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Kauffman Scholars

Celebrating 20 years
of impact, relationships, and possibility

The Kauffman Scholars, Inc., (KSI) post-secondary scholarship program began its official six-month phased closing March 13, 20 years to the day after launching the initiative that offered college scholarships, academic tutoring, and mentoring to students starting in 7th grade. More than 800 scholars from Kansas City schools earned college degrees with extensive support from the program staff and collaborating partners. Read more >

Kauffman Scholars

Who We Are

Kauffman Scholars is a multi-year postsecondary access, persistence, completion, and scholarship program designed to help urban students in Kansas City prepare for and earn a postsecondary credential, diversifying the local career-professional pipeline.

Watch: “Kauffman Scholars: Completion” | 3:45