Applicants of the Be a Rising Bud Scholarship must currently be a female high-school senior who is interested in pursuit of an undergraduate degree at a college or university. Applicants must be from a low-income household earning a combined income that is less than $45,000.00 a year and must be pursuing an undergraduate degree in the following fields: Applied Arts (Creative Literature/Writing, Decorative Art, Design, Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Industrial Design), Cinematic Arts (Animation, Audio/Sound, Film-Making), Performing Arts (Dance, Music, Step, Theater), or Visual Arts (Animation, Architecture, Audio/Sound, Ceramics, Computer Art, Crafts, Design, Drawing, Filmmaking, Illustration, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Video, Visual Communications).
Omega Phi Beta Foundation (OPBF) is a national philanthropic organization committed to providing leadership, academic, and community development opportunities through educational and grant-making initiatives. These initiatives support individuals and organizations dedicated to advancing women’s rights in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, & Math) and supporting Mothers continuing their education. OPBF envisions a world free of inequality, where empowered women and girls are leaders of the movement for social change and equality.