The Kauffman Foundation worked with over seventy regional business, education, community, and civic leaders to launch KC Scholars, a new program that will provide more Kansas City metro students with opportunities to complete a college education. KC Scholars will provide the means – through scholarships, financial incentives to promote college savings, and support services – for low- and modest-income students and adults needing access to pursue and complete a postsecondary credit-bearing credential or degree.
KC Scholars serves a six-county area of the Kansas City region: Wyandotte and Johnson Counties in Kansas and Cass, Clay, Jackson and Platte in Missouri.
KC Scholars offers three college scholarship opportunities:
Watch a short video to learn more about the Kansas City Scholars program.