Black Community Scholarship Fund

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

March 18

Awarded By

Greater Kansas City Community Foundation

Award Amount

$3,000 will be provided in the first installment, and students may be eligible for an additional $2,000 during the next semester so long as they remain in good academic standing and make progress toward a degree.


One award offered annually.

Additional Information

The Black Community Scholarship Fund is provided annually to African American students in the Greater Kansas City Metropolitan area. Applications for the award are highly competitive, and preference will be given to students who are majoring in healthcare, education, youth development, liberal and performing arts or STEM. Additional preference will be given to students who demonstrate a commitment to community service through a consistent record of volunteer work and participation with local community groups and organizations. By applying, students agree to perform a minimum of 16 hours community service for the Black Community Fund if selected for a scholarship award. The administration and management of this scholarship is provided through the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation. Originally founded in 1978, the GKCCF was designed to provide a single point of support and professional charity organization for various charitable organizations throughout the local area. Over the years, the scope of this mission has expanded to include grants, scholarships, and other philanthropic initiatives within Kansas City, throughout the Midwest, and even nation-wide. Questions about this scholarship and other inquiries should be directed to

Deadline Info

Application instructions and additional information for the Black Community Scholarship Fund are available online at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation (GKCCF) website. In addition to the ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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