Leads in her major. Researches tirelessly. Earns departmental honors. Academic excellence is a point of pride for Chi Omegas. In recognition of the exceptional accomplishments of our members, the Chi Omega Foundation awards scholarships and grants to collegiate and alumnae members.
Thanks to the generous support of many alumnae and the commitment of our collegiate members the Chi Omega Foundation assists our members through academic and leadership scholarships. This past year, over $230,000 was awarded to deserving Chi Omega alumnae and collegians:
Click to see Chi Omega’s 2018-2019 Scholarship Recipients
Chi Omegas of all ages are invited to apply for our national scholarships. Click the links below to view program descriptions and requirements.
(Please note scholarship descriptions are available year round; links will become active approximately eight weeks before the application’s deadline.)
2020 Scholarship Application Deadlines:
Engineering Impact – Bobbie Banaszak Gleiter Scholarship
Bobbie Banaszak Gleiter is an initiate of Chi Beta Chapter at Purdue University. Bobbie is an accomplished aerospace engineer and an advocate for women in engineering. She established the Engineering Impact – Bobbie Banaszak Gleiter Scholarship fund for Chi Omega collegians and alumnae pursuing a career in engineering.
The Jean Mermoud Mrasek Scholarship for Panhellenic Leadership and Excellence
Chi Omega Fraternity established the Jean Mermoud Mrasek Scholarship for Panhellenic Leadership and Excellence to honor Jean’s service as the 2013-2015 Chairman of the National Panhellenic Conference. The scholarship was set up to support delegates going to the National Panhellenic Conference College Panhellenic Academy. The scholarship can include support of conference registration, travel, and any incidental expenses associated with the program. Members who have been selected as a Panhellenic Council officer for the upcoming year are encouraged to apply.
Alumnae Educational Grant
The Alumnae Educational Grant assists Chi Omega Alumnae members 24 years of age and older who desire to further their education for the purpose of career qualification or advancement. Alumnae in this category are encouraged to apply.
Alumnae Educational Grant Application due February 3, 2020
Rowdy and Lucky Shain Scholarship
Foundation Trustee Melanie Maxwell Shain and husband John established the Rowdy and Lucky Scholarship to honor the immense effect their two cats had on the Shain family. The scholarship is available for Chi Omega collegians in their junior or senior year and alumnae pursuing degree programs in animal welfare or veterinary medicine.
Rowdy and Lucky Shain Scholarship Application due February 3, 2020
Elizabeth Carmichael Orman Memorial Scholarship
Honoring a past National President, this scholarship assists members enrolled in their junior year of college. In addition to academic and service requirements, applicants must demonstrate a need for financial assistance in order to complete the senior year.
Elizabeth Carmichael Orman Memorial Scholarship Application due March 2, 2020
Mary Love Collins Memorial Scholarship
Celebrating a former National President’s pursuit of education, this scholarship assists members who are enrolled in a full time graduate degree program for the upcoming academic year. Both seniors in college and alumnae members are encouraged to apply.
Mary Love Collins Memorial Scholarship Application due March 2, 2020
The Humphreys Chi Omega Scholarship for Study Abroad
Cathey (Epsilon Alpha/U of Oklahoma) and Don Humphreys are philanthropists committed to helping young people pursue their academic and career goals through the experience of study abroad. The Humphreys Chi Omega Scholarship for Study Abroad is available for a Chi Omega collegian in good standing who wishes to expand her academic and career goals through the experience of study abroad. The program must be a minimum of eight weeks.
The Humphreys Chi Omega Scholarship for Study Abroad due March 2, 2020
Jan Boyd Blackwell Leading with Integrity Award
The Jan Boyd Blackwell Leading with Integrity Award is available for any initiated Chi Omega collegiate leader in good standing who has demonstrated a courageous spirit of service and has upheld the values of Chi Omega during a challenging time while leading her chapter.
Jan Boyd Blackwell Leading with Integrity Award Nomination Form due April 1, 2020
The Cincinnati Metropolitan Area Alumnae Educational Grant
The Cincinnati Metro Area Alumnae Educational Grant is a program of assistance specifically for Chi Omega Alumnae living in the Cincinnati Metropolitan Area who are 24 years and older desiring to further their education. Alumnae in this category are encouraged to apply.
Cincinnati Metropolitan Area Alumnae Educational Grant Application due April 1, 2020
Interested in donating to a specific scholarship fund?
Click here to view a complete list of Chi Omega Foundation scholarships.
For more information about the scholarship and grant application process, contact Scholarship and Foundation Ambassador Coordinator Angela Reynolds at firstname.lastname@example.org or 901.748.8600.