The Orange County Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Mu Epsilon Omega, is proud to award three $1,000 scholarships to female African-American high school seniors in Orange and Los Angeles counties.

Each high school senior will receive a $1,000 scholarship towards higher education at an accredited four-year college or university of their choice. To be considered, applicants must submit a completed application, essay prompt, copy of signed transcript from their high school counselor, two letters of recommendation (from a teacher and non-relative), and have a 3.0 or better grade point average (GPA). Applicants are encouraged to review the full scholarship requirements and apply online at http://www.akameo.org/scholarship. The application deadline is May 10, 2015.

“Promoting high scholastic and ethical standards is one of the tenets of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. In keeping with our sorority’s purpose, Mu Epsilon Omega is proud to support women pursuing higher education,” said Angela M. Monteilh, president of Mu Epsilon Omega.

For more than 30 years, Mu Epsilon Omega has provided thousands of dollars in scholarships to high school seniors in the community, as well as significant programs and services that support and enhance the academic and social development of youth throughout the Southern California region.

“We are committed to fulfilling our sorority’s motto, ‘Service to all Mankind,'” added Monteilh.

For additional information, please visit http://www.akameo.org/scholarship.