Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., Alpha Delta Rho Chapter High School Essay Contest may provide an book award of $500.


  • The following information must appear on the first page:
  • Title: How has your education contributed to who you are today?
  • An Essay by:__________
  • Home Street Address
  • City, State, Zip
  • Name of High School
  • Submit a 700 – 750 word essay, typewritten, and double spaced to:

Rating Criteria for Essays

  1. Development of Topic/Thesis (30 pts) – Topic well developed (covers and develops major points, supplying enough information for understanding
  2. Progression (20 possible pts.) – Composition progresses from beginning to end in a logical flow of information.
  3. Readability (25 possible pts.) – Concise prose that sticks to the point and does not ramble (holds reader’s attention
  4. Grammar (15 possible pts.) – Agreement of subject and verb; roper tense; correct sentence construction; paragraphing, including transitional phrases linking same.
  5. Spelling – (5 possible pts.)
  6. Punctuation – (5 possible pts.)

Submit essay to:
Southern Polytechnic State University
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
Alpha Delta Rho Chapter
1100 South Marietta Parkway
Marietta, GA 30060

Deadline: April 25, 2012.