The Anderson-Hines Scholarship assists in matriculation to college and achievement in an academic area. Sponsored by the Austin Kappa Educational and Leadership Foundation, Inc. (AKELF) and the Austin Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., this scholarship 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 24, 2020. (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:
Double spaced; and
At least 500 words
Complete all requested information on the application and submit online or return to the following address: Austin Kappa Education & Leadership Foundation ℅ , Scholarship Chairman 2121 Lohman's Crossing Rd. Suite 504, Box 170 Austin, TX 78734
If applicant is selected as a recipient, the student will be required to attend the AKELF's Black and White Ball on May 23, 2020. Additional details will be provided upon awardee selection..
NOTE:Applicants may be required to meet for an interview prior to final selection with the Austin Kappa Educational and Leadership Foundation, Inc.(AKELF) and the Austin Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Anderson-Hines Scholarship Committee to review your application and essay. This year each award recipient will be notified by May 1, 2020.