Students with Type 1 Diabetes Get a Boost from Lilly Diabetes to Attend College


College freshmen face tremendous pressure, often trying to adjust to tough academic standards while living away from home for the first time. The stress of freshman year can be multiplied when the student is managing a chronic disease such as type 1 diabetes. To help ease the burden, Lilly Diabetes today announced the fulfillment of its two-year, $200,000 commitment pledged in early 2014 to the Diabetes Scholars Foundation (Foundation) to fund the Lilly Diabetes Tomorrow’s Leaders Scholarship.

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Life Happens Seeks Applications for 2015 Life Lessons Scholarship


Non-Profit Will Award an Unprecedented $225,000 to 28 Students Life Happens, a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating Americans about the importance of life insurance, is now accepting applications for its annual Life Lessons Scholarship Program. The scholarship, now in its 11th year, provides financial assistance to students who are persevering through the hardship of pursuing a higher education following the death of a parent or legal guardian who did not have life insurance.

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White House Unveils America’s College Promise Proposal


White House Has Plan to Offer Tuition-Free Community College for Responsible Students Nearly a century ago, a movement that made high school widely available helped lead to rapid growth in the education and skills training of Americans, driving decades of economic growth and prosperity. America thrived in the 20th century in large part because we had the most educated workforce in the world.  But other nations have matched or exceeded the secret to our success. Today, more than ever, Americans need more knowledge and skills to meet the demands of a growing global economy without having to take on decades of debt before they even embark on their career.

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National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Announces Scholarships Available For 2015

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More Than $1 Million Given to Students Pursuing Long-term, Rewarding Careers in the Restaurant Industry in 2014 The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) opened the application process for its 2015 merit-based scholarships today. Multiple scholarships, with awards ranging from $1,750 – $10,000, are available for educators and students pursuing dynamic and enriching long-term careers in the restaurant industry. The NRAEF awarded more than $1 million in scholarships in 2014.

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Top US Community Colleges Commit to Collectively Graduating Nearly 50 Percent More Students by 2020

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Aspen Institute announces new $100,000 award for “Most Improved” in student success as part of March 2015 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence Award Top community colleges in the nation today committed to collectively graduating an additional 6,500 students by 2020, including many from disadvantaged backgrounds. At the White House College Opportunity Day of Action, a summit hosted by President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, the 15 participating colleges – all former winners and finalists for the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence – pledged to increase the total number of graduates produced by nearly 50 percent above current levels.

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