The Scholarship program provides scholarships to graduating seniors to assist them with the cost of attending a post-secondary school. In order to qualify, students must apply, meet specific criteria and attend a high school in one of the school districts served by Assistance League of Kansas City. Those districts are:
- Excelsior Springs
- Kearney R-1
- North Kansas City
- North Platte R-1
- Park Hill
- Platte County R-3
- Smithville R-2
- St. Pius X
- West Platte R-3
Application deadline for high school seniors is March 19, 2021.
This year the Scholarship program will be awarding scholarships to non-traditional students enrolled at one of the Metropolitan Community Colleges Kansas City Missouri. In order to qualify, students must meet specific requirements and demonstrate financial need.
Applications deadline for the Metropolitan Community Colleges is March 11, 2021.
During the inaugural year of 2017-18 – 20, $1000 high school student scholarships were awarded.
In 2018-19 – 17, $1000 high school student scholarships were awarded, and 2, $2000 high school scholarships were awarded.
In 2019-20 – 5, $1000 high school student scholarships were awarded; and 2, $1000 single parent/reentry scholarships to students attending Metropolitan Community College.
The number of scholarships and the amount of each scholarship may vary depending on Assistance League’s revenue for that year.
Feedback from past scholarship recipients include:
“Thank you so much for your generosity and support.”
“I will work hard to prove to you that your faith in me isn’t misguided, and to help students achieve their goals just like you have helped me.”