Welcome to the Application Site for the KAPPA Scholarship Endowment Fund of Western PA (KSEF)

The Kappa Scholarship Endowment Fund of Western PA (“KSEF”) was the brainchild of Mr. Thomas A. Motley, Sr., past Polemarch of the Pittsburgh Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. KSEF was created as the philanthropic arm of the Pittsburgh Alumni Chapter to offer financial assistance via scholarships and financial awards to support the needs of African American students at the undergraduate level.

The Scholarship Awards Are:

  • Two full-tuition room & board scholarships (KSEF/PENN STATE in Business or Liberal Arts major) to attend Penn State University

  • Five KSEF financial award scholarships: first place: $3,500; second place: $2,500; third place: $2,000; and (2) fourth place: $1,000 each

  • Five 2-Year $3,000 annual scholarships to attend Community College of Allegheny County Campus


Application Submission

The application is now closed.

A high school senior may apply for multiple scholarships. However, the student must complete the application for each scholarship. YOU MUST COMPLETE SEPARATE APPLICATIONS FOR EACH SCHOLARSHIP. The focus of KSEF is identifying high- achieving underrepresented students for these awards. The categories listed on each scholarship application will be utilized for evaluating each candidate. Finalists must be present for a face-to- face interview with the selection committee and likewise winners must attend the annual scholarship luncheon.

Click Below for more information on the scholarship and to access the online application:

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