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$7.3 million will be spent to create or expand free college education programs in New York prisons. Among the seven colleges who will offer the College-in-Prison Reentry Program at 17 state correctional facilities over the next five years is Cornell University.

NY to Spend $7.3M on College-in-Prison Program

August 8, 2017 9:56 AM
by Susan Dutca
$7.3 million will be spent to create or expand free college education programs in New York prisons. Among the seven colleges who will offer the College-in-Prison Reentry Program at 17 state

    School is starting again soon. For some, that may bring a sense of dread - back to early morning alarms, late night homework, and for others, having to start college applications or finding ways to pay upcoming tuition bills. If searching for and applying to scholarships wasn't on your summer bucket list and you're now scrambling to find last-minute college scholarships, don't worry. We took it upon ourselves to create a Back to School Scholarship list. Whether you're a high school student, incoming college freshman or returning college student, get financially ready for a new school year with these back to school scholarships:

Back to School Scholarships 2017

August 3, 2017 3:51 PM
by Susan Dutca
School is starting again soon. For some, that may bring a sense of dread - back to early morning alarms, late night homework, and for others, having to start college applications or finding
In an effort to address the lack of LGBTQ inclusion at HBCUs, Spelman College will offer a new scholars program for LGBTQ advocates beginning in fall of 2017. Two sophomores will get the chance to win renewable scholarships for LGBTQ activism/advocacy worth $25,000 each.

College to Offer LGBTQ Activist Scholarships

August 1, 2017 9:08 AM
by Susan Dutca
In an effort to address the lack of LGBTQ inclusion at HBCUs, Spelman College will offer a new scholars program for LGBTQ advocates beginning in fall of 2017. Two sophomores will get the chance to
In an effort to address the lack of LGBTQ inclusion at HBCUs, Spelman College will offer a new scholars program for LGBTQ advocates beginning in fall of 2017. Two sophomores will get the chance to win renewable scholarships for LGBTQ activism/advocacy worth $25,000 each.

College to Offer LGBTQ Activist Scholarships

August 1, 2017 9:08 AM
by Susan Dutca
In an effort to address the lack of LGBTQ inclusion at HBCUs, Spelman College will offer a new scholars program for LGBTQ advocates beginning in fall of 2017. Two sophomores will get the chance to

    Everyone could always use an extra $500 or $1,000 to help pay for college. With increases in college tuition, the financial burden can be particularly troubling for low-income families. In some cases, pricey college costs may completely deter students from pursuing higher education. With financial aid help from scholarships and grants, low-income families can land free money for college that does not have to be repaid. Based on your family income, you may qualify for income-based or need-based scholarships. Here's a preview of scholarships based on income:

Income-Based Scholarships

July 26, 2017 9:11 AM
by Susan Dutca
Everyone could always use an extra $500 or $1,000 to help pay for college. With increases in college tuition, the financial burden can be particularly troubling for low-income families. In some
By a unanimous vote, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Monday to expand Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits. Among other benefits, there will no longer be a 15-year limit on the use of postsecondary education benefits.

House Passes New GI Bill Benefits

July 25, 2017 11:23 AM
by Susan Dutca
By a unanimous vote, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Monday to expand Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits. Among other benefits, there will no longer be a 15-year limit on the use of
It's senior year of high school and you're just about ready to graduate and move on to the next chapter in your life. Have you been accepted to college, enrolled in the military or a trade school, planned a gap-year or secured a job? If not, you may not be eligible to receive your diploma. Starting in 2020, Chicago high school seniors will have to demonstrate any one of the above in order to graduate.

Chicago Schools: "No Plan, No Diploma"

July 11, 2017 9:28 AM
by Susan Dutca
It's senior year of high school and you're just about ready to graduate and move on to the next chapter in your life. Have you been accepted to college, enrolled in the military or a trade school,
Due to a new budget deal, all qualified students will soon be admitted into one of the 23 campuses at California State University. With some of the more competitive schools only accepting 30-34 percent of its applicants, qualified students have been historically denied because campuses were too full. While the initiative gives students more access to higher education, there is a catch.

CSU to Admit All Qualified Students

July 3, 2017 11:02 AM
by Susan Dutca
Due to a new budget deal, all qualified students will soon be admitted into one of the 23 campuses at California State University. With some of the more competitive schools only accepting 30-34

    Serving your country is no easy task and for those who made the decision to do so, there are various types of scholarships to help pay for college. Whether you're in the Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy, Army or other division, there are many scholarships for which you may qualify. There are also scholarships designated specifically for children, spouses or descendants of active or retired military personnel. Check out our long list of military scholarships or visit this page for even more opportunities!:

Military Scholarships

June 29, 2017 4:07 PM
by Susan Dutca
Serving your country is no easy task and for those who made the decision to do so, there are various types of scholarships to help pay for college. Whether you're in the Air Force, Marine
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