Awards come from a variety of sources and may not require repayment. The criteria for these awards can vary and may include grade point average, community service, residency, financial need, membership, etc.

Academic Scholarships

Honor's Dean' Scholarship
Offered to current KCKCC students with a cumulative 3.3 GPA in at least 12 hours and are Wyandotte County residents.

Honors GED Presidential Scholarship
Offered to GED graduates who score 3000+ on the GED exam and meet specific Accuplacer cutoff scores.

The Honors Presidential Scholarship
Graduating high school seniors who are residents of Wyandotte or Leavenworth counties can apply for the Presidential Scholarship during their graduating semester once they have met specific criteria.

Youth Enrichment Seminar Scholarship
A consortium between the University of Kansas Talent Search Office and KCKCC designed to work with disadvantaged and high-risk students from the summer of grade eight through high school, followed by a full tuition and fee scholarship for up to 4 semesters at KCKCC.

Additional Information

Federal Programs

Federal Pell Grants are awarded to undergraduate students working toward their first Bachelor's Degree. The amount is determined by the Expected Family Contribution (EFC), the student's enrollment status, and the length of the enrollment period.

Pell Grants & Federal Grant Programs

Student Loans & Work Study Programs

Federal loans are available as a resource for most students. This type of financial aid needs to be paid back when the student leaves school.
Prospective students who qualify under the guidelines of the Federal College Work-Study Program by completing the FAFSA may be employed part-time during college and in the summer months preceding the academic year.

KCKCC Scholarships

The KCKCC Foundation has several scholarships bestowed upon them from the Community to benefit the students of KCKCC.

  1. KCKCC Application for Admission must be completed.
  2. Request official final transcripts and scores from high school, college, ACT, ASSET, SAT, GED, etc., to be sent to the Endowment Office as well as an official copy to the Admissions Office.
  3. Complete the FAFSA. Follow instructions on the application and list KCKCC as the college of choice. Allow 4 to 6 weeks for processing.

List of KCKCC Foundation scholarship opportunities 

KBOR Scholarships

KCKCC is an eligible institution for the following Kansas Board of Regents

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Scholarship Programs

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KS Board of Regents Scholarship
Kansas State Scholarship Program
Kansas Vocational Scholarship Program
Kansas Teachers Scholarship Program
Kansas Minority Scholarship Program
Kansas Nursing Scholarship Program

The Kansas Board of Regents has their own application form and priority dates for each of these scholarships. However, there are some criteria that is mandatory for all recipients: be a Kansas resident, enroll full-time in a qualified undergraduate program at a Kansas college or university, and have not already been awarded an undergraduate degree. They also require applications to complete the FAFSA. You can get more information and applications from your high school counselor, or at


Community Scholarships

There are several Community Organizations that offer scholarships to attend KCKCC. Interested applicants need to contact the organization.

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Community Organization Scholarships
The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
The Greater Kansas City Hispanic Scholarship Fund (816-561-0227)

The Kansas City Kansas Women's Chamber of Commerce
The Zonta International of Kansas City, Kansas
Bethany Medical Center Auxiliary
Providence Medical Center Auxiliary
Saint John Hospital Auxiliary
Police Corps Scholarship
Soroptimist International of Winfield, Kansas
Talbots Women's Scholarship managed by Citizen's Scholarship Foundation of America
Gates Millennium Scholarship managed by the United Negro Foundation
Greater Kansas City, MO. NAWIC Scholarship Foundation
Native American Scholarship Fund



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