The Omar Simpson Foundation
The Omar Simpson Foundation, founded by Dr. Omar Simpson in 2010, works to develop programs that address the educational needs of under-resourced students in urban communities.
The Omar Simpson Foundation offers a variety of inventive programs that provide under-resourced students with opportunities to explore the power of education and a love of learning.
For the Love of Education Weekend Academy
The goal of the “For the Love of Education Weekend Academy” for young men is to cultivate a love of learning in young males and to offer a unique educational experience at a top university. The Weekend Academy, held in Raleigh, North Carolina at NC State University, is a two day, one night interactive program whose sole purpose is to share and teach the principles of being a lifelong learner and the importance of an education. The program is a collaboration with NC State’s Black Male Initiative.
The Academic Elite Camp
For young men interested in gaining admittance to elite universities.
Black Male Success Scholarship
The Black Male Success Scholarship is open to Black Male students seeking further education that will impact the african american community.
Education Resilience Scholarship
The Education Resilience Scholarship is open to African American students who have shown resilience and determination in overcoming difficult obstacles in pursuit of an education.
My Gift to The Omar Simpson Foundation
Your gift will support our work to inspire a life long love of learning and make educational opportunities possible for under-resourced students.
*If you have a special purpose for your gift, please let us know in the “special instructions” section.