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New York to raffle off 50 full-ride college scholarships to vaccinated 12 to 17-year-olds

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the “Get a Shot to Make Your Future” program on Wednesday and said the state would give 10 scholarships a week for the next five weeks, according to a news release from the governor’s office.

This comes as a number of states are offering prizes and other incentives to encourage residents to get vaccinated.

Ohio’s Vax-a-Million campaign is giving away five $1 million prizes to adult residents who’ve gotten at least one dose of the vaccine. Younger residents could win one of five college scholarships. The first winners were announced after a drawing on Wednesday.
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Teen reacts to winning 4-year college scholarship in Ohio’s vaccine lottery

Joseph Costello, 14, won a full-ride, four-year scholarship.

Joseph Costello, a high school freshman, will have his college education paid for thanks to getting a COVID-19 vaccine.

Joseph, of Englewood, Ohio, was announced Wednesday as the winner of a full-ride, four-year scholarship – with room, board tuition and books – in Ohio’s Vax-a-Million lottery.

“It feels very good,” Joseph, 14, said Thursday on “Good Morning America,” adding that he hopes to attend either Miami University or Ohio State

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KUTVUtah juniors celebrate change after fearing they'd lose out on state scholarshipSome Utah students are celebrating a victory after worrying they would not get thousands of dollars for college. The state reversed course and …2 days ago

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Antioch HS senior receives $50,000 scholarship; first in family to attend college

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — An Antioch High School senior will now be the first person in her family to attend college thanks to a $50,000 scholarship through Girls Inc. at YWCA and the Chaput-Avery Family Foundation.

As the daughter of Mexican immigrants, Jennifer Leonides Guadarrama always had to translate for her parents.

She says it became harder during hospital visits because she didn’t know medical terminology in Spanish and it’s what sparked her interest in becoming a nurse.

Now she gets to live out that dream.

“I know it’s not good to put all your eggs in one basket but

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WOAIScholarship student giving college savings away to help others reach education goalsST. CHARLES, MO. – An inspiring story out of Missouri, where an ambitious high school senior not only was given a college scholarship, but …2 days ago

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education goalsST. CHARLES, MO. – An inspiring story out of Missouri, where an ambitious
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University of Hawaii gives away scholarships, free classes at virtual college application webinar

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — The University of Hawaii is having an virtual college application webinar on May 19 and May 26 at 6 p.m.

Anyone who registers to attend may win a $500 scholarship.

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The school will give away two scholarships each night.

To register log onto the Next Steps to Your Future website at nextsteps.hawaii.edu.

That website also has other support services, such as

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Missouri high school senior donates college savings after landing prestigious scholarship

Nelson, a senior at St. Charles West High School, was one of only five students selected for the prestigious President’s Scholarship at the university. A total of 288 people applied, according to the City of St Charles School District.
This scholarship, valued at $43,000, will cover tuition and boarding for four years as long as Nelson meets the annual renewal criteria, according to the university. And now that it’s paid for, the 18-year-old decided to donate the $1,000 he saved for college to another student in need.
“I feel like it’s important to be involved in your community and
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Good Morning America surprises Philadelphia high school senior heading to Drexel University with $50K college scholarship

FOLCROFT, Pennsylvania (WPVI) — The team at “Good Morning America” surprised high school senior Lyric Wise at her home Thursday with the presentation of a $50,000 college scholarship.

The surprise started with an interview on her computer from her bedroom in Folcroft, Delaware County with GMA’s Robin Roberts.

Lyric thought she was on national TV for being a finalist for a $10,000 scholarship, but she was in for a bigger surprise.

Lyric’s mom quickly guided her downstairs and outside during the live interview.

GMA’s Janai Norman, a camera crew, along with Drexel University’s mascot and cheerleaders were waiting in the

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‘Fox & Friends’ Argues Against Free College: ‘There’s Something Called A Scholarship’

“Fox & Friends” co-host Ainsley Earhardt has some no-cost advice for supporters of free college for all: Go get a scholarship.

Earhardt on Wednesday mocked the White House’s new spending and tax plan as she discussed it with co-hosts Brian Kilmeade and Steve Doocy ahead of President Joe Biden’s first speech to a joint session of Congress. Biden’s American Families Plan aims to spend $1.8 trillion over the next decade to reverse income inequality, including free prekindergarten and free community college.

“Think about free college,” Earhardt said. “If your family doesn’t make a lot of money, there’s something called

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