scholarship donations from several organizations through the Missouri Colleges
Trust, The H & R Block Bank and Foundation, and the UPS
Foundation for these gifts,” says Dr. George B. Forsythe, President of
Westminster. “Only through public/private partnerships can we make the
kind of strong investment in higher education that our students deserve.”
the 16 MCF member schools. Each of the 16 MCF member schools will be able
to award a $950 scholarship based on financial need to outstanding qualified
$16,000 in need-based scholarships to the MCF member schools. Each of the
member schools will be able to award a $1,000 scholarship to students studying
to receive degrees in math and science.
The H & R Block Bank and Foundation has committed $10,000 in scholarships
to underwrite need-based scholarships at the 16 MCF member schools.
Scholarships will be awarded to students studying toward attaining degrees in
science and math.
scholarships to underwrite a $2,400 need-based scholarship at each of the 16
MCF member schools. The scholarships are made possible by a grant
from the UPS Educational Endowment Fund administered by the Council of
Independent Colleges (CIC) in Washington, D.C.
opportunities,” says Ken Sternad, President of the UPS Foundation. “UPS
takes great pride in its partnership with CIC and in our support of thousands
of students over the years who have been able to pursue an education from our
nation’s private colleges.”
contributions recognize the importance of education and the significant impact
that an educated workforce has on Missouri’s economy.”
Enterprise Holdings Foundation and the Emerson Charitable Trust,” says Mike
Backer, MCF President. “Through these grants, they recognize the importance of
education and the significant impact that an educated workforce has on
member independent colleges and universities in the Show-Me-State. The MCF is a
501 © (3) tax-exempt corporation; therefore, all contributions to the MCF are
tax-deductible up to the limits prescribed by law.
arts and comprehensive colleges and universities in the state of
Missouri. Their income is derived primarily from private sources.
schools include: Avila University, Kansas City; Central Methodist
University, Fayette; Columbia College, Columbia; Culver Stockton College,
Canton; Drury University, Springfield; Evangel University, Springfield;
Fontbonne University, St. Louis; Hannibal-LaGrange University, Hannibal;
Maryville University, St. Louis; Missouri Baptist University, St. Louis; Park
University, Parkville; Rockhurst University, Kansas City; Southwest Baptist
University, Bolivar; and William Jewell College, Liberty.
at www.mocollegesfund.org or by
contacting MCF President Mike Backer at 573-893-3818.