Student Board Application Process: Kansas City

To become a Student Board of Director member at the Kansas City Fed, students must be:

  • In the top 30 percent of their class prior to and for the duration of the program.
  • A junior from the Kansas City, Kan., or Kansas City, Mo., school districts.
    *Students from other metro districts may be considered if space allows.

Students are selected based on class standing, involvement in extracurricular activities in and out of school, a self-written essay and a letter of recommendation from a teacher or administrator.

Application Requirements
The application includes:

  • Student Information Form
  • Student Essay
  • Teacher/Administrator Recommendation Letter

Student Essay
Write a brief 200 to 500 word essay answering the following question: If given unlimited time and resources, what community service would you engage in and why?

Teacher/Administrator Recommendation Letter
Submit a signed recommendation letter from a teacher or administrator who is familiar with you and your work. The recommendation letter needs to be on school letterhead and include the school name, address, and phone number, as well as the teacher/administrator’s name and contact information. 

How to Apply
Apply here for 2019-2020 program by April 30, 2019.

Contact Trudie Hall at or 816-881-2554 with any questions.

Learn more about the Student Board of Directors program.