$19,000 to the Missouri Colleges Fund to underwrite need-based scholarships at
schools, including Westminster College and William Woods University. The
scholarships will be awarded by the member schools on the basis of financial
need to outstanding qualified students in a business related field of study.
gift from The Edward Jones Foundation,” said Mike
Backer, MCF president. “The Edward Jones Foundation recognizes
the importance of education and significant impact that an educated workforce
has on Missouri’s economy.”
degree-granting liberal arts and comprehensive colleges and universities in the
state of Missouri. Their income is
derived primarily from private sources.
University, Missouri Colleges Fund member schools include Avila University and
Rockhurst University, Kansas City; Central Methodist University, Fayette;
Columbia College, Columbia; Culver-Stockton College, Canton; Drury University
and Evangel University, Springfield; Fontbonne University, Maryville University
and Missouri Baptist University, St. Louis;
Hannibal-LaGrange College, Hannibal; Park University, Parkville;
Southwest Baptist University, Bolivar, and William Jewell College, Liberty.
of private enterprise and the member independent colleges and universities in
the Show-Me State. The Fund is a 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt corporation; therefore,
all contributions to the Fund are tax-deductible up to the limits prescribed by
found online at www.mocollegesfund.org.