Home > Financial Aid > College Scholarships > Scholarships By Grade Level > High School Scholarships > Dr Barbara Odom Wesley Spirit Of Achievement Scholarship

Dr. Barbara Odom-Wesley Spirit of Achievement Scholarship

  • Website Address
  • http://www.arlingtoneducation.org/scholarships.htm
  • Contact
  • Carisma Ramsey
  • Address
  • P.O. Box 150301
  • Email Address
  • scholarships@arlingtoneducation.org
  • Application Deadline
  • March 31, 2016
  • Number Of Awards
  • 1
  • Maximum Amount
  • $5,000
  • Scholarship Description
  • This scholarship is named in honor of Dr. Barbara Odom-Wesley, the chartering president of the Xi Theta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

    This scholarship may be used at any two-year or four-year college or university. Trade, technical, and cosmetology schools are ineligible.

    Scholarship applicants will be evaluated heavily on the basis of financial need. In order to be eligible for this scholarship, you must provide a copy of a completed FAFSA or relative income documentation. Applicant must also:
    - Be an African-American female high school senior currently attending classes in the Arlington or Tarrant County area
    - Provide transcript showing at least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 (A) scale, or the equivalent
    - Submit a notarized Scholarship Application
    - Complete the Academic Profile and have it signed by your high school counselor
    - Obtain three letters of recommendation (Letters can be written by a teacher, principal, counselor, community/civic leader, minister/pastor, or member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.)
    - Attend scheduled interview if selected as a finalist

    Check back for exact deadline date.

See if you qualify for this award

Learn more about this scholarship and many more.
Find Scholarships Instantly!


High School Scholarships

Latest College & Financial Aid News

Should Political Correctness Trump Personal Opinion?

October 6, 2015

by Susan Dutca

Last week, a Mount Holyoke College professor allegedly went around his class trying to guess what racial slurs minority students might have been called in their lifetime. Students claimed the exercise was a form of racial discrimination. In this day and age, we are more politically correct than ever before. College students now think twice before raising their hands to offer an opinion on [...]

How to Not Lose It with Group Projects

October 5, 2015

by Erica Lewis

Oh, yes, group projects. When it comes to group projects, you either love 'em or hate 'em. There's really no in-between. So how do you keep your cool when you can't stand your partners or the project itself? Divide the work evenly. Don't let one person do all the work and then have the other names attached to the project. Although the load may be carried more heavily by one [...]

80 Prestige Schools Team up to Redesign Common Application

September 29, 2015

by Susan Dutca

In less than a month the world of higher education has moved forward with changes to the traditional approaches in the college application and admission process - first, with the simplified and updated FAFSA to appear in October 2016 and now, with 80 colleges and universities building a platform to streamline the application process that they hope to debut in summer of 2016. The goal is to get [...]

Follow Us:

facebook twitter rss feed