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Joshua Villa, Wichita State student on the campus

Your Gift Is An Investment In The Future

Klepper Community Leader Scholarship helped Joshua Villa pursue his educational dreams

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Partnering with Wichita State equips your company or foundation with the brightest minds to address the challenges facing our world and offers corporate recognition for generations of students to come.

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A college degree opens doors and changes lives. By establishing a scholarship, you can give the gift of education to a student.

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Enrich Wichita State and our community by directing your support to athletics, public radio station KMUW or any other hallmark of Shocker Excellence.

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