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The primary purpose of the Endowment Association is to raise, manage, and distribute funds for students at KCK Community College in the form of scholarships.

The Endowment Association is a 501 c (3) corporation. It operates under its own articles of incorporation and by-laws and through the guidance of its own 10 member board of directors. The College is represented on the board by one representative from the College Board of Trustees.

Funds are raised through, unrestricted donations, restricted scholarships, corporate sponsorships, special fundraising events such as the 4.0 Gala, Scholarship Scramble Golf Tournament, Mid America Education Hall of Fame Dinner, annual giving campaigns, and planned giving through estate planning.

The Endowment Association awards scholarships each year ranging from $250 to assist with the purchase of books to full payment of tuition, fees, and books based on scholarship criteria and a student’s academic qualifications.

Many of the recipients of these scholarships are non-traditional students who don’t qualify for traditional forms of financial aid. Many are single heads of households trying to raise a family on their own, working full time jobs, and still trying to make their life better by getting a college education.Endowment Association Logo

Donations may be designated unrestricted, which allows them to be used in the areas of greatest need or you may specify a particular program or scholarship fund you would like your donation to support.

Mid-America Education Hall of Fame

Nominations must be postmarked by February 2, 2015
Inductees will be recognized at the April 23, 2015 at the Thomas R. Burke Technical Education Center.

Mid-America Education Hall of Fame Nomination Form
Online Mid-America Hall of Fame Nomination Form
Mid-America Hall of Fame Sponsorship Form

The purpose of the Mid America Education Hall of Fame is to identify and recognize individuals, organizations, and corporate supporters, notable for their contributions to education and to provide well deserved recognition for honorees as well as to education and its impact on our lives.

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Scholarship Information

Frank and Doris Schlagle Scholarship
These scholarships cover tuition, fees and required course books for six to fifteen credit hours per semester. Students must enroll in a minimum of six credit hours. There will be a limited number of scholarships available.

Application Deadline is June 1.
All Students are eligible within the following guidelines:


  • Preference given to Wyandotte and Leavenworth County Students.
  • Academic Requirement: High School or College G.P.A. of 3.25 or meet established standardized GED test scores.

  • Must be pursuing an Associate Degree or Certificate (including TEC students) from Kansas City Kansas Community College.

The Frank and Doris Schlagle Scholarship is renewable as long as the student maintains a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.25, completes 100% of the courses taken.

Application Instructions


To apply, applicants must complete the following forms and mail or turn them into the appropriate office:

  1. Complete the Application for admission.

  2. Include a 1 page essay telling us of your career/college plans.

  3. Request all official final transcripts and scores from high school, college, GED, etc. and have them sent to the Admissions Office. Without required transcripts, your application will be considered incomplete.

  4. Complete an Endowment Scholarship application form (available in the Endowment and Financial Aid offices). Return completed application to the Endowment Office. Student must complete a new scholarship application by June 15th deadline each academic year to be considered for renewal.

All the above information must be available to us by the June 1st Deadline in order to be considered for a Frank and Doris Schlagle Scholarship.

Contact Information

Patrick McCartney - Executive Director

Dawanna Fangohr - Professional Assistant

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