KIPP Scholarship Programs

KIPP Public Schools is committed to ensuring that our students are able to attend and graduate from the college or university of their choice. We have partnered with donors committed to ensuring that our students have the necessary resources to do so.

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Scholarship Programs

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

About KIPP Scholarship Programs

Learn more about our featured programs and the application process from José Mazariegos, Alumni Impact Analyst at the KIPP Foundation and KIPP NorCal Alum

Scholarship Tools

Important Dates for the 2021-22 KIPP Scholarship Programs

  • Oct 1: Application opens
  • Oct-Nov: Suggested timeline to look over application, and familiarize yourself with application components
  • Dec: Suggested timeline to ask for recommendations
  • Jan: Suggested timeline to start drafting and writing essay(s)
  • Jan 19: Optional Application Support Virtual Workshop #1 (details to be sent to applicants who sign up before this date).
  • Jan 26: Optional Application Support Virtual Workshop #2 (details to be sent to applicants who sign up before this date).
  • Feb 2: Optional Application Support Virtual Workshop #3 (details to be sent to applicants who sign up before this date).
  • Feb 3-8: Suggested application review, finalization, and submission period
  • Feb 11: Application due
  • March-April: KIPP Scholarship Programs Review Committee to review and select finalists
  • May: 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.

  • Current KIPP High School senior or KIPP Middle School alumni in their senior year of high school are eligible. Students must have at least a 3.0 weighted GPA to be eligible for at least one scholarship program.

  • October 1, 2021 – February 11, 2022 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.

  • Yes! We encourage you to apply. Your citizenship status will not be taken into consideration during the selection process.

  • Scholars will be notified by May.

  • 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. For more information, please check out each scholarship program that interests you!

    Amplify Scholars Program

    Goldberg Scholars Program

    Rales Scholars Program