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KHEDF HIRES NATALIE OLMSTED AS THE FIRST EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
The Kansas Hispanic Education & Development Foundation (KHEDF) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the hiring of Natalie Olmsted (Castro) as the first Executive Director of the organization.With a strong background in fundraising and administration, Natalie comes to the KHEDF after serving as the Clinic Director for Wichita State University’s dental residency program. Additionally, she has served in development roles with the Wichita State University Foundation and KMUW- Wichita Public Radio, totaling six years of experience in higher education fundraising

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NEW BOARD MEMBERS
Joining the Board of Trustees are Shane Batchelder, Westar Energy;  Richard Muma, Wichita State University; and Terri Rice, Cox Communications.

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DEFERRED ACTION FOR CHILDHOOD ARRIVALS (DACA)
KHEDF remains steadfast in our support for those directly impacted by this Administration’s recent decision to repeal DACA.
DACA Statement
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
Eligible to apply:

  • High school seniors who are of Hispanic heritage (50% or more) with  2.8 GPA or above and enrolling as a full time student in a post-secondary institution
    in the fall of the upcoming school year.
  • High school seniors who live in Wichita, Andover, Derby, Haysville, Goddard, Maize & Valley Center are eligible to apply.

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SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT REQUIRED FORMS

1) Enrollment Verification Form

Scholarship recipients are required to submit an Enrollment Verification Form each semester to verify enrollment and grades. The form must be typed.

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2) Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Consent Form
Visit your Registrar’s Office and complete a student’s written consent form to release your enrollment, academic progress, and graduation status to KHEDF.
INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
The Kansas Leadership Center is partnering with KHEDF to offer internships to KHEDF scholarship recipients.The internships are part-time unpaid (10-20 hours), and the hours are flexible. Applicants will need to submit a resume and cover letter for consideration.
Interns will be assigned meaningful tasks and projects and will be able to build a valuable experience making them stronger candidates for jobs after graduation.  Each intern will receive a free one year subscription to the Your Leadership Edge online portal and access to additional training at KLC free of charge.
To apply contact Irma Luna at irma.luna@cox.net or 259-2532.
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ESTABLISH A SCHOLARSHIP

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.