External Scholarships

KC Scholars

KC Scholars is a highly competitive scholarship program serving a 6-county area of the Kansas City region:  Wyandotte and Johnson Counties in Kansas and Cass, Clay, Jackson, and Platte in Missouri.  The program serves low- and modest-income high school students who are in public, charter, and private schools and home-schooled; and adults with some college, but no degree, and adults with an associate’s degree who are supported to earn a bachelor’s degree. KC Scholars offers at least 700 scholarship awards each year.

Students selected for the award are offered the choice of attending 1 of the 17 colleges and universities from the Postsecondary Network, the University of Missouri-Columbia is one of those schools available.  Those who attend the University of Missouri-Columbia are provided with intentional programming support through the CASE Office that will enhance their academic achievements, assist with navigational skills, connections to the campus community, opportunities for social networking, financial literacy workshops, and much more!

Questions related to the KC Scholars at the University of Missouri-Columbia may be directed to:

Ana Maria Fernandez

(573) 882-0421