Veterans Center

Veterans and Military

To increase access to and success in postsecondary education for military, veterans, wounded warriors, and their families by providing a broad range of services, fostering peer connections and coordinating community support.

Military and Veterans Center

Kansas City Kansas Community College has a designated a space for our military affiliated students. The Veterans Center features a computer lab with a printer, a study area to work on homework or meet with other military affiliated students, and staff available to assist with navigating VA benefits and services available for veterans on and off campus.

More about the Military and Veterans Center

Scholarships

The KCKCC Foundation offers over 40 scholarships and a few give preference to Veterans and/or their dependents. These are listed below. However, all KCKCC students are encouraged and welcome to apply for all Foundation scholarships by filling out one easy online application. Students fill out the online application and the KCKCC Foundation Scholarship Committee will review and match qualified students to applicable scholarships to award as much funding as possible. To view all available scholarships and apply, click here. If you have any questions or need assistance, please reach out to the Foundation Office located in the Math building, suite 3500, Foundation@kckcc.edu or 913-288-7675.

Must be active duty military, military dependent or veteran as indicated on the KCKCC Admissions Application (all documentation will be validated by the KCKCC Veterans Center)

• Must be enrolled full time (10-12 credit hours or more depending on degree plan)

• Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 required

• Award may be used for educational expenses

Maximum award amount is one (1) scholarship per academic year to cover approved expenses.

• Must be enrolled in a Music program as determined by a KCKCC degree plan

• Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 required • Must be Kansas resident or military veteran

• Recipient will be selected by KCKCC Music Department Committee

Maximum award amount is $500 per semester.

One (1) scholarship available for Fall and one (1) scholarship available for Spring semesters.

• Must be enrolled in a degree or certificate program as determined by a KCKCC degree plan

• Must be active duty military, military dependent or veteran as indicated on the KCKCC Admissions Application

• Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 required

• Award may be used for educational expense

Staff

Wade Abel
Director of Military and Veteran Student Services
913-288-7592
wabel@kckcc.edu

Sara Comer
Veterans Certifying Specialist
913-288-7593
scomer@kckcc.edu

 

Hours

Monday-Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Contact

913-288-7591/7593
military@kckcc.edu

Location

Main Campus
7250 State Avenue
Lower Jewell
Rooms 2331-2336

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