BOWIE MITCHELLVILLE ALUMNI CHAPTER
Developed by the KAPPA ALPHA PSI BMAC Scholarship
Committee under the guidance of the BMAC Diamond
President: Charles Exum
Scholarship Committee Members:
Everett Brown James Janifer
Leroy Jenkins Michael Shields
KAPPA ALPHA PSI BMAC
√ MUST be a high school graduating senior or GED recipient and has been
accepted as a full time college student for the next fall semester.
√ MUST have a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average.
√ SHOULD be active in extra-curricular activities.
√ MUST be an African American Male living in Prince George's County.
√ MUST demonstrate financial need.
√ All requested information must be typed.
On a separate page, write a short essay. (See Application Form for details.) Appearance, spelling and grammar will be considered in the evaluation of application.
Submit your most recent Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
√ Submit an official transcript that includes grades 9-12. Transcript MUST cite the cumulative grade point average and MUST be signed by a school official and display the official school seal.
√ Submit proof of acceptance to the college you will attend.
√ Submit two (2) letters of recommendation from two different sources. Persons writing recommendations should specify their relationship to the applicant or the capacity in which they know or have observed the applicant, i.e., teacher, pastor, principal, community leaders, mentor, etc.
√ Your Application Package should only consist of the following:
Pages 4 and 5 of the Application.
The college acceptance letter.
Two letters of recommendation.
Please scan completed application into a file and send it via e-mail to the following addresses NLT 15 April 2014:
All material must be submitted by 15 April 2014.
You may be contacted for a personal interview.
All information on the application form is considered confidential.
All submitted material becomes the property of the BMAC Foundation.
For additional information, call (301) 787-7558.
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 provide an explanation of their school's grading system, if different from a 4.0 Scale.
Scholarships, with varying amounts up to $ 1,000.00, will be awarded to the institution in the student’s name.
KAPPA ALPHA PSI BMAC
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FORM
Please supply all requested information. Applications must be completed and returned to the e-mail addresses above by 15 April 2014.
Applicant’s Name: ________________________________________________________
(Last) (First) (Middle)
(Street) (City) (State) (Zip Code)
Name of Subdivision/Community:
Telephone No: ___________ Date of Birth: ______ Social Security
Name of High School Presently Attending:
Father: ___________________ Mother: ______________________
Address: ___________________ Address: _____________________
Telephone: _______________ Telephone: ___________________
Cumulative Grade Point Average: ____________________
Hobbies / Interest / Community Service:
Itemize the tuition for one (1) FULL ACADEMIC YEAR at the above college.
Tuition: __________________________ Other, specify: ______________
Books: ___________________________ Total: ______________
I HEREBY CERTIFY that all statements made herein, and on any attachments enclosed herein, are true and correct to the best of my knowledge. The undersigned hereby irrevocably consent to and forever authorize the BMAC Foundation or anyone authorized by the BMAC Foundation the absolute and unqualified right to use data relating to the undersigned in any manner the BMAC Foundation desires, including, without limitation, the right to use such material, etc., in any advertisement, publicity, newsletter or other publications or broadcasts. In addition, the undersigned hereby release and discharge the BMAC Foundation from any and all claims and demands that the undersigned may have now or in the future, which arise out of or in connection with the use of such materials. (If applicant is under age 18, parent/guardian must sign.)
Signature: _____________________ _______________________
Date: _________________________ Date: ___________________
Must be submitted by 15 April 2014.
Essay Writing Guidelines
The purpose of the essay is to assess your need and expository writing skills.
The content of your writing should be to develop your essay within the context of one or more of the societal concerns below:
Excessive high school dropout rates of male minorities and their low college attendance rates.
Poverty and deprivation caused by a proliferation of households headed by young single mothers; and
The ability of some to overcome systemic and historic disadvantages and become agents for social reform.
Feel free to choose some other content to tell your personal story.
Your composition should be limited to four pages (double-spaced) and word processed or typed.