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Onaketa Rising Stars Scholarship Application

Onaketa is offering two $1000 scholarships and two $500 scholarships to four graduating high school seniors that have been accepted to a four-year college/university or junior/community college this Fall.

Applicants will be selected based on their academic performance, community involvement, leadership skills, and financial need. The application deadline is Monday, July 15th, 2024.

*** Before beginning the application, read through the ENTIRE form, and make sure you have the following information and documents ready. ***

Student eligibility: 1. Must be a graduating high school senior. 2. Must have earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 for grades 10 through 12 and demonstrate a promise of continued academic achievement 3. Must belong to an underrepresented minority group. Rising Stars Scholarships are intended for black and brown students. You will be asked to provide the following:
1. Demographic information.
2. Financial information about your household's income and number of members within your household.
3. Two references (their name, email, and phone number). You will be expected to send your reference writers a link to submit their letters.
4. A personal statement and photo; (your resume is optional).
5. Your high school GPA AND an unofficial copy of your transcript (a photo or scan is fine) 6. Proof of acceptance and enrollment.

Sincerely, the Onaketa Team

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