Winter Park Kappa Foundation Inc. and Winter Park Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. will award up to $10,000 in scholarship funds for the 2018-19 academic year, in the form of (5) $2,000 dollar awards.  Targeted recipients are African American male high school seniors who plan to enroll into a regionally accredited college or university for the fall 2018, however the scholarship is open for all to apply. The Foundation and Winter Park Alumni annually present scholarships as part of a joint mission to provide higher education opportunities to at-risk or disadvantaged youth who would benefit greatly from such support.

Founded in 1911, Kappa Alpha Psi is a service organization with more than 100,000 members in 600-plus college and alumni chapters worldwide.  Its Winter Park Alumni Chapter has served Central Florida since March 1992, focusing on the youth guidance and development.  The Winter Park Kappa Foundation, established in 2012, is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that supports community service endeavors in Central Florida and those sponsored by the Winter Park Alumni Chapter.

For scholarship eligibility, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Completion of the application
  • Completion of a written essay addressing the application questions
  • Submission of one letter of recommendation from a teacher, counselor or church leader (e.g., pastor, priest, minister, elder)
  • Submission of an official high school transcript
  • Submission of a current photo of publishable quality (minimum 300 dpi). The photo, which will not be returned, will be used for publicity purposes for the scholarship recipients.

On Behalf of the Winter Park (FL) Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.,

We want to wish you the best in your educational endeavors and although everyone who may apply may not receive scholarship funds we applaud you for taking the next step in your education. It is important that all requirements be met by the due date of April 9, 2018Online submissions will be accepted until April 9th at 11:59pm.

Upon receipt of the necessary documents, the application process will continue with a formal review of all the completed application packages.  Scholarship winners will be contacted at the phone numbers and e-mail addresses provided on the application. So it is important to verify that the contact information you provide is active and correct.   

To formally acknowledge the achievements of the winners, including this scholarship, the foundation and Winter Park Alumni will host an awards banquet to which the family and close friends of the honorees will be invited.  Tentatively, this event will take place in the summer.   More information will be provided after the scholarships are announced this spring. 

Thank you for your interest in supporting our scholarship program and helping students take a giant step toward a very bright future. 


Darryl D. Gordon, Scholarship Committee Chairman

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Please fill out accurately along with submission of essay.



Applicant must be a MALE  high school GRADUATING senior in good school standing, academically and otherwise.


Applications to be accepted until: APRIL 9th, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. 


Your Nameyour full name
Date of Birthof appointment
Telephoneyour full name
School Information
High Schoolyour full name
GPAyour full name
ACT Scoreyour full name
SAT Scoreyour full name
Class Rankyour full name
Anticipated Date of Graduationof appointment
University or College you plan on attending:
Plan of Study (Major/Minor)
Intended Start Seasonpick one!
Family Information
Fatheryour full name
Motheryour full name
Number of Siblings at Home
Number of Siblings Attending College
Do you qualify for any other Financial Assistance?your full name
Additional Criteria
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Essay: Please write addressing the following: (1) Tell us about yourself, and how the funds will assist your educational advancement. (2) describe any school extracurricular activities or community service you have been involved with. (3) Describe your personal, academic and career goals. (4)Describe any challenges or obstacles you have faced and how you overcame them. (5) Explain your financial need. Must be at least 500 words.upload
Upload Letter of Recommendation (can come from a teacher, counselor or church leader (e.g., pastor, priest, minister, elder)upload
Official High School Transcriptupload
Publishable Current Photo (Must be in professional attire)upload
pick one!