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Kahdine Ann DaCosta Scholarship for Excellence in Leadership

Award Amount
$1,000
Awards Available
2
Deadline
March 1, 2018
  • Scholarship Description
  • The Kahdine Ann DaCosta Memorial Scholarship for Excellence in Leadership was established on October 15, 2011 in honor of Kahdine Ann DaCosta. Every year, I AM O'KAH! searches for students that embody Kahdine’s tenacious drive and unwavering dedication to the community.

    Eligibility:
    -Applicants must attend a high school in the Baltimore Metro area (Baltimore City, Baltimore County and Ann Arundel County) and be a senior in good standing, as defined by school and verified by official transcript
    -Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 out of 4.0 or equivalent
    -Have demonstrated leadership abilities through their participation in community service, extracurricular activities, or other activities shown to foster leadership skills. A minimum of two consecutive years of community service/activities is required
    -Will enroll for the first time at an accredited two- or four-year college/university (including trade/vocational school where they will earn an associate degree) located in the United States in the upcoming academic year
    -Have a demonstrated financial need, verified through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
    -Must be a citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the United States
    -Must be a minority student: Black/ African-America n, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander, American or Latino/Hispanic American. Family members of I AM O'KAH! Inc. Board Members and Officers are not eligible

    The Kahdine Ann DaCosta Memorial Scholarship for Excellence in Leadership is administered by the College Bound Foundation. Students will have to register on the College Bound website and upload all required documentation to be considered.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • CollegeBound Foundation Associate Program Director
  • mthornton@collegeboundfoundation.org
  • 410-783-2905 x 207

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