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When she graduated from UWM in 2013, Chanel Edwards had a school-aged son and five job offers.
The Life Impact Program at UW-Milwaukee had one more success story in its archive Originally established in partnership with the Jane Bradley Pettit Foundation, Life Impact is a unique wrap-around program that aims to lift families out of poverty by helping UWM students navigate both parenthood and college.
“Because we know that children who have parents that go to college are more likely to go to college themselves, we can have a huge impact on …
More than 3,500 MPS high school students were be able to meet representatives from dozens of colleges, universities, higher educational resources, apprenticeship programs and career opportunities on Tuesday as Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) and district partners host the 8th Annual Fresh Coast Classic College and Resource Fair.
Sponsors of the event include the Mandel Group, Molina Healthcare, MPS, the Forest County Potawatomi Foundation, Running Rebels and the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee (UWM).
“Milwaukee Public Schools and our partners are committed to preparing students for success in college and careers,” MPS Superintendent Dr. …
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The Northwestern Mutual Foundation is pleased to announce their brand new scholarship, the Milwaukee Neighborhood Scholarship, for students residing in their three targeted neighborhoods– Amani, Metcalfe Park and Muskego Way.
Applications are now being accepted for the Northwestern Mutual Milwaukee Neighborhood Scholarship, available to first generation college students with a permanent residence in the Milwaukee zip codes including 53206 (Amani), 53210 (Metcalfe Park) and 53204 (Muskego Way).
The scholarship is open to students intending to enroll in full time undergraduate study at one of the following accredited four year colleges or universities …
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UW Credit Union is now accepting applications for its Community Values scholarship program.
Seven $2,000 scholarships will be given to high school seniors this May.
“We’re looking for students who not only are strong scholars, but who are also focused on making their communities better places to live,” said Jaimes Johnson, Director of Community & Campus Relations at UW Credit Union.
“Our recipients share our same commitment to bettering people’s lives.”
As part of the application process, students must submit an essay about their community service work and how it is meaningful to both …
The Running Rebels Community Organization recently hosted their 33 rd Annual Scholarship Banquet on November 1, 2013 at the Italian Conference Center in beautiful downtown Milwaukee.
More than 400 people attended the event.
This year’s banquet focused on recognizing the accomplishments of both current youth who have been involved in Running Rebels programs and those past youth participants and staff in our 33 year history.
The agency was proud to award $11,000 in scholarships to deserving college students from the Milwaukee area.
The scholarship recipients were: Nicholas Troug $2000 (Millkin University), Nickolas Stokes $1000 …
Keyimani Alford took a work study job to help pay for his university education, and it turned into a career.
“I enjoy the interaction with the students and their families, helping them with the logistics of getting financial aid,” says Alford, who is now an assistant director in the Department of Financial Aid, Student Employment and Military Education Benefits at the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee.
Maria Solis received financial aid for college that turned her life in a totally different direction.
“I was from a low-income, first generation immigrant family, headed by a …
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CSL Image Consulting, Inc. is accepting applications and scholarship letters for its Winter Modeling and Etiquette Camps for children ages 4-12 and teens ages 13-19. The camps are designed to introduce individuals to all aspects of promotional, commercial, print and runway modeling as well as acting. In addition, students will learn how to compete in local talent searches, cotillions and pageants. All camp workshops will help participants focus on developing their confidence, values, personality and a healthy life style.
Youth will be instilled with valuable life skills such as appropriate manners, …
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The H. Matthew Beecham Scholarship, Inc. presents “I Don’t Know What You Come to Do, I Come to Praise Him” a musical on Friday, August 17, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. at Canaan Baptist Church. Special guests are the New Glory Bound Singers and The Inner Circle Gospel Singers. The cost of the musical is $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for children 17 and under.
The H. Matthew Beecham Scholarship was started many years ago and is named after the late Rev. H. Matthew Beecham. The scholarship fund supports qualifying students from …
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By Taki S. Raton
The Milwaukee Alumni Association announces a scholarship offering for Tennessee State University (TSU). To qualify for assistance, the applicant must be a graduating high school senior with plans to attend the university in the coming fall term or a student in good standing currently enrolled at TSU.
Criteria include a high school or a TSU transcript showing a cumulative G.P.A. of 2.5 or above, proof of acceptance or current enrollment at TSU, two letters of recommendation from a teacher, official church representative and/or community leader, and the submission …
The Milwaukee Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. held its 36th Annual Literary Luncheon on Saturday, April 28, 2012 at the Italian Conference Center. Special guest was author and practicing attorney Pamela Samuels Young, author of ‘Buying Time’. Pictured above are: Jacqueline Beauchamp-Russell, Joyce Hall, Eve Hall, Margaret Todd and Pamela Samuels Young (center). (Photo by Robert A. Bell)
2012 Scholarship Award Recipients for the Delta Memorial Endowment Fund, Inc. are pictured above: Rachel A. Wilkinson received the Dorothy Nelle Sanders Award, a student at Nicolet High School. The …