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Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated


Frank Coleman

Oscar J. Cooper


Ernest E. Just

Edgar A. Love



Upsilon Omega Chapter

St. Louis, MO


Internationally Mandated Programs


Each Chapter administers Internationally Mandated Programs every year:


Achievement Week - A week in November that seeks to recognize individuals who have made notable contributions to society. During the Achievement Week, a High School Essay Contest is held and the winner usually receives a scholarship award.


Scholarship - The Scholarship Program is to encourage academic progress among the organizations undergraduate members. A portion of the fraternity's budget is designated for the Charles R. Drew Scholarship Commission, which awards scholarships to members and non-members.


Social Action Programs - All chapters are required to participate in programs that uplift their society. Many participate in activities like: voter registration, illiteracy programs, mentoring programs, fundraisers and charitable organizations such as American Diabetes Association, United Way, Annie Malone Children and Family Service Center and the Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation.


Talent Hunt Program - Each chapter is required to hold a yearly talent contest, to encourage young people to expose themselves to the Performing Arts. Individuals who win these talent contests receive an award, such as a scholarship.


Memorial Service - March 12 is Omega Psi Phi Memorial Day. Every chapter of the Fraternity performs a ritualistic memorial service to remember members who have died.


Reclamation and Retention - This program is an effort to encourage inactive members to become fully active and participate in the fraternity's programs.


College Endowment Funds - The fraternity donates thousands of dollars to Historically Black Colleges and Universities each year.


Health Initiatives - Chapters are required to coordinate programs that will encourage good health practices. Programs that members involve themselves in include HIV/AIDS awareness, blood drives, prostate cancer awareness, and sickle cell anemia awareness programs.


Voter Registration, Education and Motivation - Coordination activities that promote voter registration and mobilization.