Floyd Green Bats For More Scholarships

Floyd Green Bats For More Scholarships

Earl Jarrett (second right), general manager of Jamaica National Building Society and chairman of JN Foundation, and Floyd Green, minister of state in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, pin JN Scholars awardees at a Jamaica National Foundation Scholarship Awards function in 2016. 1 2 State Minister for Education, Youth and Information Floyd Green is imploring more Jamaicans, including those in the diaspora, to become involved by offering more scholarships to needy Jamaican students. “Sometimes we may see it just as a way to help an individual, when, in…

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7 Indians selected for Gates Cambridge Scholarship

7 Indians selected for Gates Cambridge Scholarship

The scholarship programme was established in October 2000 by a donation from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to the university.(Reuters File) Seven Indians are among 92 scholars from 28 countries selected for the prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship to pursue postgraduate study in various subjects at the University of Cambridge from the academic year beginning later this year. The 2018 cohort comprising 49 women and 43 men will pursue PhD and MPhil courses. The scholarship programme, established in October 2000 by a donation from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation…

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How to sign up for Mike Rowe’s trade scholarship

How to sign up for Mike Rowe’s trade scholarship

If you or someone you know is interested in a job in the trades — such as plumbing, electrical work or welding — former “Dirty Jobs” host Mike Rowe is offering a scholarship program through his charitable foundation that will offer money for skilled jobs training. This is the fifth year in a row that the organization has offered its Work Ethic Scholarship, which is taking applications through June 4. The amount awarded has not been specified in terms of dollars, but the organization refers to it as a “pile of money” and, in a video announcing…

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Exeter-Milligan high schooler receives 80K scholarship

Exeter-Milligan high schooler receives 80K scholarship

The Horne family stand together as Hannah Horne is presented a $80,000 scholarship check to attend the College of Saint Mary. From left to right, Ben Horne, Hannah Horne, Connie Horne, and Caleb Horne. News-Times/Steph Peyatt EXETER — Hannah Horne, a senior at Exeter-Milligan High School, was surprised with the Marie Curie Scholarship on Monday afternoon, which is a $80,000 scholarship from the College of Saint Mary in Omaha. Patricia Saavedra, the director of enrollment services at CSM, visited Exeter-Milligan High School to present the check to Horne in front…

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Every scholarship seeker’s friend, Buddy4Study aims to be India’s largest scholarship platform

Every scholarship seeker’s friend, Buddy4Study aims to be India’s largest scholarship platform

Noida-based Buddy4Study started out from a small apartment in 2011. Seven years later, the edtech startup has 600k registered members, operates in 20 states, and is eyeing expansion. “Buddy4Study is a classic garage to success startup story. However, our humble beginnings started from an apartment rather than a garage. Though the platform was started in 2011, real growth and traction started from May 2015 when all the co-founders came together,” highlights Manasvi Singh, Co-founder and Co-CEO of Buddy4Study. The platform aims to connect students with India’s scholarship ecosystem using technology. The…

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‘Minority students deprived of higher education scholarships’

‘Minority students deprived of higher education scholarships’

Students from religious minorities seeking higher education are entitled to scholarships from the state’s Minorities Development department, but not all of them are getting it. This was the contention of the Opposition during proceedings of the Legislative Council. Raising the Calling Attention Motion on the floor of the House, Congress’s Sunil Tambe alleged that hundreds of eligible students are being deprived of the benefit. Replying to the motion, Minister of State (Minorities Development) Dilip Kamble argued that the state’s scheme receives less than desired response due to the existence of…

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TISS stir today over cutbacks in scholarship

TISS stir today over cutbacks in scholarship

MUMBAI: Students at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences will boycott classes, field work and submissions on Wednesday in protest against the decision of the institute not to provide scholarships to the economically backward. The institute cut its financial aid programme and students who depend on the Government of India Post-Matric Scholarshipshave all been asked to pay their tuition. On May 26, TISS announced it will no longer be able to provide scholarships to SC and ST students. “The ministry of social justice and empowerment, the ministry of tribal affairs, and the state government have not reimbursed…

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Mumbai: Scholarships are paid by states, we have no role in it, says TISS

Mumbai: Scholarships are paid by states, we have no role in it, says TISS

Mumbai: The Tata Institute of Social Science, Mumbai, on Wednesday comes up with a clarification regarding the report of a protest by its students against payment of fees, stoppage of scholarships, etc. In a statement released by the TISS said that the Government of India Post Matric Scholarship is paid by the Social Welfare Department/ Tribal Welfare Department of the respective State Government on receipt of the application submitted by the student. The Institute has no role in the scholarship disbursement except certifying the bonafide of students. These scholarships are paid…

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Rhodes scholarships opened up to students from UK and rest of world

Rhodes scholarships opened up to students from UK and rest of world

 Charles Conn, the warden of the Rhodes Trust: ‘We don’t think it’s our business to make apologies for Cecil Rhodes as a person. Our job is to support the scholarships.’ Photograph: Alicia Canter for the Guardian The Rhodes scholarship – the oldest and most prestigious international graduate award – is to be opened to applicants from Britain and the rest of the world for the first time, the Rhodes Trust is to announce. From their foundation more than 100 years ago, funded by a massive bequest from the imperialist tycoon…

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Scholarship opportunity for underprivileged students: Know how to apply

Scholarship opportunity for underprivileged students: Know how to apply

The Nurture Merit cum Means Scholarship 2018 invites applications from students pursuing graduation. It is an initiative to support meritorious graduates, belonging to the underprivileged section of the society. In order to be eligible for the scholarship, students need to go through the below-mentioned procedure: Eligibility criteria Educational qualification: Candidates interested in applying need to posses Bachelor’s degree with 75 per cent and above from a recognised university/institute. Also, interested candidate should have a family income less than Rs 2 lakh per annum from all the sources. Scholarship reward: Each…

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