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The KPWE Scholarship program, endowed in 1998 by Karen and Jim Possehl, and further supported by hundreds of community members, provides financial assistance and mentor support for nontraditional UCCS students who are starting or returning to college after having overcome significant personal adversity. In addition to providing tuition assistance, KPWE matches scholars with community mentors who offer encouragement and professional contacts. The program provides career-focused workshops giving students the chance to learn more outside the classroom. Thanks to community support, the program supports 26 students a year. Thank you for Empowering Success!