The Kelvin D. Isom II Impact Scholarship Fund was established by Mr. Kelvin Isom in 2018. This scholarship is for an incoming college freshman, 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, supplementary 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 freshman 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 higher G.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 2019/2020 school year. The scholarship will be distributed in August of 2019.
The Application will open on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 and close on Friday, June 14, 2019.
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, click on the link below and select The Kelvin D. Isom II Impact Scholarship Fund.