Alpha Kappa Psi Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $9,600
Awards Available: 54

The Alpha Kappa Psi Scholarship Fund was founded by several alumni of the Alpha Eta chapter of the co-ed business fraternity Alpha Kappa Psi. Since 1988, the Scholarship Fund has awarded nearly $3,600,000 in scholarships to more than 400 recipients.

For the 2023/2024 academic year, we awarded over $520,000 to 18 incoming freshmen and 36  upperclassmen.

The Alpha Kappa Psi Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to incoming freshmen who have strong academic records and leadership experience and will attend the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. We also provide some four-year scholarships that renew annually and Housing Scholarships that cover 75% of rent for students living in the AKPsi House.

About

The Scholarship Fund was founded by several alumni of the Alpha Eta chapter of the co-ed business fraternity Alpha Kappa Psi. Since 1988, the Scholarship Fund has awarded over $3,600,000 in scholarships to over 400 recipients.

The Alpha Kappa Psi Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to incoming freshmen who have strong academic records and leadership experience and will attend the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible to apply for an Alpha Kappa Psi Scholarship, all applicants must meet the following requirements:‚Äč

  1. MUST be an incoming freshman admitted to the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. If you haven't received a decision by Feb. 25, 2024, please contact Holly Anderson.
  2. Have strong academic records
  3. Demonstrate leadership experience and/or involvement in extracurricular activities
  4. Note: financial need will be taken into account for almost all of our scholarships. We request FAFSA information but judge a student's need by looking with a full picture viewpoint than just the numbers reflected in the FAFSA.
  5. If you feel you do not have any financial need - you might! Please do apply as some awards are awarded based only on merit.

Questions? Contact Holly Anderson at holly.anderson@akpsischolarships.org or 612-384-6433

Application Checklist

  1. Personal Information: Name, contact info, applicant photo, etc.
  2. High School Information: High School and any additional academic transcripts for at least the past two academic years.
  3. ACT Score (Optional): The score report from the testing authority (SAT may be used if ACT was not taken).
  4. Family Financial Information: FAFSA, how you plan to pay for college, extenuating financial circumstances, etc.
  5. Extracurricular Involvement: Activities, volunteering, work, leadership positions, etc.
  6. Short Answers: Utilize up to 250 words each to reply to 2 short answer questions. Please take the time to ensure your grammar and spelling are correct.
  7. Upload a current resume.

Note: You do not have to join the Alpha Kappa Psi Co-Ed Business Fraternity to qualify for these scholarships. Alpha Kappa Psi members will not be given preferential treatment for these scholarships.

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