Who Can Apply: The purpose of the Fund shall be to provide scholarships to students who have had some adversity in their lives but who desire a second chance at a brighter future by continuing their education at a two-year or four-year college or university (pursuing an associate, undergraduate and/or graduate degree) or at a vocational or technical school.
The students eligible for assistance shall meet the following:
a) Be graduating from a high school or be a former high school graduate of a high school in the Kansas City, KS School District or the Kansas City, MO School District;
b) Have experienced some adversity in their lives;
c) Demonstrate financial need; and
d) Be planning to enroll in a two-year or four-year college or university to pursue an associate, undergraduate and/or graduate degree, or a vocational or technical school.
Submission: In at least 500 words, describe your personal story and why you need a second chance.
Deadline: March 30, 2017