Thursday, April 4, 2013

SBU students to benefit from Burlington Northern Santa Fe Foundation grant

Southwest Baptist University News Release
Contact: Charlotte Marsch, Director of Marketing and Communications

SBU students to benefit from Burlington Northern Santa Fe Foundation grant

BOLIVAR, Mo. – Southwest Baptist University will benefit from a $10,000 grant from Burlington Northern Santa Fe Foundation to the Missouri Colleges Fund to underwrite need-based scholarships at each of the 16 MCF member schools.

Missouri Colleges Fund member schools include Southwest Baptist University, BolivarAvila University, Kansas City; Central Methodist University, Fayette; Columbia College, Columbia; Culver-Stockton College, Canton; Drury University, Springfield; Evangel University, Springfield; Fontbonne University, St. Louis; Hannibal – LaGrange University, Hannibal; Maryville University, St. Louis; Missouri Baptist University, St. Louis; Park University, Parkville; Rockhurst University, Kansas City; Westminster College, Fulton; William Jewell College, Liberty; and William Woods University, Fulton.

The MCF was incorporated in 1952 as a partnership of private enterprise and the member independent colleges and universities in the Show-Me State. The Fund is a 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt corporation; therefore, all contributions to the Fund are tax-deductible up to the limits prescribed by the law.

More information about MCF can be found online at

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