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Scholarship America & Ancestry: Partnering to Help Students Make History

Scholarship America & Ancestry: Partnering to Help Students Make History By Matt Konrad For Ancestry, the world’s largest family history company, sponsoring a scholarship means much more than just helping students afford college—it means investing in future leaders, building equity in the STEM workforce and ensuring the next generation can write their own history. Scholarship America is proud to work …

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How to Start a Scholarship Fund

How to Start a Scholarship Fund By Matt Konrad Updated June 2024 Starting a scholarship fund is an outstanding way to make an impact on the world, change the lives of students and leave a legacy for yourself, your organization or your company. But creating and managing a program on your own requires extra time, money and training. Ongoing marketing, …

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McCall MacBain Scholarship for International Students 2024-25, Canada

The McCall McBain Scholars program is a prestigious academic initiative that empowers exceptional students to drive positive change in the world. Founded by the McCall MacBain Foundation, the program selects talented individuals from around the globe who demonstrate exceptional intellect, leadership potential, and a commitment to making a difference. Scholars receive full financial support for their studies at McGill University …

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Can Scholarships and Emergency Aid Fix Two-Year College Enrollment?

Can Scholarships and Emergency Aid Fix Two-Year College Enrollment? By Matt Konrad For millions of students, two-year colleges seem like a perfect fit. Community colleges, vocational-technical institutions and trade schools allow students to pursue valuable higher-education credits more cheaply, flexibly and closer to home than the majority of four-year universities—and they can be a lifeline for working parents, older students …

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Roundup of Recent Faculty Research News

May 15, 2024 Eric Goldman   Prof. Margalynne Armstrong received Berkeley Law’s LSAD 2024 Distinguished Alumni Award Prof. Michael Asimow posted a paper, “The Last Frontier: Fair Procedure in Informal Administrative Adjudication.”   Prof. Eric Goldman delivered the 2024 Nies Lecture at Marquette Law School on the topic of “Generative AI is Doomed.” The Register reported on the talk, and it …

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How Scholarships Fill in the FAFSA Gap

How Scholarships Fill in the FAFSA Gap By Scholarship America Updated May 2024 The Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) is a crucial tool for students and their families—and that’s why the technical issues and delays that accompanied the FAFSA rollout in 2024 have thrown so many plans into disarray. The results of the FAFSA have a major impact on …

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Gen Z Students Disappointed with Financial Aid Offers Arising from the New FAFSA

In April 2024, ScholarshipOwl conducted a survey to help us develop a better understanding of the true impact of the troubled rollout of the new Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on Gen Z students. We began studying this topic earlier this year, and presented our results in April 2024. Our April survey delved further into the topic, focusing …

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How Students Can Graduate With Less Student Loan Debt

By Claire Berge SchmidtUpdated May 2024 Texans have an average of more than $26,000 in student loan debt. Residents of New Hampshire, almost $40,000. People in nearly half the states in the union face an average loan debt of more than $30,000.  Wherever you may live, student loan debt is a problem that hits home. Even with student debt repayment …

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Scholarship for Germany for Indian Students in 2024

Germany has become an increasingly popular destination for Indian students seeking quality education abroad. With world-renowned universities offering a wide range of programs taught in English, studying in Germany opens doors to excellent academic opportunities and vibrant cultural experiences. One of the primary reasons Indian students seek scholarship for Germany is the affordability factor. While tuition fees in Germany are …

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Which is Better for Indian Students?

Beyond the charm of sightseeing and beaches, the USA vs Australia have become powerhouses for international students, especially those from India.  While both countries offer incredible travel experiences, they also boast world-class universities that attract ambitious Indian minds seeking to elevate their academic journeys.  When it comes to the comparison between the USA vs Australia for higher education, both countries …

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