The Kamau Martinez a.k.a. DJ Ktone Book Award
The Kamau Martinez a.k.a. DJ Ktone Book Award is now accepting applications for its Annual Book Award.
This award was created to financially assist African American young men and women in pursuing secondary degrees. Outstanding seniors are encouraged to apply for this award ranging from $500-$1000. The designated recipient may apply these funds toward expenses at an accredited institution of higher learning.
Qualified students must:
Have a grade point average (GPA) of 2.8 or above; however consideration will be given to students with lower GPAs due to mitigating circumstances.
Be a high school senior in good standing who will attend an accredited institution in the fall of 2021.
Complete the application below and submit the following information:
- A one-page essay- A detailed essay explaining why you should be selected for this Award, how the funds would benefit your future and the significant of making an impact through your chosen field of study.
- Two (2) letters of recommendation - One MUST be from a teacher, administrator or employer and one MUST be from a non-relative who can speak to applicant's character.
- An official transcript.
SUBMISSIONS CAN BE SUBMITTED ONLINE, AND DOCUMENTS CAN BE UPLOADED, MAILED, OR EMAILED TO:
DJ Ktone Book Award
4860 Chambers Road, Box 5
Denver, CO 80239
FILL OUT THE ONLINE APPLICATION BELOW.
Testimonies of 2019 Awardees:
I want to thank DJ Ktone for awarding me this scholarship. It has helped with receiving school supplies and purchasing a refrigerator and different things I needed to be successful this year.
Freshman, Physical Ed Major @ Fayetteville State University
Thank you to DJ KTone for awarding me the book award last year. It has really helped me to succeed in school and continue my education here at Langston.
Freshman, Technology Major @ Langston University
Book Award Online Application