Edward G. Irvin Scholarship Foundation

Organization & Scholarship Description:
The Edward G. Irvin Scholarship is provided by the Chicago (IL) Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. It is awarded annually to graduating black male seniors and is designed to supplement some of the student’s extra collegiate expense, like books and fees.

Website: Edward G. Irvin Scholarship
CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS MUST APPLY VIA ACADEMIC WORKS ONLY
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Scholarship Qualifications:

  • Open to graduating Chicagoland high school males of African-American descent ONLY
  • Minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.0
  • ACT/SAT test score requirement has been waived this year
  • Active participation in extracurricular activities and/or community service programs

Open to DREAMers: Yes
Renewable: Yes, $1,250 disbursed annually over 4 years. The student must maintain a minimum 2.75 GPA each semester and on a cumulative basis for
the duration college attendance. The $1,000 award is one-time.

Award
$5,000 ($1,250 disbursed annually over 4 years)
Deadline
04/15/2022
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you a MALE student? (You MUST BE A MALE STUDENT TO APPLY FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY.)
  2. Official Transcript Required
  3. Please provide one (1) recommendation from a non-family member.
    • Name and Email Address
  4. Please upload your college letter of acceptance OR proof of applying. The letter of acceptance or proof must come from a regionally accredited two or four-year institution of higher learning.
  5. You are required to list your work history (if applicable) as well as involvement in extra-curricular activities; community service, and awards and honors received.
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