Transitioning from high school to college is a major milestone for both students and their families.
To ease this transition, KC Scholars compiled resources related to college planning, college life, financial aid, and more, specifically designed to help parents as they support their students’ academic goals.
Below, you will find lists of available scholarships from the 17 institutions in the KC Scholars Post-secondary Network, as well as several local scholarship foundations.
135 Financial Literacy Resources For High School And College Students – A practical guide to Financial Tips for College Students
Common Cents Resources – Quarterly articles designed for parents to share personal finance lessons with their children
Practical Money Skills – Free education resources to help students and families develop money management skills; also available en español
Did you know that students who save money in a college savings account – even as little as $1 – are 4 times more likely to complete college?
Preparing Your Child for College – Tools and resources to help parents prepare their children for college
College 101 for Parents – A guide to common questions for parents about their child’s college future
2017 KC Scholars Parents’ Forum (Traditional) – Resources and advice for parents of KC Scholars traditional awardees to help ensure a smooth transition from high school to college
2017 KC Scholars Parents’ Forum (College Savings Account/Match) – Top ten tips and resources for parents of CSM/CSA awardees to help them prepare their students for college