The Philadelphia Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi® Fraternity is seeking to enhance higher educational opportunities for qualified graduates of the Achievement Academy. It is our desire that through financial assistance, some young man, who might not otherwise be afforded the opportunity, might gain advanced educational training. Further, it is our hope that with this education, the individual will be able and obliged to contribute to the betterment of the region, the country, and indeed the world.
AWARD ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:1. Applicant must have been accepted by a four year accredited college or university.2. Applicant must have at least a “C” average (2.0 on a 4.0 scale), as well as a demonstrated need for financial assistance.
SCHOLARSHIP AWARD DECLARATION:1. Selected candidate must submit proof of college matriculation in order to receive his first award payment.2. The student is expected to maintain at least a 2.5 or better grade point average on a 4.0 scale, and maintain standards of good conduct to be eligible for scholarship renewal.
METHOD OF SELECTING AWARDEES:1. The applications will be forwarded to the chairman of the Scholarship Committee, to be received not later than the published deadline date.2. Potential candidates will be contacted by the Philadelphia Alumni Chapter’s Scholarship Committee as to a possible interview. (Achievement Academy candidates will be notified of the date, time & location by mail.)3. Scholarship winners and their high schools will be notified by letter.
BASIS OF AWARD:The recipients will be chosen based upon their scholastic achievement, extracurricular activities (in and outside of school), character, personality, leadership qualities, and overall potential for the attainment of a baccalaureate degree. Financial need will be considered and given priority.