The Kelvin D. Isom II Impact Scholarship Fund was established by Mr. Kelvin Isom in 2018. In 2019, the scholarship is for a rising college freshmen, sophomore or junior attending school in Western Pennsylvania; Atlanta, Georgia; or Washington, D.C. Mr. Isom was born and raised in Atlanta, currently residing in Pittsburgh, PA. Upon completing his studies at The University of Pittsburgh, Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, and University of Pittsburgh School of Law, he understood the value and significance of community involvement and diversity investment in support of future students. This scholarship aims to aid those young men and women growing up in impoverished and underrepresented neighborhoods exemplifying academic excellence and community involvement. The purpose of this scholarship is to ensure that the most deserving students have additional support in addition to their opportunity to learn. It is through scholarships that financially disadvantaged students are given the chance to develop and gain a superior education.
To be eligible for the scholarship applicants must:
Be a graduating high school senior, college freshmen or sophomore in good academic standing.
Attending a four-year college or university in Western Pennsylvania, Atlanta, Georgia, or Washington D.C.
Preference will be given to African American students and those who have a 3.0 or higherG.P.A
Must submit a letter of recommendation from a teacher or Professor.
Preference will be given to low-income students (determined by EFC number on SAR form).
One, $250 scholarship will be awarded for the 2018/2019 school year. The scholarship will be distributed in February of 2019.
The Application will open on Thursday, November 1, 2018 and will close on Monday, January 21, 2019 at 3:00 PM/EST.
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, click on the link below and select The Kelvin D. Isom II Impact Scholarship Fund.