Bumpers College Tops $1 Million in Scholarship Funding for First Time

Abby Taylor

Over the last five years, 70 percent of students who apply and complete the application process have been offered at least one scholarship.

The Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences has reached a milestone by offering more than $1 million in scholarships for the first time.

According to Project Director for Scholarships, Development and External Relations Heather Parks, the college and its nine units made $1,035,000 million in scholarship funding available to students for 2021-22.

A total of 576 scholarships were offered to 368 different students. On the college level, the Dean’s

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FG approves N4bn for fuelling of police vehicles — ‘first time in history of the force’

The federal government has approved over N4 billion for the fuelling of police vehicles.

Muhammad Dingyadi, minister of police affairs, disclosed this at the National Institute of Police Studies on Tuesday.

Dingyadi said the amount will cover expenditure on fuel supply to police commands in the 36 states of the federation and the federal capital territory.

He said the amount approved for the fuelling in the 2021 budget was the first in the history of the police, adding that the ministry will sustain the gesture.

“The Ministry is deeply grateful to Mr. President and the National Assembly for approving funds

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Only time will tell what I do next: Babul Supriyo after announcing decision to quit politics | India News

KOLKATA: A day after kicking off a political storm over his announcement to quit politics over Facebook, former Union minister and BJP leader Babul Supriyo on Sunday said he has met top leaders of the saffron party, but was yet to take a call on his next course of action.
The Asansol MP told a TV channel that “only time will tell what I do in the future”.
Taking a dig at TMC spokesman Kunal Ghosh for his assertion that Supriyo was staging a drama and didn’t have the guts to quit as MP, the parliamentarian said, “I
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Bookmark this page for when it’s time to apply for NESA scholarships

Every year, the National Eagle Scout Association bestows scholarships upon Eagle Scouts pursuing higher education. These scholarships are made possible by generous donors and NESA members that help the alumni organization to continue developing young adults beyond their traditional Scouting experience.

To find out more on how to join NESA, click here.

Some scholarships are part of the Glenn A. and Melinda W. Adams Eagle Scout Service Project of the Year awards. You can read about recent regional and national winners here.

Other scholarships Eagle Scouts who meet certain eligibility requirements can apply for include:

Lawrence S. and

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‘Civil War’ filmmaker Ken Burns ridiculed for arguing it’s ‘most fraught’ time in US history

Ken Burns, the filmmaker known for his award-winning Civil War documentary, was mocked for referring to America’s current climate as “the most fraught time” in the history of the Republic.

Citing COVID-19 “misinformation” and battles over election laws, Burns argued the U.S. is in dire straits.

“We’re at this desperate place,” Burns said on “The 11th Hour

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Lahore water level stops declining first time in history

LAHORE: For the first time in the history of Lahore, Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) has managed to stop depletion of underground water aquifer by taking effective measures to stop unnecessary use of groundwater.

Since 1960, underground water was depleting by one metre per year which means underground water was going down by 3.37 foot per year.

In 1960, the minimum level of underground water level was 5.7 metres and maximum was 15.695 metres whereas in 2018 the minimum level was 23.500 metres and the maximum level was 50.150 metres.

In 2019, the minimum level of underground water aquifer improved

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Time to challenge Argentina’s white European self-image, black history experts say | Argentina

Argentina has long taken pride in its European heritage. The mass migration of 7 million Europeans, mostly Spanish and Italian, between 1850 and 1950, created a racial profile many Argentinians feel distinguishes their country from the rest of Latin America even today.

“Mexicans descend from the Aztecs, Peruvians from the Incas – but Argentinians descend from the ships,” goes an old saying that encapsulates Argentina’s perception of itself as a nation of transplanted white Europeans.

But that Eurocentric view is being vehemently disputed as not only outdated but also factually untrue by a generation of young Afro-descendant researchers and

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