Our Commitees



Here is a list of Commitees organized by the Colorado Springs Alumni Chapter



Guide Right Program


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The fundamental purpose of the Guide Right Program is to simply guide young boys and girls within the local community in the right direction by providing scholarships, leadership, and critical life skills that will enable them to be successful. Also to inform young people about different professions and career options.

The in-depth concepts of Guide Right Program are summarized as follows:

•To help youth, of all ages in the selection of courses leading to vocations compatible with their aptitudes, interests, and personalities.
•To assist students, while they are in training, to become started in employment, and to progress successfully in their chosen fields.
•To assist parents in the handling of their children by giving them opportunities to talk over their problems with those who know and are successful in their chosen vocations.
•To afford the less fortunate youth a respite from the drudgery of the streets, through sponsored entertainment and cultural enrichment.
•To inform youth of the values of higher education, of assistance available for continued educational pursuits, scholarships, loans, professional counseling, fellowships, etc.; of various occupational and professional opportunities; and of current demands and trends on the labor market, supply rewards, etc.






Kappa League Program


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A positive force in the community

The Kappa League is an organization oriented toward helping young men of high school age to grow and develop their leadership talents in every phase of human endeavor. It provides both challenging and rewarding experiences which richly enhance their lives. It is the purpose of the Colorado Springs Alumni Chapter to help these young men to achieve worthy goals for themselves and to make constructive contributions to their community when leadership roles become their responsibility. All volunteers are welcome to participate in any of our projects, at any level of participation.






Colorado Springs Alumni Scholarship Program


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Congratulations Ms. D'Nae Ferguson, 2017 Kappa Alpha Psi Burnie Legette Foundation Scholarship Recipient. All the best as you prepare to take on the world.

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Congratulations Ms. Nia Smith Ferguson, 2017 Kappa Alpha Psi Burnie Legette Foundation Scholarship Recipient. All the best as you prepare to take on the world.

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Congratulations Mr. Jabarhi Hill, 2017 Kappa Alpha Psi Burnie Legette Foundation Scholarship Recipient. Congratulations in your future endeavors.

Each year, the Colorado Springs (CO) Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated award scholarships to assist minority students in their goal of pursuing Achievement in Higher Education. The scholarships are restricted to minority students. The scholarships are available to minority high school students, who are residents of El Paso County, Colorado, but who will be enrolled in educational institutions located throughout the United States. The scholarships are primarily directed toward minority males. The scholarship application period is between January 3rd and March 15th of each school year.

SELECTION CRITERIA


• All scholarship applicants shall have a minimum cumulative grade point average equivalent or higher to 3.0 on a 4.0 grade point system (appropriate documentation will be required for Grades and SAT scores).

• All scholarship applicants shall provide proof of enrollment and/or admission to a 2 or 4 year accredited College and/or University before any scholarship funds have been awarded. The scholarship applicant must adhere to that enrollment of that College and/or University so not to default and/or dismiss any scholarship awards. If a scholarship applicant is awarded the funds, after the scholarship application process and has notified the scholarship committee chairman they are not attending the accredited college and/or university documented on the scholarship application any and all awards will be withheld and the scholarship applicant will have to apply for the scholarship award the next school year.

• All scholarship applicants are required to complete an essay of a minimum of 500 words or more on the Meaning of Achievement and forward it, along with the application electronically to the scholarship committee, postmarked no later than March 15th of that school year.

• All scholarship applicants are also required to submit , which will be mailed to the address on the website, three letters of recommendation from their school, a community organization, a church, and/or place of employment.

• Each scholarship applicant may be subject to an interview regarding their application, and if so, will be informed via email, fax, mail, and/or phone call. Nothing in these procedures, unless stated in the formal interview of the applicant, shall prevent a student from being considered more than once for a scholarship.



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