Salifu Sesay Perseverance Scholarship

Salifu SesayTo honor Salifu Sesay's memory by assisting students in the Kansas City area who have demonstrated perseverance in overcoming significant challenges and are pursuing higher education.

Click here to donate to the fund.

The Chasing Salifu 5K Race and 1 Mile Fun Walk/Run will be held September 14th, 2019. Click here to learn more.


Students eligible to receive this scholarships shall be current high school seniors or current college students who have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2 (unweighted), and answer the essay question on the application provided by the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation. 

Automatically renews up to 4 years provided that students continue to meet criteria. Transcripts are required. 

Application available here.

Up to $1,000 per year.