scholarships

WMUK

The last decade has brought a number of imitators to the Kalamazoo Promise. Michelle Miller-Adams chronicled the spread of those programs in Promise Nation: Transforming Communities Through Place Based Scholarships. 


WMUK

A new report from the Upjohn Institute for Employment Research finds more students are graduating from college because of the Kalamazoo Promise. Economist Tim Bartik says it increases the chances of a student earning a degree by about one-third. 


WMUK

High school seniors with good grades may be eligible for two new scholarships at Western Michigan University. University officials say the new Foundation Scholarship program will give $12,000 a year to students who qualify. That's $50,000 over four years.

Officials say there is some "fiscal concern" about Legacy Scholarship