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Kansas City Architectural Foundation (KCAF) Scholarship Application

Scholarship Information
In 2018, $32,000 in scholarships were awarded. There were 9 scholarships awarded ranging from $3,000 to $5,000.

Scholarship Due: April 30, 2019
Scholarship Announced: By June 28, 2019
Scholarship Reception: August 2019

Any student who completes the attached form and meets the eligibility requirements will be considered for the scholarships listed below.

KCAF Scholarships Eligibility:
Selections are made by the Scholarship Committee, and are available to students at any level of study for an architectural degree from an accredited school of architecture. Please note, applicants work will be evaluated against other applicants in the same year-level in school. Judgment for KCAF scholarships is based on need, academic excellence and demonstrated leadership.

Consideration will be given for special circumstances as deemed appropriate by the committee.

A student who has been awarded a scholarship previously must reapply for the next school year.

Scholarships are available only to full-time residents within the geographic area of Metropolitan Kansas City, which includes the following counties in Missouri and Kansas:

Missouri: Andrew Atchison Bates Buchanan Kansas: Atchison
Caldwell Carroll Cass Chariton Johnson
Clay Clinton Davies Dekalb Leavenworth
Gentry Grundy Harrison Henry Miami
Holt Jackson Johnson Lafayette Wyandotte
Linn Livingston Mercer Nodaway
Platte Ray Sullivan Worth


Women in Design Scholarship Eligibility:
Selections are made by the Scholarship Committee, and are available to students at any level of study for women who are in pursuit of a degree in design related fields such as Architecture/Interior Design/ Landscape Design/ Industrial Design/ Product Design. Judgment for WiD-KC scholarships is based on need, academic excellence and demonstrated leadership. Students in internship programs are ineligible for WiD-KC Scholarships during the period of the internship.

WiD-KC Scholarships are available to full-time and part-time college student residents within the geographic area of Kansas and Missouri. (Note: other scholarships administered by KCAF are limited to residents of the greater Kansas City Metro area.) Part-time is defined as a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester.

Consideration will be given for special circumstances as deemed appropriate by the committee.

A student who has been awarded a scholarship previously must reapply for the next school year.

Payment of Scholarships:
Checks payable to the student are issued in August for the fall semester. Checks will be distributed at an awards ceremony hosted by the Kansas City Architectural Foundation.

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