Greater Kansas City Community Foundation

 

The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation allows its donors to provide scholarships to students in the Greater Kansas City metropolitan area pursuing either a 2 or 4 year degree, trade program or post-secondary degree. We provide over $3 million in financial support to students from over 270 different funds. We offer a wide variety of opportunities, and criteria vary from financial need and academic achievement to degree programs and involvement in extracurricular activities.

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Students Served:
High School Seniors, Current College Students
Application Period:
Early December – March or April

Kansas City Scholars (KC Scholars)

 
Kansas City Scholars aims to increase postsecondary education attainment by providing the means – through scholarships, financial incentives to promote college savings, and support services – for low- and modest-income students and adults to complete a postsecondary credit-bearing credential or degree. KC Scholars awards scholarships each May 1 – awarding over 1,000 scholarships annually (near $40 M annually in renewable value), some valued at $10,000/year and renewable up to 5 total years.
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Students Served:
9th and 11th graders in high school and returning adult learners
Application Period:
January 1 – Late February

Unsure About Your Career Pathway?

 
Unsure about your career pathway? Taking into account both your interests and abilities, The DeBruce Foundation’s career tool, the Agile Work Profiler, gives you a ranked set of your ten Agilities (i.e. competencies), which are universal to all occupations. Knowing your Agilities helps you understand your strengths, identify areas to grow and translate areas where you bring value into workplace language.