KIPP Scholarships At a Glance
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I’ve gained an even larger support network and access to resources and opportunities I never would have considered or pursued without Amplify.
Aaliyah Allen, '23
I’ve gained an even larger support network and access to resources and opportunities I never would have considered or pursued without Amplify.Aaliyah Allen, '23
I've learned that it is important to communicate and that relationships with people takes time.
Armando Castro, '23
I've learned that it is important to communicate and that relationships with people takes time.Armando Castro, '23
I feel now, more than ever, like I have a group of people that genuinely care about my success and can pick me up when I fall.”
Miguel Reyna, Vanderbilt University, KIPP Nashville Alum
I feel now, more than ever, like I have a group of people that genuinely care about my success and can pick me up when I fall.”Miguel Reyna, Vanderbilt University, KIPP Nashville Alum
Through Amplify I’ve learned the importance of ethnic awareness & appreciation. There are so many cultures and ethnicities to learn about and explore.
De’Jah Donahue, '23
Through Amplify I’ve learned the importance of ethnic awareness & appreciation. There are so many cultures and ethnicities to learn about and explore.De’Jah Donahue, '23
How to Ask for a Letter of Recommendation Over Email
This video by Lasseter’s Lab talks about how to ask for a letter of recommendation over email and provides two example template emails.
How to Write a Scholarship Essay in 7 tips
This video by Tarek Ali provides tips on writing an effective college essay.
A starter template to help you craft a detailed and compelling resume.
Important Dates for the 2023-24 KIPP Scholarship Programs
- Oct 2: Application opens
- Oct-Nov: Suggested timeline to look over the application, familiarize yourself with application components, and ask for recommendations.
- Nov-Dec: Suggested timeline to start drafting and writing essay(s)
- Jan 10: Optional Application Support Virtual Workshop
- Jan 17: Applicants submission date
- Jan 22: Recommendation submission date
- Feb-March: KIPP Scholarship Programs Review Committee to review and select finalists
- By Mid-April: Recipients to be notified
Frequently Asked Questions
Scholars will receive up to $60,000 to cover annual costs of attending the program’s summer gathering and Annual Leadership Weekend costs.
- For students: October 2, 2023- January 17, 2024 at 11:59pm PST
- For recommenders: October 3, 2023- January 22, 2024 at 11:59pm PST
Applicants can be KIPP high school seniors, or seniors who graduated from a KIPP middle school.
No. This program is only open to high school seniors, not KIPP Alumni. However; if you are dually enrolled in college classes, you are welcome to apply for the KIPP Scholarships.
Yes! We encourage you to apply. Your citizenship status will not be taken into consideration during the selection process.
Scholars will be notified by mid-April.
Yes, applicants are required to submit two recommendations.
Recommenders should be teachers, counselors, mentors, or individuals to whom you are not related and who can speak to your qualifications for these scholarship programs.
Yes, each scholarship program requires a different essay.