Since 1952, the Missouri Colleges Fund (MCF) has secured resources to help ensure that access to private higher education in Missouri is an affordable option for students from all backgrounds and levels
of financial need. Improving college access and success to “first opportunity students” is one of the MCF’s “signature initiatives.” Its purpose is to encourage and support private colleges and universities in effectively serving first generation, low-income, minority and “at risk“ students.
GIVE STUDENTS A CHANCE TO SUCCEED:
The Missouri Colleges Fund seeks the support of corporations, foundations and individuals in providing support to this targeted population: first generation, low-income, minority, and “at risk” students. The College Access & Success Program is a tangible, effective and meaningful way by which donors help deserving and motivated students achieve their dreams of a high quality college education. The 16 institutions in the MCF consortium, with enrollments exceeding 85,000, are among the leading independent/private colleges and universities in Missouri, providing donors the opportunity to help students with financial need to fulfill their dreams of a liberal arts and sciences education by writing just one check.
SPECIFIC PROGRAMS OFFERED TO THESE STUDENTS ARE:
- College Readiness/Preparedness
- Introductory Skills courses in English, Math, Science and Orientation to Academic Life
- Basic Skills: studying, note taking, test taking
YOUR INVESTMENT IN THE FUTURE:
The College Access & Success Program is a tangible, effective and meaningful way by which donors help deserving and motivated students achieve their dreams of a high quality college education.