Middleton Place expands scholarship program for African American students | News

The financial assistance is appreciated, but Juanita Barr’s scholarship came with an acknowledgement of past wrongs, and that’s especially gratifying to her.

Last year, Barr received $2,000 from Middleton Place Foundation to help pay for graduate studies at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where she is pursuing a master’s degree in nutrition sciences.

She was the only one to receive financial support in 2020 because Middleton Place’s scholarship program was brand-new, not yet well funded, and no one but her applied.

But just two years since its launch, the program already has collected more than $100,000 from

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TechForce Partners with WD-40, Advance Auto Parts on Scholarship Program

TechForce Foundation announced it has partnered with WD-40 Brand and Advance Auto Parts on a scholarship program to support a new generation of trade professionals.

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WD-40 Brand will donate $25,000 to the TechForce Foundation, helping to fund 40 scholarships for those pursuing a career in skilled trades who are in need of financial support. Scholarship recipients will also receive additional resources and career development opportunities.

“WD-40 Brand has a long history of championing skilled trades and new generations of trade professionals through products, education, scholarships and other resources,” said Erin Bala, senior director of brand

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High school seniors invited to apply for Smart Choices Scholarship Program

Applications are now open for the 2022 Smart Choices Scholarship Program.

Sponsored in conjunction with the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA), Gesa Credit UnionDairy Farmers of Washington and Les Schwab Tires, it will award three $5,000 scholarships and 12 $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors from WIAA member high schools for excellence in athletics/activities, academics, leadership and community service throughout their high school careers.

Applicants are required to fill out an online application that includes an essay question. Judging is based on the following criteria:

  • Athletic/Activity Excellence (30%)
  • Academic Achievement (30%)
  • Leadership (20%)
  • Citizenship/Community Service (10%)
  • Originality/Creativity of
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Scholarship program fails to attract NSW teachers as staff prepare to strike for first time in a decade | New South Wales

A New South Wales government program aimed at convincing professionals to become maths teachers attracted only six people last year, five of whom dropped out before their scholarships were complete.

As the state’s public school teachers prepare for their first strike in almost a decade on Tuesday, new figures have cast doubt on the success of the government’s attempts to address teacher shortages in NSW without significantly increasing pay.

In 2019, the state government announced the Teach.Maths NOW scholarship to lure current undergraduates and industry professionals with a background in pure or applied mathematics to become teachers.

But the program

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Governor Hochul Announces First Round of Winners for New ‘Vaccinate, Educate, Graduate’ Vaccine Incentive Program for 5- To 11-Year-Olds to win a Full SUNY or CUNY Scholarship

Today, Governor Hochul announced 10 winners of New York’s “Vaccinate, Educate, Graduate” vaccine incentive program. The Governor also personally called several parents to share her congratulations that their child would be able to attend SUNY or CUNY on scholarship.  

“The ‘Vaccinate, Educate, Graduate’ program provides the life-changing opportunity for young New Yorkers to win free tuition to a SUNY or CUNY college or university,” Governor Hochul said. “As we enter the holiday season and the risk of transmission increases, it is absolutely critical that we stay vigilant. The vaccine is the surest way to keep you and your loved

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Purdue University Global to celebrate First-Generation College Student Day with scholarship program

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — To celebrate First-Generation College Student Day on Monday (Nov. 8), Purdue University Global will launch a scholarship program for its first-generation students.

“First-generation students make up almost half of the students at Purdue Global,” Chancellor Frank Dooley said. “We are proud to have them as part of our family and congratulate them for their achievement in pursuing a college education. We will continue to work to identify ways to support them.”

The inaugural recipients of the Purdue Global First-Generation College Student Scholarship will be announced Nov. 8, 2022. Honorees will receive $500 toward their Purdue Global

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For Fifth Year, Next Day Animations Runs Scholarship Program for Young Women of Color

BALTIMORE, Nov. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Next Day Animations, an award-winning explainer video company, is reopening the Illustrating Awesomeness Scholarship for the fifth consecutive year. Illustrating Awesomeness is a scholarship opportunity for young women or gender non-conforming individuals of color who are actively working to change the world. 

Since the program launched in 2016, the scholarship has been awarded to young people pursuing degrees in fields such as education, nursing, art, and engineering. Recipients have attended universities and colleges across the country, including Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Spelman College, and California State University. 

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Scoular CEO creates college scholarship program

OMAHA, NEBRASKA, US — Paul Maass and his family have established a college scholarship program for children and dependents of Scoular’s hourly employees.  Maass is chief executive officer of Scoular.

As part of The Paul and Julie Maass Scholarship program, eligible recipients may receive up to a $5,000 scholarship to assist in funding tuition, books, and certain other expenses incurred at a four-year accredited university or two-year accredited institutions of higher learning.

“Each day, Scoular employees come to work committed to solving problems big and small for our customers and for our company,” Maass said. “My wife, Julie, and I

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