Important Notice

Special Alert

Unlike previous years, all required documents for the 2021 KYCF scholarship must be submitted electronically. No correspondence will be accepted via U.S. mail. This year's online application has the option to save and continue the application at a later date and time.

2021 Scholarship

Scholarship Guidelines

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 2021 Kappa Youth & Community Foundation scholarship winner.


  • 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 a male student of color living in Montgomery County.

Application Procedures

  • 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 you will attend.
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation are required; one (1) from a school representitive and one (1) from a non-school representative. The recommendation must come directly from the recommender. You will need to provide his/her name and email on the application, so be sure to have that information available before you start the application.

A completed application consist of:

      All pages of the application.
      The college acceptance letter.
      The transcript.
      The essay.
      The letters of recommendation.
      A current photo

Application Deadline

All material must be submitted on-line before 11:45 pm on April 17, 2021.

  • All information on the application form is considered confidential.
  • All submitted material becomes the property of the Kappa Youth and Community Foundation.
  • For additional information, call 240-595-1931.

Notice to Applicant

Applications submitted without the requested information, including signature and official transcript, will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered. Applicants must explain their school’s grading system if different from a 4.0 scale.