THE RUDOLPH W. SNOWDEN MEMORIAL
SCHOLARSHIP FUND, INC.
The Rudolph W. Snowden Memorial Scholarship Fund, Inc., of Mu Nu Chapter, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., was named in honor of its principal founder. On March 6, 1978, the Articles of Incorporation were approved for the fund as a non profit organization with 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status.
The major purposes of the Fund are to increase the number of African-American male college/university students and to assist in the preservation of historically Black Colleges and Universities by providing financial incentives for individuals to attend these institutions. Current scholarship grants range from $1,000 to $5,000 and can be applied to tuition, fees or other expenses required by the selected institution. In addition to high school graduates, prior scholarship recipients who demonstrate continuing academic excellence may also apply.
Donate now to help support and enrich the lives of worthy Montgomery County African-American males in college. Your donations can make a difference in the lives of our youth.
RWS Memorial Scholorship Application
Deadline of May 1st of each year
July 1st notification date for recipients of each year
Scholarship Recipients for 2015 – 2016
Mr. Matthew Jamal Drake:
Mr. Drake was a member of the graduating class of 2016 at Clarksburg High School (CHS). He is currently enrolled as a freshman at Hampton University. He participated on the CHS Track & Field, CHS Concert Band, Victor Litz Music Center (plays piano & Trumpet), GBTLA, Inc. tutor, CHS National Society of High School Scholars, and a member of the Advanced Placement Power Program at CHS. He is also an active member of the NAACP and a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Mr. Drake plans to major in biology in his endeavors to become a future cardiologist. Mr. Drake will be receiving a scholarship in the amount of $2,500.00 to assist in his activities as a freshman at Hampton University this fall.
Mr. Victor Lamar Barkley, II:
Mr. Barkley was a member of the graduating class of 2016 at Wheaton High School (WHS) with a Dual Enrollment at Montgomery College. He is currently enrolled as a freshman at Morehouse College. While at WHS, Mr. Barkley was an outstanding member of the WHS Football team from 2012 to 2016. He participated in the People's Community Baptist Church Men's Rites of Passage and was a Graduate on the .Montgomery College Dean's List. Mr. Barkley will be awarded a scholarship in the amount of $1,500.00 to support his freshman year endeavors
On behalf of the Board of Directors and the members of the Rudolph W. Snowden (RWS) Memorial Scholarship Fund, Inc., we would like to congratulate these young men on being selected as our recipients of the RWS Memorial Scholarships for 2015-2016.
We commend Mr. Matthew Jamal Drake and Mr. Victor Lamar Barkley, II for their achievements and congratulate them on being selected as our 2015-2016 RWS Scholars.
The Rudolph W. Snowden Memorial Scholarship Fund, Inc.
P.O. Box 10607
Silver Spring, Maryland 20914
Please note: The RWS Memorial Scholarship Fund, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) organization.