Scholarship Application

Kappa Alpha PSI Foundation of Metropolitan Baltimore Scholarship Program

Welcome and thank you for your interest in this exciting scholarship opportunity. The Kappa Alpha Psi Foundation of Metropolitan Baltimore (KAPFMB) Scholarship Program was established by the KAPFMB Board of Directors to support high school students desiring to attend college and pursue degrees in all disciplines at an accredited academic institution.

SCHOLARSHIPS OFFERED

Achievement Scholars
The Achievement Scholarship is designed to acknowledge academically successful Baltimore Metropolitan Area Students that are active in the community.

To be considered candidates must:

  • Be a Baltimore Metropolitan area resident.
  • Be a graduating senior at a Baltimore Metropolitan area high school.
  • Be at least a college freshman by the Fall/Winter term.
  • Be officially accepted by an accredited academic program at a four-year college or university.
  • Be officially enrolled in such a program within the next academic year following High-school graduation, unless otherwise approved by the Foundation.
  • Have at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) weighted on a 4.0 scale.

Lewis H. Richardson Memorial Scholarship for Majors in Education
Created by the Honorable George L. Russell, the Lewis H. Richardson Memorial Scholarship for Majors in Education was established to encourage the development of future educators.

To be considered candidates must:

  • Be a Baltimore Metropolitan area resident.
  • Be a graduating senior at a Baltimore Metropolitan area high school.
  • Be at least a college freshman by the Fall/Winter term.
  • Be officially accepted by an accredited academic program in Education at a four-year college.
  • Be officially enrolled in such a program within the next academic year following High-school graduation, unless otherwise approved by the Foundation.
  • Have at least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average (GPA) weighted on a 4.0 scale.

Diamonds in the Rough Scholars
The Diamonds in the Rough Scholarship is specifically for African American males that are active in their communities and schools and have shown high potential for academic success.

To be considered candidates must:

  • Be an African American male residing in the Baltimore Metropolitan area.
  • Be a graduating senior at a Baltimore Metropolitan area high school.
  • Be officially accepted by an accredited academic program at a technical school, two-year or four-year college or university
  • Be officially enrolled in such a program within the next academic year following High-school graduation, unless otherwise approved by the Foundation.
  • Have at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) weighted on a 4.0 scale.

Benchmark Scholars
The Benchmark Scholarship is designed to support the dependents of SUSTAINING members of the Baltimore Alumni Chapter.

To be considered candidates must:

  • Be the dependent of a Sustaining member of the Baltimore Alumni Chapter, who has been sustaining for at least 5-years.
  • Be at least a college freshman by the Fall/Winter term.
  • Be officially accepted by an accredited academic program at a four-year college or university.
  • Be officially enrolled in such a program within the next academic year following High-school graduation, unless otherwise approved by the Foundation.
  • Have at least a 2.5 grade point cumulative grade point average (GPA) weighted on a 4.0 scale.

Application Link

The application for the scholarship is available online at the following link:  Click here for Scholarship Application

The application period will begin in March 20, 2021 and ends May 20, 2021 at midnight

Applicants are required to provide:

  • Personal and academic information including community service activities
  • 2 letters of reference (one from school official)
  • Unofficial student transcript

Once the application period has ended, the online system will be closed, and all completed applications will be downloaded, compiled, and distributed for the official application review process.