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HBCU COLLEGE FAIR:                                                                                                                             The Omicron Theta Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, is delighted to invite students to our highly anticipated annual HBCU College Fair. At the fair, students will have the opportunity to explore a wide range of educational possibilities and connect with representatives from esteemed historically black colleges and universities.

Date: September 23, 2023
Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Harris-Stowe State University, Emerson Performing Arts Building - 3031 Laclede ave. St. Louis, MO 63103                                                                                                                                                          
At the HBCU College Fair, students will have the chance to:
1. Discover Diverse Educational Opportunities: Engage with representatives from various colleges and universities who will provide valuable insights into their programs, admission requirements, scholarships, and campus life.
2. Gather Information: Obtain brochures, prospectuses, and other informative materials to help you make informed decisions about your future academic pursuits.
3. Network with Peers: Connect with fellow students who share your passion for higher education, exchange ideas, and gain valuable insights from their experiences.

Come prepared with questions and an open mind, ready to explore the vast array of opportunities available. Whether you are a high school junior just beginning your college search or a senior finalizing your decision, the HBCU College Fair promises to be an invaluable resource for your future.

COST: Admission to the fair is FREE, and we encourage you to invite any friends and family who may also benefit from this event. We look forward to welcoming you to the HBCU College Fair and assisting in taking the next step towards your academic aspirations. 


6th Annual Scholarship Summit:                                                                                                             The 6th Annual Scholarship Summit is hosted by the St. Louis Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Alumni Association. Our mission is to promote the HBCU legacy, participate in civic and social activities, raise scholarship awareness, and engage and reclaim alumni. The purpose of the summit is to equip St. Louis metropolitan students and parents with the knowledge and resources to obtain college scholarships. 

WHEN: The Summit will take place on Saturday, September 23, 2023, at McCluer North High School located at 705 Waterford Dr, Florissant, MO 63033 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.

WHAT: The purpose of the summit is to equip St. Louis metropolitan students and parents with the knowledge and resources to obtain college scholarships and promote the HBCU legacy. The morning sessions include student and parent workshops on Essay Writing, ACT/SAT preparation, How to Find Scholarships, Scholarship Central and Financial Aid 101. We will have a lunchtime rally with free food, entertainment, give-a-ways, and an HBCU and Greek roll call! Our afternoon sessions include an HBCU panel and a community fair with local vendors and HBCU Alumni representatives.

REGISTRATION: The registration deadline is September 20, 2023. You can register and learn more about St. Louis HBCU Alumni Association by visiting our website at Thank you and we look forward to seeing you soon!


Students can complete a lot of HBCU applications via the Common Black App. Like the Common App, students will complete a general application and submit any supplemental materials the college requests on the platform.

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HBCU Scholarships

In addition to the Scholarship Foundation of STL (and, students should apply for scholarships with the United Negro College Fund website and The Thurgood Marshall Foundation


More info and great resources for the scholarship summit and HBCU's can be found HERE!