Tag Archives: scholarships

Image: www.uc.edu

University of Cincinnati President Gives Away $200,000 Bonus to Students and Charity

President also implements a tuition freeze for the 2015-2016 school year

University of Cincinnati President Santa Ono gives away his bonus for third year in a…

By Courtney Connley

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
(Image: Twitter)

Teen Mom, Trameka Pope, Beats the Odds

Not only is she the head of her class, she's been awarded more than $600,000 in scholarships

Teen mom Trameka Pope is valedictorian of her senior class and was awarded more than…

By Brittany Dandy

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , ,
(Image: File)

Kevin Hart Awards Scholarships to Four Philly High School Seniors

Comedian teams up with UNCF to give scholarships to four Philadelphia scholars

Kevin Hart teams up with UNCF to award four Philadelphia high school seniors with $50,000…

By Courtney Connley

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,
Image: File

Lionsgate’s Codeblack Films Creates New USC Scholarship Program

Scholarship will provide greater opportunities to black film students

Codeblack Films partners with the University of Southern California to create a scholarship and screenwriting…

By Courtney Connley

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
(Image: File)

Tiger Woods Creates Golf Management Scholarship at UMES

Woods donates $10,000 to support the HBCUs golf program

Tiger Woods gives $10,000 to the University of Maryland Eastern Shore to support its golf…

By Courtney Connley

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,
(Image: Thinkstock)

Scholarship Alert: CUNY Offering Up to $30,000 for Diversity in Labor

School of Professional Studies is accepting applications

City University of New York School of Professional Studies is accepting applications for its Joseph…

By Robin White Goode

Posted: Tags: , , , , , ,
Image: File

Disney Makes $1 Million Commitment to UNCF

Disney and UNCF collaborative program will provide scholars with advanced educational and career resources

Disney shows its commitment to helping future leaders with a $1 million donation to UNCF

By Courtney Connley

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,
(Image: Sidney & Company Photography)

Yasmine Arrington Awards ScholarCHIPS to Youth of Incarcerated Parents

This college scholar inspires us to keep going

We first saw Yasmine Arrington at the BET Black Girls Rock taping in 2012. As…

By Essence Gant

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,
Image: Indiegogo.com

Blogger and Principal Raise Over $1 Million to Send Students on Harvard Field Trip

Humans of New York blogger helps to change the lives of Brooklyn middle school students

Humans of New York blogger and Brooklyn principal raise over $1 million to send students…

By Courtney Connley

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
Image: File

6 Tips to Help High School Students Prepare for College in the New Year

Helpful tips for college-bound high school students

A list of tips to help high school juniors and seniors prepare for college

By Courtney Connley

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
student loan debt

10 College Scholarships for Minority Students

Top college funding opportunities and resources

Check out this roundup of some of the top scholarship opportunities designed to benefit minority…

By Courtney Connley

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
Image: NBCNews screenshot

Teen Basketball Star Commits to Division 1 University

Young athlete makes verbal acceptance of offer to attend University of Texas

Eighth-grade middle school basketball star, Deja Kelly, makes verbal commitment to the University of Texas…

By Courtney Connley

Posted: Tags: , , ,
Image: Instagram

Young Jeezy Donates $1 Million to the Jay Morrison Academy

Rapper's scholarship donation will help students succeed in the real estate market

Atlanta rapper Young Jeezy has donated $1 million to the Jay Morrison Academy to help…

By Courtney Connley

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,

Blackboard Accepts the #PayMyTuitionChallenge with New Scholarship Program

Students to be awarded up to $15,000 in tuition money

With the hashtag #paymytuitionchallenge trending on Twitter, Blackboard has responded with a new scholarship program…

By Courtney Connley

Posted: Tags: , , ,
Image: video screenshot

Will.i.Am Scholarship Recipients Share Success Stories on OWN

Five years later, young men have seen tremendous triumphs

After being awarded a scholarship by will.i.am in 2009, Oprah follows up with four young…

By Courtney Connley

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , ,
Image: gatech.edu

Georgia Tech to Offer Full Scholarships to Top Atlanta Students

Public school valedictorian and salutatorian students guaranteed full scholarships

Georgia Tech President Bud Peterson announced that the university will offer full scholarships to Atlanta…

By Courtney Connley

Posted: Tags: , , ,

Women of Power: Spelman College President Beverly Tatum Talks Fundraising, Fitness and Retirement

Barbara Graves Award honoree stresses need for education on health and wellness

Spelman’s President Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum talks hitting her historic fundraising goal, changes at Spelman…

By Courtney Connley

Posted: Tags: , , , , , ,
Troy Davis nephew De'Juan Davis-Correia (Image: Youtube screenshot)

Troy Davis’ Nephew Raises Money to Continue His Education at Morehouse

Young scholar launches Indiegogo campaign to help raise money

Troy Davis nephew, De’Juan Davis-Correia, starts Indiegogo campaign to help raise money for him to…

By Courtney Connley

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,
Dr. Michael Lomax UNCF

UNCF President Responds to Koch Donation Critics and Talks Young Entrepreneurship

Dr. Lomax elaborates on the impact the Koch Brother's donation will have on HBCU students

UNCF President Dr. Lomax responds to Koch donation critics and talks the importance of creating…

By Courtney Connley

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,
Dr. Michael Lomax UNCF

Koch Brothers Grant $25 Million to United Negro College Fund

Conservative powerhouse lends large donation to UNCF

UNCF announced Friday that Koch Industries Inc. and the Charles Koch Foundation had donated $25…

By Courtney Connley

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
(Image: File)

How to Get a $10,000 Scholarship from Google

The tech giant offers scholarships to college-bound students studying computer science

Google offering Generation Google scholarships to support college-bound students in their study of computer science.

By Elayne Fluker

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,
FinancialAid

How to Negotiate a Better Financial Aid Package

Use these tips to get the best deal on college financing

In addition to buying a home, funding a college education is probably one of the…

By Tamara E. Holmes

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,
(Image: ThinkStock)

Decoding the Business of College Sports: Academics Over Athletics

Being a student athlete is about more than physical excellence but academic achievement as well

Student athletes are often seen as those who receive favoritism in the classroom, but professional…

By Kahliah A. Laney

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Economista: 5 Strategies for Getting College Scholarships

Don't apply for scholarships without following these steps

It pays to be strategic with how you look for college financing. Check out these…

By Renita Burns

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,

Green Insider: Preparing Generation Next for Energy Jobs

Eco-friendly resources for businesses and individuals

How do we adequately prepare our youth for the challenge of leading our nation towards…

By Andre Williams

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Economista: Micro-loans for College Students?

How social loans are becoming a viable source for student borrowers

Companies have been springing up offering a micro lending model to student loans which aims…

By Renita Burns

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Millions Available to Pay for School

College scholarships for single mothers´┐Żand fathers, too

Women Who Rule the World, a one-day networking and dinner event sponsored by eLearners.com, a…

By Dale Coachman

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , ,