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KC Scholars Announces More Than 1,400 Submitted Applications - 3/7/2017

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….

KC Scholars: Una gran oportunidad - 3/5/2017

Un nuevo programa de becas y ahorro ofrece ayuda financiera a estudiantes de nuestra comunidad para completar una educación universitaria…

KC Scholars offers scholarship opportunities - 3/1/2017

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…

KC Scholars on Dos Mundos - 1/23/2017

El 2 de enero, la Fundación Kauffman, en colaboración con 70 socios de la comunidad, comenzó una nueva iniciativa de becas…..

KC Scholars in the Shawnee Dispatch - 1/18/2017

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……

KC Scholars January 2017 Announcement - 1/5/2017

(Kansas City) – Kansas City Scholars announced a series of new developments as it gears up to
its January 2, 2017 application opening….

KC Degrees helps adults return to college and graduate
Liberty Tribune - 10/20/2016

More than 300,000 adults in the Kansas City region have some college credits but never earned a degree…

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…

Kauffman Foundation invests $79 million in KC Scholars program
KMBZ - 10/2/2016

The Kauffman Foundation is leading the rollout of a new scholarship and college savings program aimed at low- and modest-income students…

Kauffman Foundation plans $79M college scholarship effort
The Associated Press - 10/1/2016

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 Community Backs KC Scholars, New Scholarship and College Savings Program - 09/28/2016

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…

New Kansas City College Scholarship Program To Benefit 2,000 Students
KCUR - 9/28/2016

Educators say students more than ever will need to continue their education past high school to have successful careers…