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Application packages postmarked after May 7th will NOT be accepted for consideration.

Eligibility/Criteria

To eligible for a Roanoke Kappa Foundation $1000 scholarship an applicant must:

  1. Be a graduating high school senior in the greater Roanoke Valley or New River Valley.
  2. The applicant must have an overall GPA of 2.8 or higher on a 4-point grading scale.
  3. The applicant must be planning to enroll in a full-time course of study, 12-15 semester hours at an accredited college or university in the United States.
  4. Exhibit leadership and a dedication to community service
  5. Be a United States citizen
  6. Applicant must not possess a degree from a 2 or 4 year college when applying for this scholarship
  7. The applicant must reside in one of the following areas to be eligible: Roanoke Valley, New River Valley.

Scholarship Checklist

  • Copy of College Acceptance Letter(s)
  • Official high school transcript in a sealed envelope
  • Application form
  • A current photo to be used in our printed awards program (if applicant is awarded a scholarship)
  • Typed essay 600-1000 words: “Describe your most meaningful achievements and how they relate to your future goals.
  • A typed list of your extra-curricular activities, achievement and awards, and community involvement.
  • 2 typed letters of recommendation
    • A high school teacher of your choice (person must not be related to you)
    • A mentor, coach, pastor or another person of your choosing (person must not be related to you)
  • Mail your complete application package to:
    Roanoke Kappa Foundation
    P.O. Box 67
    Salem VA 24153

 Application packages postmarked after May 7th will NOT be accepted for consideration.