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Five Karats Scholarship

Five Karats Scholarship Application

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Kappa Youth Development, Inc. will be awarding scholarships for a African American Male graduating high school student attending a college or university during the 2024-2025 school year.


In order to be eligible for the 2024 Kappa Youth Development, Incorporated Scholarship, students must:

  1. Be a graduating high school senior.
  2. Have a minimum GPA of 2.5 out of 4.0.
  3. Apply and provide proof of acceptance to a trade school, college or university.


In order to be considered for the award, all applicants must submit the following information:

From Applicant:

  1. Completed application – typed and signed, an electronic signature is acceptable.
  2. Completed application essays – typed Essays are limited to 500 words. (See section 11 for more details)
  3. Student resume (1-2 pgs) – outlines leadership, extracurricular activities, work experience, awards.
  4. College information sheet – includes list of schools accepted to, intended major, career interests.
  5. Acceptance letter from university.
  6. A copy of your high school transcript included with your application.

Application deadline is April 30, 2024 to be received by Kappa Youth Development, Inc. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.