Scholarship Alert!

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Omega PSI PHI Fraternity, Inc.

announces its 2015 annual International High School Essay Contest

and the African American Male College Scholarship Competition

Option 1:

Eligibility:  ANY college-bound, High School Senior who is a Utah resident.

Local Award:  Book Scholarship ($100 – $500)

National Award:  $1,000 – $5,000

Due date:  October 23, 2015

Essay:  “What can be done to assure that American citizens do not lose their voting rights and that they regain any rights that have been lost in recent legislative changes?”  **Essay must be between 700 and 750 words in length.

See Mrs. Sanders in the counseling office for an application.  Also visit www.Ques-TriIota.org for additional rules and details.

Option 2:

Eligibility:  Any college-bound, African American high school senior who is a Utah resident.

Local Award:  up to $1,000

Due Date:  October 23, 2015

Essay:  “Recently, the treatment of African Americans and law enforcement has become a very visible topic in the mainstream media.  Some people from the larger society believe, however, that efforts like #BlackLivesMatter is not the appropriate method to draw attention to social inequality for African Americans.  Please explain if you believe it is important, or not, to continue to bring awareness in job discrimination, police brutality, and other social inequalities that African Americans in the United States face and the method you believe is most effective.”  **Essay must be between 700 and 750 words in length.

See Mrs. Sanders in the counseling office for an application.  Also visit www.Ques-TriIota.org for additional rules and details.

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