Scholarship

Scholarship Pageant crowns ’22 winners

The Miss Southwest Michigan Scholarship Pageant has crowned its 2022 winners for its two pageants affiliated with the Miss America program.  The announcement came from Anna Abdelnour, Executive Director of the pageant, who also serves as President of the Blossomtime Festival.

Shelby Lentz

Earning the title of Miss Southwest 2022 is Shelby Lentz. Shelby is a 24-year-old graduate from Western University with a bachelor’s degree in public relation, also earning a nonprofit certification from University of Texas online.  She lives in Coloma.

Shelby’s talent selection was a vocal performance, singing “Never Enough” from the Greatest Showman in honor of late

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Oprah Winfrey Launches New Scholarship Through Her Foundation

Oprah Winfrey Launches New Scholarship Through Her Foundation | PEOPLE.com

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Nokia makes scholarships pledge to improve representation of underrepresented communities in technology

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Nokia makes scholarships pledge to improve representation of underrepresented communities in technology

  • Nokia collaborates with online learning platform Udacity and Blacks In Technology Foundation.

  • Over 300 scholarships on offer for Nanodegree programs, which are fully online and can be completed alongside further studies or full-time work.

  • The programs cover a broad range of core tech competencies, from cloud computing and programming to artificial intelligence and data science, available from elementary to advanced levels.

24 August 2021

Espoo, Finland – Nokia has today announced the launch of a scholarship program aimed at providing greater opportunities for underrepresented communities in

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Colleges offer large scholarships to students from certain states

Cornell College has a variety of admissions challenges. It’s a liberal arts college in Mount Vernon, Iowa, a very small city that most people haven’t heard of (it’s east of Cedar Rapids). It’s not Cornell University, the better known Cornell. It is one of a small number of colleges that use the “block plan,” in which students take one course at a time, for three and a half weeks.

Despite those realities, students enroll every year, but some are held back by another fact: tuition. The total cost of attendance (including everything — tuition, room and board, personal expenses, travel)

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Whitmer announces the $2 million winner, plus scholarship winners of MI vaccine lottery

Today, the final eight winners of the 30 prizes of $50,000, the nine four-year college scholarship winners who received vaccines and the $2 million grand prize winner of the MI Shot To Win Sweepstakes were announced.

“Thanks to the efforts of so many, and every Michigander who got their shot, the MI Shot To Win Sweepstakes has been a success,” said Whitmer in a video posted to Facebook announcing the final sweepstakes winners. “Every public health expert will tell you the middle of the summer always shows lower vaccination rates than any other time of year. In June, for example, … Read More

Former walk-on LB Nick Channel now on scholarship, impressing new KU football staff

As Nick Channel’s third year in the University of Kansas football program began winding down this past spring, the walk-on linebacker from Wichita wanted to find out whether a scholarship opportunity might be in his future.

But with the Jayhawks’ head coaching position up in the air at the time, Channel didn’t know what would come of his situation.

Once Lance Leipold took over the program, it didn’t take the new coach long to determine Channel deserved a scholarship.

One of Leipold’s first orders of business in early May, after KU hired the former Buffalo head coach, was to meet

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herald-dispatch.comCollegiate Recovery Community accepting scholarship …Students applying for the scholarships must be actively pursuing recovery, enrolled as a part-time or full-time Marshall University student, and …17 hours ago

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Ohio Autism Scholarship funding upped to help families pay for school

Mikey Heine wasn’t going to be able to keep attending Bridgeway Academy, a school that has helped him grow and develop his own sense of self.

“We were looking at withdrawing Mikey from school because I didn’t make enough (money),” his mom Melissa Peppercorn said. 

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Mikey, 8, was diagnosed with autism at the age of 2, and the following year he started attending Bridgeway, a nonprofit school on the East Side that serves students with the disorder and other special needs. In addition to schooling, Bridgeway offers life skills training and

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Quartz Hill High grad is awarded NASA scholarship | News

EDWARDS — The NASA Armstrong Employee Exchange Council awarded the 2021 Thomas W. Finch Memorial Scholarship to Divonte Williams, a 2021 graduate of Quartz Hill High School who will attend California State University, Northridge, this fall.

“I plan to gain hands-on knowledge and experience throughout my college career by taking advantage of all training, opportunities and other programs that become available,” Williams wrote in his essay. He stated that he would love to land a job with an amazing employer like NASA, which would give him the opportunity to participate with geoscience research teams.

“I want to study theories and

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Lake City financier and philanthropist Darla Moore establishes scholarship at FMU

FLORENCE, S.C. (WBTW) — Lake City billionaire philanthropist and financier, Darla Moore has worked with Francis Marion University to create the Darla Moore Scholarship.

The scholarship will be funded by a $5 million gift — $1 million a year for the next five years — from the Darla Moore Foundation. Scholarships will cover tuition, room and board or school fees depending on the individual recipient’s needs each semester.

The first group of Darla Moore Scholars will enroll at FMU starting in fall 2022.

“FMU is delighted to receive this substantial gift from the Darla Moore Foundation. FMU President Dr. Fred

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