scholarship http://kbia.org en MU receives gift for veterans' scholarships http://kbia.org/post/mu-receives-gift-veterans-scholarships <p>The University of Missouri plans to use a $1 million gift to fund academic scholarships for military veterans.</p><p>The university announced Wednesday that it received the estate commitment from donors who wanted to remain anonymous. The donors did not attend the university but want the gift to honor Col. Dwight Schannep, a native of Versailles who fought in World War II for almost the entire conflict. Schannep died in a military plane crash shortly after the war.</p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 22:07:56 +0000 Associated Press 43733 at http://kbia.org MU receives gift for veterans' scholarships Northwest Missouri State receives $1.25M donation http://kbia.org/post/northwest-missouri-state-receives-125m-donation <p>Northwest Missouri State University has received a $1.25 million gift from an anonymous donor.</p><p>The St. Joseph News-Press reports (<a href="http://bit.ly/19K3xKq">http://bit.ly/19K3xKq</a> ) university president John Jasinski announced the gift Wednesday. He says the money is for academic enhancements at the Maryville school and came from an anonymous donor who died recently.</p><p>A portion of the gift will also increase another endowment for scholarships for students during the 2014-15 academic year.</p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 13:33:11 +0000 Associated Press 39249 at http://kbia.org Northwest Missouri State receives $1.25M donation Stephens College selling properties to Hagan Scholarship Foundation http://kbia.org/post/stephens-college-selling-properties-hagan-scholarship-foundation <p>Stephens College announced Monday that it will sell properties to the Hagan Scholarship Foundation. Missouri businessman Dan Hagan started the foundation in 2009 to help students from rural counties.</p><p> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 21:47:30 +0000 Daina Schnese 25702 at http://kbia.org Stephens College selling properties to Hagan Scholarship Foundation