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Make Your Education Your Own

The Bloch Launchpad provides valuable scholarship opportunities and the tools you need to launch your career.

As a Bloch Launchpad Scholar, you can build your skills and personalize your education while taking full advantage of our location, right in the heart of a growing and dynamic business region. We are Kansas City’s Business School and our program is supported by community partners who are committed to helping you bring it all together.

Build Your Skills and Networks

Bloch Launchpad is designed to help you meet your goals and get a head start into the workplace. Here a just a few ways Bloch Launchpad will connect what you’re learning in the classroom with professional development opportunities:

  • Bloch Internship Experience
  • Development workshops and career fairs
  • Student organizations and leadership activities
  • Mentorship programs and business seminars

With your degree in hand, you’ll be ready to enter the job market and propel your professional life.

Freshman Scholarships

As a Bloch Launchpad Scholar, first-time college students are eligible to receive one of the following scholarships, based on highest composite ACT score, high school core GPA, and a personal statement.

Henry W. Bloch Capstone Scholars | $4000 a year in scholarship funding
(Includes a $2000 Provost’s Award and a $2000 Launchpad Scholarship)

  • An ACT score of 22 or above
  • High school core GPA of 3.0
  • Strong personal statement
  • Renewable each year with a 3.0 GPA, appropriate participation in Launchpad programming and progress toward completing your degree from the Bloch School of Management

Henry W. Bloch Legacy Scholars | $6000 a year in scholarship funding
(Includes a $3500 Chancellor’s Award and a $2500 Launchpad Scholarship)

  • An ACT score of 25 or above
  • High school core GPA of 3.50
  • Strong personal statement
  • Renewable each year with a 3.0 GPA, appropriate participation in Launchpad programming and progress toward completing your degree from the Bloch School of Management

Henry W. Bloch Impact Scholars | $10,000 a year in scholarship funding
(Includes a $5000 Curator’s/Academic Excellence Award and $5000 Bloch Launchpad Scholarship)

  • An ACT score of 28 or above
  • High school core GPA of 3.75
  • Strong personal statement
  • Renewable each year with a 3.25 GPA, appropriate participation in Launchpad programming and progress toward completing your degree from the Bloch School of Management

Transfer Scholarships

As a Bloch Launchpad Scholar, transfer students are eligible to receive one of the following scholarships, based on transfer credit GPA in a minimum of 40 transferrable credit hours and a personal statement.

Henry W. Bloch Leadership Scholars | $3500 a year in scholarship funding
(Includes a $2000 Chancellor’s Transfer Award and a $1500 Launchpad Scholarship)

  • 3.25 general transfer credit GPA or above
  • Strong personal statement
  • Renewable each year with a 3.0 GPA, appropriate participation in Launchpad programming and progress toward completing your degree from the Bloch School of Management

Henry W. Bloch Influence Scholars | $4500 a year in scholarship funding
(Includes a $2000 Chancellor’s Transfer Award and a $2500 Launchpad Scholarship)

  • 3.5 transfer credit GPA or above
  • Strong personal statement
  • Renewable each yer with 3.0 GPA, appropriate participation in Launchpad programming and progress toward completing your degree from the Bloch School of Management

Henry W. Bloch Achievement Scholars | $6000 in scholarship funding
(Includes a $2000 Chancellor’s Transfer Award and a $4000 Launchpad Scholarship)

  • 3.75 transfer credit GPA or above
  • Strong personal statement on the general application
  • Renewable each year with a 3.25 GPA, appropriate participation in Launchpad programming and progress toward completing your degree from the Bloch School of Management
 

Admissions Components

Admission to the program is competitive. Applications must be received by January 15th, 2019 to be guaranteed consideration for admission to the Bloch Launchpad for the fall 2019 term. Applications submitted after the priority deadline are subject to review at the admission committee’s discretion.

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