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Gregory and Kellie Waters Scholarship

Gregory and Kellie Waters Scholarship Application

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Kappa Youth Development, Inc. in conjunction with Gregory and Kellie Waters (of Mu Lambda Nu) will be awarding a scholarship designed to support a graduating high school BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) female student that will major in a STEM -related college degree. (BS Finance, Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, or Aerospace) and will be attending North Carolina A&T University or South Carolina State University.

Eligibility

In order to be eligible for the 2024 Gregory and Kellie Waters Scholarship, applicants must:

  1. Be a graduating high school senior.
  2. Have a minimum  GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale
  3. Apply and provide proof of acceptance to North Carolina A&T University or South Carolina State University.
  4. Must be a BIPOC Female

Criteria

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

From Applicant:

  1. The completed scholarship application – typed and signed, an electronic signature is acceptable.
  2. Completed application essays – the typed Essays are limited to 500 words. (See section 11 for more details)
  3. Student resume (1-2 pages) – outlines leadership, extracurricular activities, work experience, and awards received.
  4. College information sheet – includes list of colleges or universities accepted to, intended major, career interests.
  5. Acceptance letter from North Carolina A&T University or South Carolina State University.
  6. A copy of your high school transcript must be included with your scholarship application.

The application submission deadline is 11:59 PM on April 30, 2024 to be received by the Kappa Youth Development, Inc. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.