Celebrating a Decade of Success
The Scholars & Recognition Dinner is one of KHEDF’s major fundraising event. The event brings together KHEDF Scholars, parents, and supporters for an evening of of celebration. Proceeds will support KHEDF’s mission of serving Hispanic students with scholarships and opportunities for education and leadership development.The event will be held on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Wichita State University, Rhatigan Student Center in the Beggs Ballroom.Table sponsor costs $800 and the table seats eight—Six guest seats and two seats reserved for a student and a parent. An individual seat costs $100. Student cost is $30. RESERVATIONS
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FIDEL VARGAS, HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Keynote Speaker Fidel A. Vargas is President & CEO of the Hispanic Scholarship Fund, the nation’s leading provider of scholarships and services designed to give Latino students full access to the opportunities a college education can provide
He has served on numerous public and private boards and on the Commission on Presidential Scholars under Presidents Bush and Obama. He is currently on the boards of the California Community Foundation, the Latino Donor Collaborative, and The Los Angeles Theater Center. Time Magazine named him one of the Top 50 Young Leaders in the United States.
Mr. Vargas holds an A.B. from Harvard University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
KHEDF OUTSTANDING ALUMNI AWARDCongratulations to the following 2017 KHEDF Alumni who will be recognized at the Scholars and Recognition Dinner. Alumni will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship for the fall 2017 ($500) and spring 2018 ($500). Jihad Al-Khatib-Graduate student at Kansas University Medical School
Ruben Lerma-Senior at Newman University
Nicole Ramirez-Senior at Wichita State University
Vanessa Gonzalez-Junior at The University of Kansas 2017 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
KHEDF is excited to announce the recipients of its annual scholarships. KHEDF will award $134,488 in scholarships to 45 of our best and brightest Hispanic high school seniors from the Wichita metro area. The recipients will receive scholarships ranging from $1,000 up to $10,000. KHEDF is grateful for the support of its Circle of Donors to provide these Hispanic students the means to achieve their educational dreams and aspirations. By partnering with our Circle of Donors, KHEDF is providing these talented and deserving students the opportunity to pursue a postsecondary education and achieve their higher education goals. >> 2017 HS Scholarship Recipients
ENROLLMENT VERIFICATION FORM
Scholarship recipients are required to submit an Enrollment Verification Form each semester to verify enrollment and grades.
Establishing a Kansas Hispanic Education & Development Foundation scholarship can be a way to recognize your organization, honor a mentor or a loved one. You can create a new scholarship or contribute to an existing fund.
Whether you fund it yourself or gather friends, family, co-workers or your employees together, a scholarship will allow you to make a meaningful difference in the life of a Hispanic high school senior.