KC Scholars, a new scholarship and college savings program sponsored by the Kauffman Foundation, is awarding annually up to 500 scholarships to eligible low-and modest-income students. KC Scholars offers three different scholarships:
Traditional (11th grade) - up to $10,000/year college scholarship awarded in 11th grade, renewable for five years.
College Savings Match (9th grade) - awarded in 9th grade with 4:1 match. Maximum granted is $5,000.
Adult Learners (age 24 and above) - up to $5,000/year scholarship for returning adult learners (must have completed at least 12 college credits), renewable for five years.
Advisor, KC Scholars/College Advising Corps
Valerie (Val) Salazar
Program Associate, KC Scholars