Bowie mitchellville alumni chapter (bmac) scholarship application



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BOWIE MITCHELLVILLE ALUMNI CHAPTER

(BMAC)

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

_____________________________________

Developed by the KAPPA ALPHA PSI BMAC Scholarship

Committee under the guidance of the BMAC Diamond

Foundation:

President: Charles Exum

Scholarship Committee Members:

Everett Brown James Janifer

Leroy Jenkins Michael Shields

Hugene Fields
KAPPA ALPHA PSI BMAC

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

REQUIREMENTS

APPLICANT:

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.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

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:



  1. Pages 4 and 5 of the Application.

  2. The college acceptance letter.

  3. The transcript.

  4. The essay.

  5. Two letters of recommendation.

  6. The FAFSA




  • Please scan completed application into a file and send it via e-mail to the following addresses NLT 15 April 2014:

everett.brown@hotmail.com

jamesjanifer@verizon.net

skipjenk@yahoo.com

kshi383516@aol.com

hugene.fields@gmail.com
APPLICATION DEADLINE:


  • 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)

Address:
________________________________________________________

(Street) (City) (State) (Zip Code)
Name of Subdivision/Community:

___________________________________________

Telephone No: ___________ Date of Birth: ______ Social Security
No.____________
Name of High School Presently Attending:

___________________________________
Parent(s)/Guardian(s) Name:
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: _____________________ _______________________

Applicant Parent/Guardian


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.




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