The Kappa Youth & Community Foundation of Gaithersburg/Rockville (MD) Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. KYCF is the chapter’s nonprofit 501 (c) 3 program that provides book and tuition scholarships to deserving students and support to organizations in the Gaithersburg – Rockville community.
The Kappa Youth & Community Foundation funds scholarships awarded to male students who plan to attend a college or university. Gaithersburg-Rockville area male high school seniors can apply. Each applicant is thoroughly reviewed and evaluated on their high school transcripts, personal statement, future goals, and motivation to “Achieve”. The top Scholarship recipients who are selected are recognized at the annual Gaithersburg-Rockville Alumni Chapter’s Scholarship event.
Must be a high school graduating senior or GED recipient and has been accepted to college as a full-time student and will be enrolled for the next semester.
Must have a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average.
Should be active in extra-curricular activities or work-related activity.
Must be an African American male student of color living in Montgomery County.
How to apply!
The KYCF Scholarship application can only be submitted online. No paper application or correspondence will be accepted via U.S. postal mail or e-mail. All required support documents must be uploaded via the application portal before April 21, 2024.
All material must be submitted online before 11:59 p.m. on April 21, 2024.
All information on the application form is considered confidential.
All submitted material becomes the property of the Kappa Youth and Community Foundation.
The essay will be evaluated on appearance, spelling, and grammar.
Your counselor must upload an official transcript that includes grades 9-12. You will need to provide the counselor's name and email on the application, so be sure to have that information available before you start the application.
Applicant must upload proof of acceptance to the college he will attend.
Two (2) letters of recommendation are required; one (1) from a school representative and one (1) from a non-school representative. You will have to enter the names and email addresses of the two people you want to use as references on your electronic application. Be sure you know the people you want to complete your electronic recommendation and have their names and email address before you begin the application.
The Kappa Youth & Community Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications. This scholarship is open to all graduating male students in a Montgomery County School with the ambition of attending college after high school. If this is you, or you know someone who is, please encourage the student to complete an application for a chance of being selected as a 2023 Kappa Youth & Community Foundation scholarship winner.
Notice to Applicant
A completed application consists of:
A completed electronic application
The college acceptance letter.
Two letters of recommendation.
A current photo
Applications submitted without the requested information, including signature, recommendations, and official transcript, will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered.