Tuesday, 24 November 2020 19:03

Kia Motors Enrolls ‘The Great Unknowns’ Sophomore Class


Kia Motors America on Nov. 23 welcomed the sophomore class of the brand's Great Unknowns Scholarship, comprised of 16 first-year college students from across the U.S.

The recipients were chosen based on financial need, academic performance and the demonstrable ways they make a difference by "giving it everything" within their local school systems and communities. 


This marks the second year of the scholarship, which commenced in 2019 with the unveiling of Kia's "Give It Everything" philosophy in the U.S.


This year's recipients join the 16 students already receiving The Great Unknowns scholarship, bringing the total number of students that receive the $5,000 yearly scholarship to 32.  


"Kia is proud to help young people in need nationwide and excited to award The Great Unknowns scholarships to a new class of bright and talented students," said Russell Wager, director, marketing operations, Kia Motors America. "The 32 students receiving the scholarship certainly gave it everything as they completed their respective academic years in the midst of this global health pandemic.


"With remote learning, abridged or outright cancelled schedules, these students didn't miss a step when it came to their education and making a difference in their communities."


This year's scholarship recipients are enrolled at a variety of colleges and universities, including Harvard University, Tulane University, Montana State University...

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