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Community gives students a hand with KC Scholars - 10/12/2017

By 2020, two out of three jobs will require more than a high school diploma…

KCTV5 Coverage of KC Scholars August 1 Awardee Celebration 10:00 p.m. broadcast - 8/1/2017

KCTV5 Coverage of KC Scholars August 1 Awardee Celebration 4:30 a.m. broadcast - 8/1/2017

Kauffman Foundation offers aid through KC Scholars - 7/20/2017

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….

ACUE Announces Collaboration With KC Scholars - 6/8/2017

Today ACUE announced a new collaboration with KC Scholars to improve postsecondary attainment through effective college instruction…

Creating College Opportunities for Parents and Students - 6/7/2017

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…

KCTV5 KC Scholars feature - 5/1/2017

Surprise! Hundreds of students win scholarships from new KC Scholars program - 5/1/2017

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….

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…