KSU African American Male Initiative

Important Dates

April 7th: Application available online
April 21st: Application Deadline
April 28th: Interviews
April 29th: Interviews 
April 29th: Applicants selected and notifed

The KSU African American Male Initiative exists in partnership with faculty, staff and students to focus on increasing enrollment, retention, and graduation rates of Black men at Kennesaw State University (KSU) through mentoring, leadership development, and the celebration of academic and leadership achievements. It is housed within Multicultural Student Retention Services (MSRS).

Please fill out the KSU AAMI Application below. In addition, you will need to also provide two letters of support in the following areas:

1. Community Service Verification - Include a form verifying your participation in a minimum of 20 community service hours. This form must be completed either by a project director, project manager, or supervisor. Verification of community service from VKSU is also accepted. The form must include official letterhead, the date of your service, the type of service, and their impressions of your commitment. The form must also include a hand-written signature and date.

2. Letter of Recommendation from a Faculty or Administrative Staff Member - This letter must be on letterhead and include the length of time that the recommender has known you, in what capacity, and their impressions of your potential to be a productive participant in this study abroad experience. The letter must also have a hand written signature and date.

Letters of support should be e-mailed to ksuaami@kennesaw.edu, faxed to 770-423-6667, or dropped off to room 263 of the Student Center.
 


Application for 2014-2015 KSU AAMI Ambassador Program

Date:
   
General Information
Name:
E-mail:
   
Classification:
Hours Enrolled:
KSUID:
NetID:
Date of Birth:
Major:
Minor:
Cumulative GPA (A 2.5 GPA is mandatory for eligibility):
Expected Graduation:
   
Local Address:
City:
State:
Zip:
Phone
   
Permanent Address:
City:
State:
Zip:
Phone
   
KSU AAMI Involvement
Are you a member of the 2013-14 KSU AAMI?:
Were you a member of the 2012-13 KSU AAMI?:
   
Financial Aid Information
Will be used to search for scholarships if study abroad opportunities exist.
   
Date of last submitted FAFSA?:
Are you currently receiving financial aid?
If yes, what types:
   
Campus Involvement
List any previous involvement in student organizations or campus activities.
   
Organization:
Office(s) Held:
Year:
Comments:
   
Organization:
Office(s) Held:
Year:
Comments:
   
Organization:
Office(s) Held:
Year:
Comments:
   
Community Service
List the dates, names and duties that have been completed over the last five years:
   
Essay
Include a 350-500 word essay addressing the following:
1. Why are you interested in becoming a KSU AAMI Ambassador?
2. In your opinion, what is the primary challenges affecting the academic success and degree completion of collegiate Black men?
3. What do you expect to contribute to AAMI and KSU as a result of your participation in this program?: