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Candidates must exhibit the qualities of the Fraternity’s Four Cardinal Principles:

Manhood

Being appropriate in character and marked by moral excellence, courage; bravery; and resolve.

Scholarship

Demonstrating an attitude toward education, learning, and being informed by achieving or exceeding and maintaining the minimum educational requirements of the fraternity.

Perseverance

Exhibiting a “spirit” of brotherhood, togetherness, humility, cooperation, and a willingness to go an extra mile for the goal sought, as a responsible first-class citizen.  This can be demonstrated by presenting obstacles overcome, awards received and honors issued.

Uplift

Sharing ones gifts with the community in the form verifiable aid, activism ad leadership.



 

To be eligible for membership in Omega Psi Phi Fraternity: Sigma Alpha Chapter, a prospective candidate:
» Must have minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited University. Note: If the candidate graduated from a university, which has an active chapter of Omega Psi Phi, they must wait 48 months after graduation before applying for membership.
» Must provide at least five (5) letters of recommendation. Two (2) from financial members of Omega Psi Phi chapter through which he is seeking membership and three (3) from members in good standing of the community.
» Must be sponsored by a member of the Chapter to which he is applying through the submission of a Nomination Form.
» Must have verifiable community participation and activism, church involvement, and leadership experience.

Selection Process:
» Because the fraternity emphasizes the selection of men of the highest caliber, you will be interviewed by the local Membership Selection Team. The Membership Selection Team will notify you of the results of your application for candidacy after all interviews have been conducted.
» Additionally, the fraternity will perform a criminal background check to ensure that we are selecting men that are of the highest integrity. Note: submission to polygraph may also be required
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. takes pride in fulfilling it’s commitment to service, humanity, and to our mandated programs.