Awards were announced in May 2017, with the first class of adult learner recipients enrolling in college in fall 2017.
Please check back in fall 2017 for dates for the 2018 application and selection cycle.
This scholarship awards 11th graders up to $10,000 per year up to five years, and is awarded directly to the college or university of enrollment. Students must maintain a cumulative 2.5 GPA and enroll full-time the semester immediately following high school graduation.
This scholarship is given to adults with some college, but no degree. Adult learners can receive up to $5,000 per year for up to five years and can enroll full-time or part-time. To qualify, they must be at least 24 years old at the time of enrollment in the fall semester of 2017.
COLLEGE SAVINGS MATCH
This program is available to 9th graders and is a one-time award. Each year, up to 1,000 students will receive $50 in a 529 College Savings Plan. Of these 1,000 9th graders, 50 will be selected for the four-to-one match and incentives program where a student can earn up to $7,000 toward college.
NETWORK OF COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES
credential-bearing degree programs, was established to provide on-campus persistence and completion support services to KC Scholars. KC Scholars has a written agreement with each college/university. Partners are convened on an ongoing basis to share best
practices regarding persistence and completion.
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