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Diamonds in the Rough

Vision:

DIAMONDS IN THE ROUGH is Kappa Alpha Psi’s national campaign to promote the academic, social and service based Achievements of young men of color. It is an aggressive counter to the negative stereotypical images that have generalized and stigmatized young males for decades and provides a strong argument that throughout this country exists thousands of young men of color that are achieving in Every Field of Human Endeavor.

“The time has come for Kappa Alpha Psi to take a more central role in the plight of college bound African American and Latino boys. The Diamonds in the Rough initiative will expose young men across the nation to an intense college preparatory and scholarship access program. By investing time, support and resources into our Guide Right programs, we can positively impact and changes the lives of the young Black males we serve.”  -William “Randy” Bates, Esq.-32nd Grand Polemarch of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated


DESCRIPTION:

The DIAMONDS IN THE ROUGH campaign, will expose young men across the nation to an intense college preparatory and scholarship access program. Through innovation and old fashion hard work, the DIAMONDS IN THE ROUGH campaign will carry out its mission by leveraging participants’ talents , remediating their deficiencies and provide greater access to potential financial support in order to make obtaining a college degree a reality.

The Three Goals of DIAMONDS IN THE ROUGH

1. To implement a rigorous college preparation program focused on increasing the post secondary opportunities for Kappa Leaguers
2. To provide greater ACT/ SAT test preparation resources to improve the testing outcomes of Kappa Leaguers
3. To recognize $1.4M in scholarships for the 2012 graduating class of Kappa Leaguers and to increase the access to scholarship opportunities for Kappa Leaguers nationally.

Kappa League

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. 

We help these young men achieve their goals and make positive contributions to their community when leadership roles become their responsibility.

K.A.S.E.

DESCRIPTION:

K.A.S.E. is the national Kappa League online academic and early college preparation initiative designed to increase the academic achievement, college and scholarship opportunities for Kappa Leaguers from grades 6 - 12.


GOALS:

1. Increase access to College and Scholarship opportunities for 12th grade Kappa Leaguers
2. Increase SAT & ACT test scores
3. Increase academic achievement in the areas of math and writing for middle school and underclassmen


PROGRAM BENEFITS:

  • A “PERSONAL TUTOR” IN YOUR COMPUTER 
  • INTERACTIVE LESSONS FOR SKILL BUILDING 
  • INCREASED ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN ENGLISH AND MATH 
  • BETTER GRADES AND TEST TAKING SKILLS 
  • STONGER TEST SCORES FOR ACT & SAT 
  • MORE OPPORTUNITIES TO PAY FOR COLLEGE 
  • EASIER & FASTER WAY TO SEND COLLEGE APPLICATIONS 
  • ACCESS TO THE LARGEST SCHOLARSHIP DATABASE

 

Stamford High School Black Knights

Working with the Stamford High School football team to support their educational and professional goals

 

FASFA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated Launches the National Financial Aid Awareness Initiative

In an effort to address the growing crisis of college access and affordability within underserved communities throughout the country, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated announces the launch of its National Financial Aid Awareness Initiative.

From January 15th through March 15th of 2014, undergraduate and alumni chapters of Kappa Alpha Psi will hold financial aid workshops and seminars throughout the country to promote financial aid awareness and encourage early completion of the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) completion in order to improve college access and retention for students of color.

The Stamford Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated will be holding it’s Financial Aid workshop on January 25th 9:30 am of 2014 at the Norwalk Community College. The event is open to High School Seniors and their Parents and we ask that all attendees please bring

  • W-2 or recent pay stub
  • Name of colleges


The seminar will utilize the resources provided by the US Dept of Education’s Office of Student Aid.

For more information:

Stamford Alumni Chapter

SAC Leadership Development Institute

sacguideright@gmail.com

203-450-6561

Scheduled Events for this Workshop

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Jan 25  FASFA Workshop  9:00 am - 12:00 pm 
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