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By 2020, two out of three jobs will require more than a high school diploma…
KC Scholars, a new scholarship and college savings match program incubated by the Kauffman Foundation, has announced its first-ever recipients, 77 percent of whom will be in their families’ first-generation of college students….
Today ACUE announced a new collaboration with KC Scholars to improve postsecondary attainment through effective college instruction…
Barriers to getting into, paying for and persisting through college inhibit many students and adults across the country from achieving their dream of graduating from college…
When the head of the Ewing Marion Kauffman School pulled 14-year-old Kenyon Childress out of class Monday morning, he started wondering what had he done wrong.
That is, until he saw his mother standing in the school hallway….
KC Scholars Announces First-Ever Scholarship Recipients
608 high school students and adult learners in Kansas City
to receive college funding - 5/1/2017
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (May 1, 2017) — KC Scholars, a new scholarship and college savings match program, announced its first-ever scholarship recipients today, 77 percent of whom will be first-generation college students. Recipients come from 74 high schools in the six-county Kansas City region: Wyandotte and Johnson Counties in Kansas and Cass, Clay, Jackson and Platte in Missouri….
Mom of five surprised with scholarship to go back to school, complete dream of graduating college - 5/1/2017
KANSAS CITY, MO. — A mom of five and one of her children will soon have the opportunity to further their education thanks to surprise scholarships. The two arrived at the Ewing Marion Kauffman School on The Paseo on Monday expecting to fill out paperwork, but were instead informed that they had been selected from a pool of 2,000 applications for scholarships to further their education. Chaquita’s Adult Learning Scholarship includes $5,000 per year for five years. She said in her….
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (March 7, 2017) — KC Scholars, a new scholarship and college savings match program, closed its first round of scholarship applications March 3, with just under 1,450 applicants….
Un nuevo programa de becas y ahorro ofrece ayuda financiera a estudiantes de nuestra comunidad para completar una educación universitaria…
There is a new scholarship and college savings program available in Missouri and Kansas to help low and modest income students, as well as adult learners…
El 2 de enero, la Fundación Kauffman, en colaboración con 70 socios de la comunidad, comenzó una nueva iniciativa de becas…..
In addition, Johnson County Library is a partner for the KC Scholars program, which is a college scholarship and support program for high school freshmen and juniors and adults hoping to return to college……
(Kansas City) – Kansas City Scholars announced a series of new developments as it gears up to
its January 2, 2017 application opening….
All In: The Many Partners Behind an Effort to Boost College Access in One City
Inside Philanthropy - 10/10/2016
The most vexing challenge in the higher education space nowadays is how to make college affordable for a majority of Americans…
The Kauffman Foundation is leading the rollout of a new scholarship and college savings program aimed at low- and modest-income students…
A foundation named after the pharmaceutical company founder who established the Kansas City Royals has announced a $79 million scholarship program to celebrate…
Kauffman Invests $79 Million for Kansas City Scholarship Program
Philanthropy News Digest - 09/30/2016
…students, as well as adult learners, finance a college education Kauffman Invests $79 Million for Kansas City Scholarship Program …
Kauffman Foundation Announces $79 Million KC Scholars Project
Thinking Bigger Business Online - 09/29/2016
To celebrate its late founder’s 100 birthday, the Kauffman Foundation is planning to invest $79 million in a new scholarship program….
Kauffman Foundation makes $79M commitment to new scholarship program
Kansas City Business Journal - 09/29/2016
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is making a $79 million commitment to support a new scholarship and savings program called KC Scholars.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Sept. 28, 2016)—The Kauffman Foundation, along with 70 community partners, is rolling out a new scholarship and college savings program…
Kauffman Foundation invests $79 million in new college scholarship program
The Kansas City Star - 9/28/2016
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation announced it is investing $79 million into a new scholarship program during an event at the Kauffman Center…
Educators say students more than ever will need to continue their education past high school to have successful careers…