The Anderson-Hines Scholarship encourages matriculation to college and achievement in an academic area. Sponsored by Austin Kappa Educational Leadership Foundation, Inc. (AKELF), it is an annual award given to male student(s) in the Central Texas Area. The Anderson-Hines Scholarship is named for Marcellus Jack Anderson and Emory Wellington Hines, two charter members of the Austin Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
The Complete Application Packet must be received by Friday, April 5, 2019. (No exceptions)
The application must be accompanied by the following:
Current official transcript (unofficial can be uploaded but official will still be required).
Two letters of recommendation:
Letters of recommendation should demonstrate the following:
Purpose and goals; sense of direction
Honesty and integrity
Ability to have convictions and abide by them
Initiative, industry, perseverance, and determination
Cheerfulness, sense of humor, and optimism
Letters of recommendation should be from the following:
School personnel (i.e., teacher, administrator, counselor, etc.)
Minister, and or, member of the clergy
Employer or other person not related to you who can give an unbiased opinion of your qualities
c. An essay that answers the questions:“Why is receiving a college education important to you, and what do you plan to do with the education you receive?”Essay, should be:
Typewritten or word processed (no hand-written essays will be accepted);
Double spaced; and
A length of at least two pages
Complete all requested information on the application and return to the following address: KAPPA ALPHA PSI FRATERNITY, INC., AUSTIN ALUMNI CHAPTER ℅ Thomas St. Julien, Scholarship Chairman P. O. Box 13535 Austin, TX 78711-3535
If applicant is selected as a recipient, the student will be required to attend a Pre-Black and White Ball Luncheon and Fraternity's Black and White Ball if selected as a scholarship recipient. More details forthcoming upon awardee selection.
NOTE:Please be available for an interview with the Austin Alumni Chapter’s Anderson-Hines Scholarship Committee, to review your application and essay, if requested. This year the scholarship will be open from Friday, January 4, 2019 - Friday, April 19, 2019. We are awarding $1,000 (5) scholarships and each award recipient will be notified by April 19, 2019, if selected.