Step 1: Are you eligible?

You are eligible if you

  • Are a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident and can provide your alien registration number
  • Reside in Wyandotte, Douglas, or Shawnee counties in Kansas
  • Have not earned a 4-year bachelor’s degree

Priority is given to individuals who

  • Have limited income
  • Have parents who have not earned a 4-year bachelor’s degree

The following individuals are strongly encouraged to apply

  • Veterans
  • Military family members
  • Unaccompanied, homeless, or foster-care youth

Step 2: Are you ready?

You are ready if you

  • Have support from family and friends
  • Desire a career that requires a vocational certificate or a college degree
  • Want to earn more money
  • Want a future that includes job security, health benefits, and retirement

Step 3: Go to school.

Contact us now to get started.

Get on the path
to a better life.

Our purpose is to guide and support all individuals interested in pursuing post-secondary education, specializing in low-income and potential first-generation college students.
Contact us today to get started.


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