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Kerr Lifeline Scholarship

Kerr/Lifeline Scholarship Application

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Kappa Youth Development, Inc. in conjunction with Kenyatta Kerr will be awarding a scholarship designed to support a graduating high school African American Male student that will major in Criminal Justice related college degree. (Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Forensics, Public Safety, Homeland Security, or Political Science)

The applicant must:

1. Have attained a minimum cumulative high school G.P.A. of 2.5.

2. Must live in Prince Georges, Charles, Calvert or St. Mary’s County.

3. Attend a four-year college or university during the 2024-2025 academic school year.


In order to be eligible for the 2024 Kerr/Lifeline Scholarship, applicants must:

  1. Be a graduating high school senior.
  2. Have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  3. Apply and provide proof of acceptance to a four-year college or university.


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 college or university.
  6. A copy of your high school transcript must be included with your scholarship application

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