Kool Boiz Foundation

Dedicated to providing educational, financial, and emotional support
for boys and young men of color.

College Scholarships

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Kool Boiz Foundation College Scholarship

Scholarship Guidelines and Information:

The Kool Boiz Foundation College Scholarships are awarded to African-American males who plan to attend an accredited 2 or 4 year college or university. To apply, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be a resident of Youngstown, Ohio
  • Applicants must be a graduating high school senior
  • Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA

Applicants are required to complete all parts of the application and submit an essay. The Kool Boiz Foundation College Scholarship is a $4,000 scholarship to be awarded at $1,000 per year for up to four (4) years. Upon acceptance of the Kool Boiz Foundation Scholarship, award recipients must submit a copy of the college or university acceptance letter.  Award recipients must maintain a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale and be enrolled as a full-time student each semester(excluding summer semester). Scholarship funds are paid directly to the college or university on the student’s behalf or directly to the student , as determined by the student each semester.  Payments will be made in two equal installments. The first payment shall be made at the beginning of the Fall semester and the second at the beginning of the Spring semester. Installments may be adjusted based on the college or university’s enrollment schedule.

Completed applications, including essay and current high school transcript must submitted by March 31, 2020 to the address below.  Scholarship finalists will be invited to attend a required interview on April 25, 2020.

Kool Boiz Foundation

PO Box 766

Middletown, DE 19709-0766