Onaketa Rising Stars Scholarship

For graduating high school students of color

Onaketa is offering $1000 scholarships to two graduating high school seniors that have been accepted to a four-year college/university or junior/community college in the fall of 2022. Funds will be sent to the institution, to be given to the student.

Two applicants will be selected based on their academic performance, community involvement, leadership skills, and financial need.


The application deadline is Friday, August 26

To qualify for an Onaketa Rising Star Scholarship, the applicant must be a graduating senior who will be attending college as a freshman in the fall of 2022.  Additional requirements are as follows:

  • Must identify as a student of color

  • High school student must have earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 for grades 10 through 12 and demonstrate a promise of continued academic achievement  

  • Must have shown a commitment to community service

  • Must demonstrate a financial need