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Education

3 SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS THAT ALL SINGLE MOMS AND LOW-INCOME WOMEN SHOULD KNOW ABOUT

Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — Women are leaders in business and technology, and their careers usually start with college education. Because of this, more and more programs are being created to help single moms and low income women attend and graduate from college.

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Here are three excellent programs that every woman should know about:

#1 – Jeanette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund For Low Income Women: awards scholarships every year to low-income women who are 35 years of age or older. Named after Jeannette Rankin, the first woman elected to Congress, the fund has awarded over $1.8 million in scholarships to over 700 women since 1978. The deadline is in March 2018. Apply now at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2012/05/jeanette-rankin-womens-scholarship-fund.html

#2 – Women Techmakers Scholars Program: (formerly the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship) open to female undergraduate seniors or female students enrolled in a graduate program and studying Computer Science or Computer Engineering. Students must attend college full-time and have a grade point average of 3.5 or above. Award recipients will receive a scholarship and an opportunity to attend the Google Scholars’ Retreat in Mountain View, California. The deadline is December 2017. Apply now at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2017/06/women-techmakers-scholars-program-by.html

#3 – Distinguished Young Women Scholarships: open to young women across the nation. The scholarships can be either cash scholarships or college-granted scholarships. Awards range from a one-year scholarship up to four year, renewable programs, and funds may be used for tuition, room and board, books, or other educational expenses. The deadline varies. Apply now at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2017/09/distinguished-young-women-scholarships.html

29Sep
Education

MORE THAN 300 SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR BLACK, MINORITY, AND WOMEN STUDENTS

Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — There are thousands of scholarship programs available to students of all different backgrounds, ethnicities, ages, and genders. However, there are at least 300 national...

27Sep
EducationIndie Soul

MICHAEL JACKSON/ UNITED NEGRO COLLEGE FUND SCHOLARSHIP NOW OPEN FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDENTS

— The deadline is October 21, 2017 and the award amount is up to $5,000 per student. — Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — The Michael Jackson scholarship provides financial assistance to...

27Sep
BooksEducation

AUTHOR/ SPEAKER MACK HINES RELEASES NEW BOOK ON WHITE TEACHERS AND BLACK STUDENTS

Prosper, TX (BlackNews.com) — Noted African American scholar and intellectual Mack T. Hines III has written a book that focuses on facilitating white teachers’ success with African American...

20Sep
Education

BLACK WOMAN PROVES SUCCESSFUL WITH STRUCTURED WRITING MODEL FOR LOW-PERFORMING STUDENTS & ADULT LEARNER DROP-OUTS

Arlington, TX (BlackNews.com) — Another teacher exits the classroom. But, it’s not because of the stresses, classroom behaviors and loads of paperwork. Teachers have 50 minutes to teach your...

20Sep
Education

STUDENTS WANT SLAVER’S NAME REMOVED FROM SCHOOL

Washington, DC (BlackNews.com) — Local DC Public School Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) is calling for the removal of Slaver’s name from Benjamin G. Orr Elementary School. The former Chief of...

25Aug
EducationHBCU News

(BPRW) AAC&U Selects Spelman College as an Inaugural Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Campus Center

(Black PR Wire) ATLANTA – The Association of American Colleges and Universities has selected Spelman College as one of 10 institutions that will serve as inaugural sites for the first Truth, Racial...

23May
EducationNews

Young Genius Brothers, 11 and 14 Years Old, Graduate from High School and College

wo genius brothers from Texas, Carson and Cannan Huey-You, have simultaneously graduated from high school and college. Carson, who is just 14 years old, just graduated from Texas Christian University with...

11May
BooksEducation

“Scholarship Mom” Shares Money-Saving Secrets In Her Book — How To Send Your Kids To College For Free

           “The Parent’s Smart Guide to Sending Your Kids to College Without Going Broke” Washington, DC — It’s that time of year when millions of college-bound students and their parents...

09May
Education

NYU APPOINTS LISA M. COLEMAN AS CHIEF DIVERSITY OFFICER

New York, NY (BlackNews.com) — New York University President Andrew Hamilton today named Lisa Coleman to be Senior Vice President for Global Inclusion, Diversity, and Strategic Innovation and...

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