st at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern). The Scholarship Review and Selection Committee will begin it’s work and anticipates notifying recipients of the awards in June.
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 [email protected] or mailed to:
Omicron Delta Kappa National Headquarters
c/o Scholarship Review and Selection Committee
224 McLaughlin Street, Lexington, VA 24450
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Vice President for External Relations Katy Datz at (540) 458-5344 or [email protected]
*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 [email protected]