Latest News for: Student fund program


Dozens of California campuses receive funding to launch College Corps

Longview News-Journal 18 Jan 2022
Gavin Newsom, alongside several higher education officials, announced the first round of colleges receiving funding for the #CaliforniansForAll College Corps program on Tuesday, which will offer thousands of students the opportunity to serve in their communities and receive money for college.

One True Light in Duncan receives Boren Mentoring Initiative grant

The Duncan Banner 18 Jan 2022
... Presence, a mentoring program serving students ages 5-19 in Wilson Public Schools ... Six opportunity grants of $1,500 each were awarded to existing mentoring programs to help fund programming, training, materials or other needs that advance excellence in mentoring for K-12 students.

Grand Island Chamber, Wayne State College tackling area workforce needs

The Grand Island Independent 18 Jan 2022
Students in the program will get career scholarship funding for their first three years of study, and for the fourth year, spent in Grand Island, they would also get a stipend that would support housing locally ... She added, “Without the scholarship dollars, our program will be challenged to find that same level of funding.”.

UCLA Prison Education Program brings college courses to incarcerated individuals

Daily Bruin 18 Jan 2022
The UCLA Prison Education Program provides incarcerated women and young people access to postsecondary education by bringing in UCLA faculty and students to learn alongside them ... Both programs hope to get more funding and resources to reach a point where student tuition is covered.

The Greenwood Project Expands High School FinTech Program with Support from Citadel and Citadel Securities

Longview News-Journal 18 Jan 2022
18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greenwood Project today announced a new partnership with Citadel and Citadel Securities to significantly expand its summer program for Chicago high school students.� ... The initiative launched in 2016 with five students in the pilot program and has since served more than 470 Black and Latinx students in Chicago.

Designing a science program for sky-monitoring telescope based on the moon

Phys Dot Org 18 Jan 2022
The scientific program planning is funded by a Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation grant to AstronetX. Additional funding for student participation is provided by the National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experiences for Undergrads (REU) program at LSU ... The students developed ...

University of Delaware raising $6M Launch Fund for student-founded startups

Business Journal 18 Jan 2022
... the Horn Entrepreneurship program to offer bridge funding to startups founded by its students.

Success for All Foundation Honors Briggs Elementary School for "Outstanding Student Success"

Longview News-Journal 18 Jan 2022
18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Success for All Foundation (SFA), a program designed to help schools thrive and achieve high levels of student success, gave the first annual "Dr ... Success for All program, which focuses on supporting schools and teachers to ensure students are successful.

Why doubling the Pell Grant should be back on the table

The Hill 18 Jan 2022
This shortfall leaves many students’ funds well short of the cost of attendance; loans are the logical next step, introducing the concept of “crushing student debt.” The Pell, as researcher Sarah Goldrick-Rab has put it, “effectively serves as a ‘gateway’ to student loans for ...

Washington students' test scores drop significantly

The Lufkin News 18 Jan 2022
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington students took their first state exams since the pandemic began last fall and their scored dropped ... Just 30% of children — public school students enrolled in grades 4 through 11 — met standards in math ... About $12 million will go to community-based organizations to fund academic enrichment programs for students, for example.

Sidney Poitier set the template for Barack Obama's rise

The Philadelphia Tribune 18 Jan 2022
In 2003, when Barack Obama was still an underdog candidate for the U.S ... The moment struck Cauley ... Poitier, who died Jan ... In 1959, the actor helped fund the African American Students Association, which provided the scholarship program that allowed Obama’s father to attend the University of Hawaii, where he met Obama’s white mother, Ann Dunham ... ....

State gives first look at education $$ formula

Crossville Chronicle 17 Jan 2022
School systems could receive additional direct funding if they see a large influx of students, to provide tutoring serves for fourth-grade students, and to fund career and technical education programs ... The report notes almost every subcommittee requested or recommended a universal pre-kindergarten program with sustained funding.

Does Tennessee's education funding blueprint deliver on governor's promises? Maybe, but 'the devil's in the details'

Times Free Press 17 Jan 2022
Funding for school nurses and counselors — where Tennessee trails nationally recommended numbers and the pandemic has exposed huge vulnerabilities — would be part of the formula's foundation, as would educator salaries, technology and the state's intervention program for struggling students.

Canada's pandemic recovery urgently needs a national school meal program

North Shore News 17 Jan 2022
In the continued wake of the pandemic, stable funding for a national school meal program is needed now more than ever ... School food, however, was the only program in the food policy that did not receive funding ... Only one-fifth of elementary and secondary students can currently participate, due to limited funding.

WCC names John N. Bennett Scholarship recipient

Ashe Post & Times 17 Jan 2022
Bennett’s contribution to the profession, as well as the program, by raising funds to be used for the educational and scientific benefit of students, current and preceding, of the hospital-based program ... From the time of its conception in 1956, until June 2013, the program served approximately 319 students.