Home > Financial Aid > College Scholarships > Scholarships By Type > Minority Scholarships > African American Scholarships > Kahdine Ann Dacosta Scholarship For Excellence In Leadership

Kahdine Ann DaCosta Scholarship for Excellence in Leadership

  • Website Address
  • http://www.iamokah.org/scholarship/
  • Contact
  • CollegeBound Foundation Associate Program Director
  • Email Address
  • mthornton@collegeboundfoundation.org
  • Application Deadline
  • March 1, 2018
  • Number Of Awards
  • 2
  • Maximum Amount
  • $1,000
  • 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.

See if you qualify for this award

Learn more about this scholarship and many more.
Find Scholarships Instantly!
  

African American Scholarships

Scholarships by Type

Latest College & Financial Aid News

Marijuana-Funded College Scholarship Program to Aid Colorado Students

April 25, 2017

by Susan Dutca

The $1.3 billion marijuana industry in Colorado is tackling the $1.3 trillion national student debt crisis by using its tax revenue to help students pay for college. Pueblo County will be the first to use cannabis-funded college scholarships for education funding, money that once "fueled criminal empires." [...]

College Scholarships for Moms

April 21, 2017

by Susan Dutca

Being a college student can be daunting, period. With the surplus in coursework, responsibilities and stressing over college debt and expenses, college students are high-anxiety all year round...not just around finals time. On top of that, some student-parents must manage going to, and paying for college while raising and paying for their children. Fortunately, there are great financial aid resources and college scholarships reserved for students who have families; including students with dependent children, single mom scholarships, and single dad scholarships! With Mother's Day right around the corner, indulge in these exclusive free college scholarships- for your accomplishments as a student and mom. [...]

New York Free College Scholarship Program Not So "Free"?

April 18, 2017

by Susan Dutca

New York's free college scholarship program is being met with heavy criticism as more details have emerged and it is set to start in fall of 2017. Though lauded for being the first of its kind to offer free college tuition at public colleges and universities, many European countries already offer free college, regardless of family income level...and at the tax payers' expense. [...]

Follow Us:

facebook twitter rss feed