Second Yr Scholarship Program Helps Faculty College students Who Share Kia’s “Give It All the things” Spirit

  • 32 college students enrolled in U.S. universities and faculties at the moment are receiving scholarship funds from Kia
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IRVINE, Calif., November 23, 2020 — Kia Motors America immediately welcomed the sophomore class of the model’s Nice Unknowns Scholarship, comprised of 16 first-year faculty college students from throughout the U.S. The recipients had been chosen primarily based on monetary want, educational efficiency, and the demonstrable methods they make a distinction by “giving it every part” inside their native faculty programs and communities. This marks the second 12 months of the scholarship, which commenced in 2019 with the revealing of Kia’s “Give It All the things” philosophy within the U.S.

This 12 months’s recipients be a part of the 16 college students already receiving The Nice Unknowns scholarship, bringing the whole variety of college students that obtain the $5,000 yearly scholarship to 32.  

“Kia is proud to assist younger folks in want nationwide and excited to award The Nice Unknowns scholarships to a brand new class of brilliant and proficient college students,” mentioned Russell Wager, director, advertising operations, Kia Motors America. “The 32 college students receiving the scholarship definitely gave it every part as they accomplished their respective educational years within the midst of this world well being pandemic. With distant studying, abridged or outright cancelled schedules, these college students didn’t miss a step when it got here to their training and making a distinction of their communities.”

This 12 months’s scholarship recipients are enrolled at a wide range of faculties and universities, together with: Harvard College, Tulane College, Montana State College, Cleveland Institute of Artwork, Vanderbilt College, College of Florida, Waynesburg College, Cal State Northridge, SUNY New Paltz, Henderson State College, Michigan State College, College of Connecticut, New York College, College of New Mexico, Mercer College and Virginia Tech.

The sophomore class of The Nice Unknowns scholarship recipients have declared majors in a lot of immediately’s best disciplines, together with, public well being, engineering, arts and humanities, laptop science, mechanical engineering, structure and inside design, and pre-med and biochemistry.  A video introducing the scholars and the way they “Give It All the things” will be discovered right here and extra data on The Nice Unknowns Scholarship program and the applying course of will be discovered at

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