OKK Foundation Inc.
OKK Chapter/Foundation 2019 Scholarship Application
Dear Scholarship Applicant,
The Founders of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. recognized the importance of intellect in all matters pertaining to the advancement of humankind. As such, they made Scholarship the foremost of the Fraternity’s four Cardinal Principles: Manhood, Scholarship, Perseverance, and Uplift.
Scholarship is no side issue – it is an integral and deep-rooted component of this organization. To that end, the Omicron Kappa Kappa Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. and the OKK Foundation, Inc, appreciate your interest and invite your participation in our scholarship program (OKK Chapter/Foundation 2019 Scholarship and The 2019 Norman E. Franklin Memorial Scholarship). It is critical that you follow all instructions, provide all requested information, and return your completed application to the address by the listed deadline.
The OKK Foundation is a nonprofit corporation that is organized under the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Foundation was established in 2002 and is recognized by the internal Revenue Service and the State of Virginia as a public nonprofit 501 (c) (3) organization that accepts tax deductible contributions and serves as the charitable arm of Omicron Kappa Kappa (OKK) Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
The Foundation operates exclusively for charitable and educational purposes: to fund educational scholarships for minority students; to assist & promote the general welfare of local community groups. The Foundation and Omicron Kappa Kappa (OKK) Chapter are excited and committed to help improve the lives of our neighbors in western Fairfax County and eastern Loudoun County. In partnership with OKK Chapter, we host leadership seminars and career seminars for middle school students in Fairfax County. We enthusiastically support the idea of reaching our youth at an early pre-high school age in consultation & cooperation with their parents.
Enhance the lives of those in the local community by supporting youth achievement via college scholarship awards, career mentoring of young men, and providing community outreach via smart partnering with community resources & supporters.
SCHOLARSHIPS, UPLIFT & MENTORING – Making a Difference!
Our Vision is that the SUM of our nonprofit efforts will result in signifcant opportunities for: all deserving underprivileged students to meet their goals of a college education beyond high school; empowering young males to reach their God-given potential; and the local community will thrive aided by the Foundation’s outreach via community & social programs.
The Foundation and Omicron Kappa Kappa Chapter are excited and committed to help improve the lives of our neighbors in western Fairfax County and eastern Loudoun County. Since our inception, we have proudly awarded more than 30 scholarships to area high school graduates valued at over $30,000.
Charitable Programs Supported
• OKK College Scholarship Program
Scholarships to underprivileged, high achieving college-bound students
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• OKK Youth Academy Program
Sustained mentoring to enrich the lives of young males and empower their intellectual & character
• Annual Essay Program
Reward essay writing prowess among students
• Talent Hunt Program
Recognize & reward community youth in the performing arts
• Community Support
Participate in food drives, Relay for Life cancer initiatives, annual Diabetes Walk-a-thons, annual blood and food drives,
Chamber of Commerce events
• Charitable Fundraising Events
Raise funds to financially support the above initiatives in partnership with Omicron Kappa Kappa Chapter (OKK)
NOTE: It is through the generosity of our supporters, like you, that we have
committed to award multiple scholarships annually to deserving minority college-bound high school graduates. The amount and number of scholarship awards will depend on the financial support that the Foundation receives from local businesses, their employees and the general public.
**Free** two hour workshop for Kids Grades 3 - 6. Come get creative with 3D in Windows 10.
This event is sponsored by the OKK Foundation, Inc (a 501(c)(3) organization) and 2018 recipient of the Volunteer of the Year Award for Excellence by the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce. < Click here to download registration info…>
Parisian Nights Benefit Gala Supporting the OKK Foundation, Inc.