Scholarships

A laptop and a stack of books.
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David Madden
June 27, 2020 - 4:00 am
Incoming first-year students at one South Jersey university are being given more than an online option for their first year in college. Read more here.
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Dave Uram
May 14, 2020 - 11:53 am
The coronavirus pandemic wiped out most, if not all, of everyone’s spring seasons. In March, the NCAA granted an extra year of eligibility for spring athletes, but whether returning seniors scholarships is up to their respective universities and colleges. Some Division I schools in the Philly...
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The national office of the NCAA in Indianapolis
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Dave Uram
March 31, 2020 - 8:34 am
The NCAA is allowing Division I athletes who lost their spring seasons to gain an extra year of eligibility. Read more here.
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Gov. Tom Wolf visited Lock Haven University to launch a tour of the 14 state-owned universities and discuss his proposal to help thousands of low- and middle-class students afford their dream of a college education.
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Tony Romeo
February 12, 2020 - 6:27 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf has a scheduled appearance at West Chester University Thursday to promote his proposed scholarship program for students at state-owned universities. The governor kicked off his promotional tour Wednesday at Lock Haven University. Read more here.
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Protesters during Mike Pence's visit to St. Francis de Sales School.
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Justin Udo
February 05, 2020 - 3:49 pm
Vice President Mike Pence made a stop Wednesday in West Philadelphia to talk up the administration's support for funding tuition for private school students — what supporters call school choice. His visit brought out supporters and protesters. Read more here.
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Philadelphia police help lighten the load for some students going on to college and trade schools.
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Justin Udo
June 13, 2019 - 3:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police help lighten the load for some students going on to college and trade schools. For the last ten years, Saanai Legett has participated and worked with the Police Athletic League of Philadelphia. During that time, she's mentored and helped others in...
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Community College of Philadelphia played host Tuesday to some low-income, high achieving students who've won scholarships that offer, in part, free rides to community colleges.
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Paul Kurtz
May 28, 2019 - 3:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Community College of Philadelphia played host Tuesday to some low-income, high achieving students who've won scholarships that offer, in part, free rides to community colleges. Mastbaum High School senior Nina Gonzalez and her mother came close to giving up on...
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A group of women in pink boots spent their International Women's Day making beer at a brewery in the Callowhill section of Philadelphia in the name of education.
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John McDevitt
March 08, 2019 - 6:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A group of women in pink boots spent their International Women's Day making beer at a brewery in the Callowhill section of Philadelphia. Prominent women from the Philadelphia beer scene spent the day brewing "Smash It Up Saison" at Love City Brewing. "The saison is...
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FILE - In this Thursday, April 19, 2018, file photo, former New York City Mayor and United Nations Special Envoy for Climate Action Michael Bloomberg speaks at World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings, in Washington.
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November 18, 2018 - 5:55 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Sunday he's donating $1.8 billion to his alma mater, Johns Hopkins University, to boost financial aid for low- and middle-income students. The Baltimore university said the contribution — the largest ever to any education...
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