Kappas award scholarships to 5 Withrow seniors

The Cincinnati Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity awarded five Withrow University High School graduating seniors 2022 Fred Heisel Jr. Grant-in-Aid Awards in May at an awards ceremony at New Jerusalem Baptist Church.

The Withrow students were among 20 recipients in the region selected by the Kappas, who have awarded 235 scholarships worth more than $200,000 since 2001. This year’s Grant-in-Aid awardees from Withrow, who each received a scholarship worth $1,000 to $1,250:

Applicants must be male, have a grade point average of 2.8 or higher, have an acceptance letter from a university and complete an essay and an interview. A Kappa Alpha scholarship committee interviewed the young men.

Each year, FamiliesFORWARD staff members assist Withrow seniors in applying for the Kappa Alpha scholarships. Nine Withrow seniors applied and interviewed for the scholarships this year. Since 2012, the fraternity has provided 52 Withrow students with scholarships, plus one funded by a Kappa Alpha Psi alumnus.