Scholarship Criteria (200 points possible)
1.GPA - 30 points possible (total = GPA x 7.5)
2.Community Service - 50 points possible
a.KCYE Community service hours; 2 points per hour served b.Other community service hours; 1 point per hour served (10 points max)
3.Recommendation Letters - 30 points possible (10 points per letter submitted)
4.Future Plan and Core Values Connection Essay - 50 points possible (scoring based on essay rubric)
5. Interview - 30 points possible (scoring based on interview rubric)
a.The interview may be rescheduled once. If the applicant is not able to
participate in the original or the rescheduled interview, he/she will not be
eligible for the scholarship.
6. Attendance in the Academy program (Mandatory - 5 points given per session)
Rubric for Scholarship Criteria
The scholarship committee will review all submitted materials and make award decisions based on the applicant’s aggregate scores.
Giving Back to KCYE, Inc.
All scholarship recipients are expected to contribute to KCYE, Inc. in the year following the receipt of their award by volunteering at least once in one of the following manners: serving at a KCYE, Inc. event, mentoring youth in KCYE, Inc., participating in the organization of an event, or in any other way suitable to the furthering of KCYE, Inc.’s mission.
2019 KCYE, Inc. Scholarship Application Process
February: Scholarship application process opens
April: Scholarship applications due to firstname.lastname@example.org by 11:59 pm
April: In-person interviews for applicants with qualifying ratings
April: Award decisions emailed to all applicants
May: KCYE, Inc. team members will present scholarship awards to recipients at our 2019 Gala
**Please send all scholarship inquiries to email@example.com**