How are they doing?

“I am forever grateful and blessed to be recognized as one of these scholarship winners and to part of this amazing community.”
Jaylen Anteneh

Attends Columbia University, majoring in Financial Economics. Earned a 3.41 GPA in his first semester. Participates on the baseball team.

“I would sincerely like to thank the men of Sigma Iota Chapter for this scholarship for investing in my academic success.”

Daijah Conerly

Attends the University of California- Davis, majoring in Political Science - Public Service. Earned a 3.0 GPA in her first semester. Employed by U.C. Davis as an Engagement Advisor.

 “I was successful the 1st semester…, met like-minded people through my clubs, made it into the interview rounds for freshman programs at Goldman Sachs, Bank of America, and Morgan Stanley (now I wait for decisions), Headspace on Netflix, yoga, meditation, exercise and mindfulness has helped me to manage stress and anxiety.”

Brandon Frith

Attends Loyola Marymount University, majoring Finance. Earned a 4.0 GPA in his first semester. Active in the Lion Investing Society, participated in a stock pitch competition and conducted research for start-up companies such as Solo. Engaged in The Learning Community, a year-long leadership program for Black freshmen as well as Campus Ministry.

“The scholarship award has helped me pay for fall quarter’s tuition expenses. Once again, I am very thankful for this scholarship that was given to me. Without it, I would be unable to attend the University of California, San Diego.”

Chelsea Idahosa

Attends the University of California, San Diego, majoring in International Business and minoring in Japanese Studies. One of only 2 students selected to participate in the Kyoto (Japan) Spring Program, joined the Black Student Union Organization and a recreational yoga class.

“I would like to thank Sigma Iota Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Incorporated for awarding me with this scholarship.  It has truly helped me in my academics and has given me the freedom to focus on my studies without having to worry about financial needs.”

Nayeli Roman

Attends San Jose State University, majoring in Theatre Arts. Earned a 4.o GPA in her first semester. Member of the Inaugural Class of the Adelante Academic Advisor Program 2020-2021. Co-starred in “Betty’s Garage”, the radio play. Co-wrote, filmed and starred in her first short film, “The Great Race”. Starring in “Alone, Together”, a play live-streamed in April 2021.

“Thank you so much for the scholarship award, and beyond this, the support the committee has given as I begin my college experience in these unprecedented times. I cannot fully express how grateful I am.”

Solia Valentine

Attends UCLA, majoring in Computational Biology. Earned a 3.8 GPA in her first semester. Volunteer at the local tennis clinics and the SHAPE @ UCLA: Outreaches local high schools to provide them with academic support.

“Half of it went to tuition and the other half went to books and access codes. It helped a lot with getting my school materials and being able to afford tuition.”
Kailan Chang

Attends San Jose State University, majoring in Business Administration Management. Earned a 3.75 GPA in his first semester. Kailan’s goal is to make the Dean’s Honor Roll. Looking forward to joining one or two campus activities when SJSU returns students back on campus.

Myles used the scholarship award to buy textbooks and school supplies.

Myles Easter

Attends Tuskegee University, majoring in Computer Engineering. Myles’ goals for the 2020-21 academic year are to stay above a 3.0 GPA and get accepted into a master’s program. Given Covid-19 has not been involved with any on-campus activities.

“Thank you so much for investing in my future and providing me with the possibility of a debt-free future, or student loan-free future at least.”

Jahve Hawkins

Attends Agnes Scott College, majoring in Physics and Computer Engineering. as a Freshman. Her goals for the 2020-2021 year was to maintain a 3.8 GPA or better. Active member of Google Student Developer Club and served on the Executive Board. a proud member of the Pathmakers Club—a club for first generation students; Member of the German club. She used her scholarship award to help pay for her first semester tuition in order not to have to worry about taking out school loans.

“I used my scholarship to help pay for my tuition. The $1,500 really helped me because it reduced the amount my parents had to pay for my tuition. I am very grateful that I received the Omega Psi Phi Scholarship.”

Nicholas Moseley

Attends Alabama State University majoring in Social Work. Earned a 3.64 GPA in his first semester. Selected to the ASU University College Freshmen Honors Convocation. A member of ASU’s Track and Field team, joined the Black Student Organization, and collected and distributed donations of socks, gloves, and health care products to the homeless during his Christmas break in San Francisco.

“I used my scholarship reward for textbooks, academic services, supplies and certain food expenses. This reward helped by making my learning experience more affordable which provided peace of mind knowing that my books, supplies as well as food expenses were covered. Thank you again for your investment in students of color such as myself and in our educational careers, I am truly grateful.”

Isaiah Tomtania

Attends California State University Eastbay majoring in Kinesiology. His goals is to finish the semester with a GPA of 3.5 or above. Member of Sankofa Scholars program, (KRG) Kinesiology Research Group, and a Men's Devotional group. Earned accreditation for The Dean's List, Oral Communication Skills, Quantitative Reasoning Skills and Written Communication Skills in his first semester.

“I used the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity scholarship to help go towards my tuition and books. It was extremely helpful in lifting some of the burden off of my family, helping me to get an education without having to take out as much of a loan. I am extremely grateful for this opportunity and I really appreciate what this organization is doing for the community. Thank you for assisting me and ultimately allowing me to further my education.”

Veronika Victor

Attends Howard University, majoring in Psychology. Has participated in virtual homecoming events, job fairs, and club meetings one of which is the California Club.