Wichita Business Journal: Wichita foundation launches scholarship program for underserved demographics

The Rudd Foundation on Friday announced a $400,000 scholarship program to help Kansans who quality for a federally funded Pell Grant to attend Wichita State University, Emporia State University or Fort Hays State University. Pell Grants are typically awarded to students of low-income families. About 20 scholarships will be awarded in the program’s first year. "It's our hope that we can continue to find those diamonds in the rough," says Peter Najera, President of the Rudd Foundation.