Scholarship

Audio: Missouri Representative wants more focus on funding financial aid programs

State Representative Kip Kendrick is concerned about creating the governor’s proposed Fast Track program when he says Missouri’s three college financial aid programs are significantly underfunded. Bright Flight, A-Plus and Access Missouri are the state’s current programs.     Kendrick says Access Missouri – the state’s only need-based college financial aid program – is being […]

Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri

Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri scholarship deadline approaching March 1st

The Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri reminds high school seniors of the deadline for scholarships administered by the Community Foundation. Applications must be completed online and submitted by Friday, March 1st. Community Foundation Marketing Director Steve Maxey says the March deadline allows students to avoid a “last minute rush” for other scholarships normally due in […]

NCMC - North Central Missouri College

North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees extends President Lenny Klaver’s contract

The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees voted at it meeting Tuesday evening to extend President Doctor Lenny Klaver’s contract. His contract was extended by two years, through 2023, with salary to be determined later. The board approved the resignation of Trio Administrative Assistant Sarah Reeter effective January 31st for full-time employment. Her resignation […]

NCMC - North Central Missouri College

NCMC Board of Trustees accept retirement request

The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees accepted the retirement of Green Hills Head Start Program Director Doctor Beverly Hooker at its meeting Tuesday afternoon. Hooker’s last day of employment will be January 31st, 2019, which is the end of the current fiscal year. She has been employed at NCMC and Head Start since […]

Missouri Department of Corrections

Missouri Department of Corrections offering higher education opportunity for staff and offenders

The Missouri Department of Corrections is working with Ashland University of Ohio to establish a higher education program for staff and offenders. For DOC staff, Ashland University plans to offer a tuition discount for online degree programs through the College of Online and Adult Studies. Offerings include associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s programs in fields such […]

Scholarship

Gene Kauffman Scholarship Foundation announces applications open November 1st

The Gene Kauffman Scholarship Foundation Board of Directors has announced scholarship applications will be available for the Spring 2019 semester beginning Thursday, November 1st. The scholarship is available to female, non-smoking, unmarried graduates of high schools in Mercer County. Potential recipients must be enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited college or university in […]