Stephanie and Janiyah Davis are applauded as they sit in the First Lady's box as President Donald J. Trump delivers the State of the Union address from the House chamber of the United States Capitol in Washington.
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Mike Dougherty
February 05, 2020 - 7:16 am
President Donald Trump invited several guests to Tuesday night's State of the Union address. During a portion of his speech about school choice, he singled out a Philadelphia mother and her daughter sitting in the congressional gallery, surprising the little girl with a scholarship. Read more here.
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Families find out they win a scholarship at Lincoln Financial Field.
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Antionette Lee
December 05, 2019 - 9:22 pm
Several families showed up to Lincoln Financial Field on Thursday for what they thought was only an interview for a tuition scholarship followed by a holiday party, but they were in for a big surprise. Read more here.
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Kiran Khurana's squash teammates
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Jim Melwert
November 28, 2019 - 4:30 am
The Kiran Cup is a squash tournament in honor of Harriton High grad Kiran Khurana, who died in a plane crash in August with her parents. Read more here.
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Great Philly Cook Off
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Hadas Kuznits
October 04, 2019 - 6:15 am
During the second annual Great Philly Cook Off, School District of Philadelphia students are paired with some of Philadelphia's best chefs. Together, they participate in a "Chopped"-inspired cooking competition. Listen to the full story on the What's Cooking podcast.
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Gavel in a courtroom.
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Cherri Gregg
September 24, 2019 - 12:41 pm
Cheyney University — the nation's oldest historically black institution of higher learning — is gearing up for a fight this November to keep its accreditation. And now it's also fighting a federal lawsuit, with a disgruntled employee alleging misue of scholarship funds.
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Mike DeNardo
July 23, 2019 - 5:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A New York artist is giving her Philadelphia alma mater $5 million. The gift from artist and philanthropist Jane Walentas and her husband, developer David Walentas, is the largest single donation in the history of Moore College of Art & Design. "This scholarship...
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Community College of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
July 02, 2019 - 4:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A donation from a radio giant is the largest scholarship gift ever to Community College of Philadelphia. The $1 million gift from the Joseph and Marie Field Foundation will be used over five years to fund CCP scholarships for students who delayed their college careers...
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Steve Harvey
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July 01, 2019 - 12:08 pm
KENT, Ohio (AP) — Talk show host, comedian and game show host Steve Harvey has committed to covering the college costs for eight incoming freshmen at his alma mater in Ohio. Kent State University said in a release that The Steve & Marjorie Harvey Foundation has worked with Kent State University...
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Marcus Forst
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Kim Glovas
March 05, 2019 - 8:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For the first time ever, a senior physics major at Temple University has been named as one of the prestigious Knight-Hennessy Scholars . The scholarship for 23-year-old Marcus Forst grants him a full ride for his graduate education at Stanford University. The...
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Temple University campus.
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Antionette Lee
February 24, 2019 - 10:36 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Temple University has launched a new scholarship, the Broad Street Finish Line Scholarship, to help more first-generation college students succeed. "We are just trying to do more for them in helping them cross that finish line to graduation," said vice provost for...
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