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Kia Continues “Give It Everything” Spirit with Great Unknowns Scholarships

What is the Great Unknowns Scholarship from Kia? 

Kia Motors America has announced the sophomore class recipients of its Great Unknowns Scholarship. This is the second year Kia is offering this scholarship program, which is aimed at students who embody the Kia brand’s “Give It Everything” spirit. With the exciting news surrounding the scholarship recipients, you may be wondering what exactly the Great Unknowns Scholarship from Kia is. Continue reading for details on what the scholarship is and how students can get involved. 

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Great Unknowns Scholarship Overview 

The Kia brand’s Great Unknowns Scholarship was created to help empower a generation of scholars who have limited resources but limitless potential for success in their academia and after. First-year college students from across the country are eligible to receive this yearly Kia scholarship. Recipients of the scholarship are chosen based on their academic performance and financial need, as well as their “Give It Everything” attitude. Last year Kia chose 16 students to receive the Great Unknowns Scholarship and this year chose another 16 to bring the total number of awarded students to 32. Each selected student receives a yearly $5,000 scholarship.  

2020 Kia Great Unknowns Scholarship Recipients 

To showcase the inspiring students who have been chosen to receive the Kia Great Unknowns Scholarship, Kia has put together the following video with the 16 winners of this year’s scholarship.  

The recipients of this year’s Great Unknowns Scholarship are attending colleges and universities across the country. This year’s recipients are attending the following institutions: 

  • Cal State Northridge  
  • Cleveland Institute of Art 
  • Harvard University
  • Henderson State University
  • Mercer University
  • Michigan State University
  • Montana State University
  • New York University
  • SUNY New Paltz 
  • Tulane University
  • University of Connecticut 
  • University of Florida 
  • University of New Mexico 
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Virginia Tech 
  • Waynesburg University 

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You can learn more about the Kia brand’s Great Unknowns Scholarship and the application process by visiting the Give It Everything page on the Kia website.  

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